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2011-06-16 09:00:00

Miami Heat Star Recognized for His Dedication to His Children GERMANTOWN, Md., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) has named Dwyane Wade a recipient of a 2011 Fatherhood Award(TM) for his dedication to his two sons. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110426/DC88568LOGO) Wade was recently awarded custody of his children, and despite the demands on his time as a professional athlete, he is committed to maintaining a high level of...

2011-02-07 21:55:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In his first speech as chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA), Utah auto dealer Stephen Wade said today that he is looking forward to working with manufacturers, regulators and Congress to ensure that the nation's economic recovery continues as vehicle sales rebound this year. Highlights from 2011 NADA Chairman Stephen Wade's speech: "It finally feels like we're headed in the right direction. Manufacturers are producing...

2010-08-06 09:24:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of his ongoing commitment to giving back to his hometown community, Miami HEAT star and Chicago-native Dwyane Wade is bringing together his friends from the sports and entertainment world for the Wade's World Weekend 4-day fundraising event, including a benefit dinner, bowling event, entertainment night and youth programs. All net proceeds benefit the Wade's World Foundation and local Chicago community organizations. "Chicago is my home and it will...

2010-08-02 12:57:00

MIAMI, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Seminole Hard Rock Present The Summer Groove Hosted by Zo and D. Wade came to an end on Sunday, July 18, and was heralded as the most successful to-date. The five-day fundraising extravaganza, hosted by Alonzo Mourning and Dwyane Wade, now in its 14th year, took place throughout South Florida, from July 14 - 18, 2010, with all proceeds raised from each event benefiting Alonzo Mourning Charities and Wade's World Foundation. (Photo:...

2010-05-28 10:29:00

MIAMI, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading digital design and marketing agency The Factory Interactive was selected by the NBA's Miami HEAT to develop and execute WeWantWade.com -- a grass-roots, online site designed to let Dwyane Wade know just how much he means to HEAT fans and the South Florida community. Launched earlier this month, the site harnesses the power of social media's most powerful tools allowing Wade fans to send the wunderkind personal messages via phone, Twitter or video...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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