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2014-05-16 12:26:15

Recipients honored by NFL legend Tony Dungy BOWLING GREEN, Ky., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Russell Athletic and All Pro Dad, a national charity dedicated to strengthening the relationship between fathers and their children, today announced the 2014 winners of the "Always There Award," an honor given to the unsung heroes who support high school athletic programs. The recipients are Susan Gallian (Waynesboro, Tenn.); Ronnie Herrington (Laurel, Miss.); Tricia Matthews (Willis, Tex.)...

2010-11-30 13:31:00

CAROL STREAM, Ill., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Drew Brees, the author of Coming Back Stronger: Unleashing the Hidden Power of Adversity, has been named by Sports Illustrated as its 2010 "Sportsman of the Year." Released this past July 6, and written with Chris Fabry, Coming Back Stronger reached as high as No. 1 on the Wall Street Journal, No. 2 on the Publishers Weekly, and No. 3 on the New York Times hardcover nonfiction lists. More than 200,000 copies of the book are in print....

2009-10-02 17:08:47

University of Oregon football coach Chip Kelly says suspended running back LeGarrette Blount has a chance to return this season. No time line was given. Kelly suspended the senior on Sept. 4 for the rest of the season for punching a Boise State player following a 19-8 loss to the Broncos. When Kelly announced the suspension, he said Blount could take part in all team activities, including practice, but would not be allowed to play in any game. After speaking with a number of nationally...

2009-08-11 14:45:00

Quarterback Michael Vick, a free man after serving federal time for a dogfighting conviction, may be playing in the NFL again soon, his agent said Tuesday. Joel Segal told ESPN Radio there are a lot of teams interested in signing his client and it's not a matter of if, but when. Former NFL coach Tony Dungy, appointed by the league as a mentor to the 29-year-old former Atlanta Falcons quarterback, also is in Vick's corner, saying he has recommended him to teams. Dungy told ESPN coaches have...

2009-07-16 14:17:14

Former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick, ending two months of house arrest after 18 months behind bars, is still a team question mark despite support. National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell says he'll consider lifting his suspension of Vick, but observes: It's not a right to play in the NFL. It's a privilege. Falcons owner Arthur Blank says he doesn't want Vick to return to his team and released him June 12 after numerous attempts to trade him failed. I doubt (Goodell)...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.