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2014-09-09 16:24:59

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid mounting pressures on college sports, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics vowed it would intensify its efforts to promote changes that better align athletic programs with institutions' educational missions. The Commission again emphasized its commitment to efforts that address health and safety, athletic opportunities and financial issues that are putting at risk what is known as the collegiate model. Concerned that...

2014-09-03 08:31:09

Schools with Nine Powerhouse Programs Help Fans 'Do Game Day Right(TM)' Whether Tailgating on Campus or Staygating at Home ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics USA, official corporate partner of the NCAA and NCAA Football, is inviting college football fans to show their school spirit this fall as it embarks on a nine-school tour, giving fans a unique opportunity to experience LG's newest Ultra HD and OLED TVs featuring the Smart TV+ webOS platform, as well as a...

2014-08-31 23:04:11

Sports Conflict Institute’s Joshua Gordon and Dr. Ken Pendleton explore the world of NCAA college football with Yale University’s Associate Athletics Director Steve Conn. Discussed in the interview are the types of issues that are unique to college football, and unique features of Yale’s program, as compared to other college football programs. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 With the NCAA set to undergo significant change, the Sports Conflict Institute hosted an interview with...

2014-04-30 12:27:35

Flash Seats, the ID-based, digital ticketing platform, gets more than 76,000 fans into AT&T Stadium in North Texas CLEVELAND, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veritix® today announced that the 2014 NCAA Men's Final Four set new records for digital adoption, with more than 76,000 fans entering AT&T Stadium for Final Four championship weekend through Flash Seats®, the patented Veritix digital ticketing system. 2014 marks the sixth year that Flash Seats has been used for student...

2014-04-07 12:29:51

Deal includes added Mutual Fund category exclusivity MILWAUKEE, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern Mutual announced today it has extended its partnership with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA(®))( )until 2020, through a deal with CBS Sports® and Turner Sports ®. In addition to maintaining NCAA marketing and promotional rights in the life insurance, wealth management and retirement planning services categories, the deal means that the company also will...

2014-04-05 20:20:14

Silver Creek Elementary School Wins Physical Fitness Grant from LG and Project Fit America After Winning LG Coaches' Cook-Off(TM) Competition at 2014 NCAA® Final Four® ARLINGTON, Texas, April 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silver Creek Elementary School of Azle, Texas earned a physical fitness Project Fit America grant from LG Electronics USA after winning the LG Coaches Cook-Off(TM), which took place outside of AT&T Stadium, at the Infiniti Tip-Off Tailgate(TM), during the...

2014-04-04 08:24:04

Legendary Coach Tom Izzo Participates in TV Commercial in Connection with Werner's Sponsorship of the National Association of Basketball Coaches GREENVILLE, Pa., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Werner announced today that it will again partner with the NCAA® to provide a custom stepladder for the student-athletes and coaches during the net-cutting ceremony of the NCAA Men's Championship Game hosted in North Texas on April 7. As the official ladder of the NCAA Men's Basketball...

2014-04-03 12:25:45

Clyde Drexler and LG Put on Full Court Press in North Dallas with LG Fan House, LG Coaches' Cook-Off, LG Sustainability Initiatives ARLINGTON, Texas, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Official NCAA® Corporate Partner LG Electronics USA is taking North Texas by storm, helping fans "Do Game Day Right(TM)" through a variety of unique fan experiences for NCAA® Men's Final Four® weekend - from fun and engaging activities for the whole family at the LG Fan House to the signature LG Coaches'...

2014-04-02 12:22:51

ARLINGTON, Texas, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an exciting pre-game warm-up to the NCAA® Final Four®, local residents will have the opportunity to Do Game Day Right(TM) and bring in old TVs, computers and other electronic equipment for responsible recycling - free of charge. Official NCAA Corporate Partner LG Electronics USA will offer a special eCycling drop-off event utilizing the services of Waste Management. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110203/CG42292LOGO-d...

2014-03-31 12:27:14

Fan and charitable activities help celebrate Reese's sponsorship of the NCAA and NCAA Final Four® Weekend HERSHEY, Pa., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With NCAA March Madness® underway, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups is getting in on the action by announcing their sixth year in sponsoring the Reese's College All-Star Game, which will be played as part of the 2014 NCAA Final Four weekend. The game complements the brand's sponsorship of Reese's Final Four Friday® and its relationship...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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