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2014-07-07 16:22:34

PHILADELPHIA, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remember when everybody was nervous about the calendar turning to 2000? That feeling describes defensive coordinators in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. South Dakota State senior running back Zach Zenner has set his sights on surpassing 2,000 rushing yards for the third straight season, which has never been done before on the FCS level. He enters the 2014 campaign as one of the favorites to win the 28th Walter Payton Award, and the...

2014-01-27 08:24:27

New Book Defines The 7 Choices That Lead To Greatness MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Bowl Champion Matt Birk has teamed up with leadership guru Rich Chapman to publish "All-Pro Wisdom: The 7 Choices That Lead to Greatness." Featuring exclusive interviews with a host of All-Pro players who speak of their own experiences with the seven choices, "All-Pro Wisdom" conveys the powerful message that greatness is for every person. (Photo:...

2013-11-27 23:28:50

How to stop America’s growing drug and alcohol abuse epidemic is the topic of a new video featuring an interview between Best Drug Rehabilitation’s Founder Per Wickstrom, and former NFLer Jarrett Payton, the son of football legend Walter Payton. (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 How to stop America’s growing drug and alcohol abuse epidemic is the topic of a new video featuring an interview between Best Drug Rehabilitation’s Founder Per Wickstrom, and former NFLer Jarrett Payton, the son...


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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