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2011-03-17 11:50:00

DALLAS, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This week's announcement that Forza, LLC, a subsidiary of Zuffa, LLC (which owns the Ultimate Fighting Championship® brand) purchased Strikeforce(TM) has stunned the mixed martial arts community. The move is arguably the most significant development in the sport since Zuffa's acquisition of PRIDE in 2008, and solidifies Zuffa's position as the largest MMA company in the world. (Logo:...

2011-03-17 09:59:00

DALLAS, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The topic of affordable health care for all has been at the forefront of the U.S. political landscape for years and Tuesday's "Dan Rather Reports" will take a look at one alternative to the government-mandated insurance included in President Obama's Health Care bill. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) For almost thirty years, so-called "health care sharing ministries" have existed as a way for Christians to share each...

2011-03-10 09:19:00

DALLAS, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HDNet, "Your Home for MMA" presents more LIVE events than any other network, and this Friday is no exception as "Shark Fights" makes its debut on the network presenting a solid card from top to bottom. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) In the main event of the evening middleweight contender Danillo Villefort (12-3) meets UFC veteran and former IFL Middleweight Champion Matt Horwich (26-17-1). Villefort is riding a three...

2011-03-03 15:44:00

DALLAS, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Tuesday's "Dan Rather Reports" will present a story about Betty Dukes, a 61 year old Walmart greeter from California who says she has been discriminated against on the basis of her gender. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) And Dukes is not alone. She is the lead plaintiff on a class action suit that could include millions of other women who have worked at Walmart, most as hourly wage earners. But the Supreme Court...

2011-03-03 12:32:00

DALLAS, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MMA's Lightweight division is arguably the most competitive weight class in the sport with three champions in three different promotions jockeying for the top spot. Politics will almost certainly keep them from tangling in the cage anytime soon, but this Friday, the top 155 pound dogs from the UFC and Bellator will be side-by-side on HDNet's "Inside MMA" at 9:00 p.m. ET. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) UFC...

2011-02-28 15:28:00

DALLAS, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomorrow night's "Dan Rather Reports" presents a surprising look at nuclear power and how new developments in the field have created cleaner, more efficient reactors that could create a virtual "nuclear renaissance." But, the price tag for building these new reactors may be more than the U.S. Department of Energy is ready for. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) Although the United States led the way in the development...

2011-02-24 09:35:00

DALLAS, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HDNet is "Your Home for MMA" this Friday night as the network will present wall-to-wall MMA action featuring the LIVE broadcast of "HDNet Fights: Maximum Fighting Championship 28 - Supremacy" at 10:00 p.m. ET. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) MFC will kick off its 2011 season in style as home grown talents Ryan "Big Deal" Jimmo (13-1) meets Dwayne "D-Bomb" Lewis (13-6) for the vacant MFC Light Heavyweight Title. Jimmo...

2011-02-17 10:24:00

DALLAS, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The MMA world is still buzzing over the opening round of the "Strikeforce(TM) World Grand Prix Heavyweight Tournament." Antonio Silva and Sergei Kharitonov advanced to the semi-finals, but the story of the night was the upset of Fedor Emelianenko. Tomorrow night's "Inside MMA" has complete highlights of the event plus post-fight interviews with Ron Kruck. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) Emelianenko has lost his last...

2011-02-16 14:35:00

DALLAS, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Can't get enough of "Naughty But Nice with Rob Shuter?" Well, neither can HDNet! The network has just extended the celebrity talk show by adding 26 new episodes to the mix. "Naughty But Nice with Rob Shuter," hosted by one of the most widely read gossip columnists in the world, airs on HDNet every Saturday at 1:00 p.m. ET/PT with a same-day encore presentation at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO)...

2011-02-14 08:15:00

DALLAS, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tuesday's "Dan Rather Reports" travels to the West Bank, a place previously known as one of the more dangerous places in the world, but now surprisingly calm in the face of the tumult shaking the Middle East - thanks in part to a little-known U.S. military program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) For about five years, the United States has been quietly funding and training new Palestinian security forces that now are a...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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