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2010-09-01 08:15:00

DALLAS, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- MMA coach Greg Jackson is the featured guest on "Fighting Words with Mike Straka," this Friday, September 3 at 8:30 p.m. ET on HDNet, Your Home for MMA. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) Jackson, who trains some of the biggest names in MMA, from UFC Welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre, to Light Heavyweight contender Rashad Evans to rising star Jon Jones,...

2010-08-31 08:15:00

DALLAS, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- In a race against time, the U.S. Coast Guard, and expedition lead North South Polar, Inc., are trying to find the remains of three World War II heroes who crashed on the ice of Greenland in 1942. This may be one of the last chances to relocate, recover and repatriate the men before the glacier where they rest cleaves into the sea due to global warming. Award-winning HDNet World Report correspondent Paul Beban and his camera crew are on the expedition, in...

2010-08-27 08:15:00

DALLAS, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The showdown between MMA and boxing is finally here as James Toney and Randy Couture are ready to enter the octagon, but not before one final round of verbal sparring on HDNet's "Inside MMA," TONIGHT at 9:00 p.m. ET on HDNet. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) Both fighters talk about the historic matchup of a boxing champion and a UFC legend, as the raw, unfiltered...

2010-08-20 13:06:00

DALLAS, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: HDNet to air "Sengoku Raiden Championship 14" LIVE from the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan, late this Saturday night, August 21 at 11:00 pm PT. In the main event of the evening, Jorge Santiago defends his Sengoku Middleweight championship title against Kazuo Misaki. The fighters are meeting for a second time -the first match-up was in January 2009 at the Sengoku Raiden Championship event which determined the organization's first-ever...

2010-08-20 08:15:00

DALLAS, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In this week's premiere of "The Voice Vs. Tito Ortiz," MMA's controversial bad boy, UFC star Tito Ortiz, goes head-to-head in a humorous and soul-searching interview with the sport's most colorful television personality, Michael Schiavello. The program is set to air TONIGHT at 10:00 p.m. ET on HDNet. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) Anticipation for the episode,...

2010-08-18 13:31:00

DALLAS, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: In an exclusive interview with Kenny Rice on this Friday's "Inside MMA," James Toney doesn't hold back about his MMA debut with Randy "The Natural" Couture. In a no-holds-barred rant, Toney said, "All you have to do is knockout a couple of bums, all of a sudden you're a (UFC) hall of famer." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) Toney, the IBA Heavyweight...

2010-08-13 12:16:00

DALLAS, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Just twelve hours after his epic battle with Anderson Silva, UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen sat down for a frank and emotional 30-minute interview with Mike Straka, set to air this Friday, August 13 at 8:30 p.m. ET on HDNet. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) He also addresses the controversy that has arisen since the fight, questioning whether or not he really did...

2010-08-05 16:32:00

DALLAS, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: On this week's "Inside MMA," Tito Ortiz reminds fans why he's the original bad boy of MMA with his comments about his future opponent Matt "The Hammer" Hamill. In a bizarre statement, Ortiz said that Hamill has no equilibrium because, "he's deaf so he has a soft head and you hit him with more and more shots." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) Hamill, who is...

2010-08-03 08:15:00

DALLAS, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning tonight, "Dan Rather Reports" will present a three week series in August entitled "What Happened Next." In this series we will revisit popular stories from the recent past to inform viewers about changes to the situations, people and stories that we've investigated. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) During the month of August viewers will see updates to...

2010-07-30 16:03:00

DALLAS, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- An HDNet World Report team shooting at a Miami-Dade Metrorail Station captured a dramatic altercation between a local journalist and a Metrorail security guard - a clash now at the center of the debate over whether citizens can use their cameras in public places, and videotape their own interactions with police. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) The blogger,...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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