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2014-09-18 12:26:39

True Sport Performance Brand Highlights New Fabrics and All-Terrain Wear with Updated Line of Running, Team and Training Products IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Embarking on a new season of advanced technologies designed to meet the needs of every kind of athlete, ASICS America reveals its Spring 2015 collection with brand new products as well as updates to immortal favorites in footwear, apparel and accessories. With a focus on overcoming the elements and...

2014-09-08 12:26:33

Note to media: Broadcast-quality B-roll is available at SendtoNews.com. MONTREAL, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee is pleased to announce that five--time Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc (Montreal, Que.) has been named Team Canada's Chef de Mission for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, marking exactly two years to go until competition begins in Rio. Petitclerc competed at five Paralympic Games in wheelchair racing (Barcelona, Atlanta, Sydney, Athens and Beijing),...

2014-08-26 12:25:06

World's Leading Helmet Manufacturer Combines Flexibility and Functionality; Latest Offering Aims to Enhance Player Performance and Protection ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The future of football helmets has arrived. Riddell today officially introduced the SpeedFlex, a new helmet that reduces impact force transfer to the athlete by selectively adding flexibility to key helmet components. The latest offering from the world's leading helmet manufacturer also boasts...

2014-08-21 08:33:13

Recent Study and Pro Athlete Demand Influence New Segment for Growing Business. NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Essentia announces the launch of Essentia Athletics and the ProCor(TM) bed, the answer to an increased demand for custom performance sleep products among professional athletes. NHL elite such as Jonathan Toews captain of the Chicago Blackhawks, Matt Duchene of the Colorado Avalanche, the Montreal Canadiens Lars Eller and Jonathan Bernier of the Toronto Maple Leafs,...

2014-08-14 08:27:24

Pro Athlete Direct(TM) Discusses Athletes' Immediate Need for Qualified Legal Representation SEATTLE, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro Athlete Direct(TM), the company that connects attorneys with professional athlete clients, identified a troubling trend facing the nation's professional athletes: Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140813/136125 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140813/136124 Research indicates that 60 to 80 percent of pro athletes will divorce(([1])) in...

2014-08-08 08:24:41

SEATTLE, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro Athlete Direct(TM), the company that connects financial advisors with professional athlete clients, thinks that advisors should take note of the recent news that basketball star LeBron James is returning home to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers. For financial professionals who want to serve the pro athlete clientele, James' move reveals the premium that pro athletes place on personal relationships and security when it comes to making business...

2014-08-05 08:29:59

Charles Joins San Francisco's Anquan Boldin, Frank Gore and Washington's Pierre Garcon on Cutters Gloves Elite Athlete Roster MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cutters Gloves, the creators of C-TACK(TM) performance grip material, today announced the addition of All-Pro Kansas City running back Jamaal Charles to its roster of world-class athletes. As part of the multi-year partnership, Charles will be wearing Cutters Gloves exclusively on the field. Charles will also be...

2014-08-04 12:27:15

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The start of a new school year in the Keystone State typically means a new Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) fall sports season is here. With plenty of energy after a summer of training, student-athletes and coaches are eager to hit the fields and courts for official practices, while fans start to make plans for Friday Night Lights. The fall months are an exciting time for those who enjoy sports whether...

2014-07-23 23:29:50

Dara Torres shares her Gold Medal workout secrets in an exciting new Health & Fitness app allowing fitness enthusiasts of all levels a chance to get fit. Cary, NC (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 As the first female athlete ever to grace the pages of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition and the oldest competitor to compete in the Olympic Games, Dara Torres knows a thing or two about keeping her body in top physical shape. Now the dynamic celebrity mom will have the opportunity to share her...

2014-07-17 16:24:52

--ASICS America Dominates Celebrated Volleyball Event with Kerri Walsh Jennings Sponsorship, New Competition Swimwear and the Kerri Cannon Consumer Challenge-- IRVINE, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ASICS America Corporation mans the net with continued title sponsorship of the 2014 World Series of Beach Volleyball for the second year in a row. This year's tournament, taking place in Long Beach, Calif. from July 22 - 27(th), boasts a record-setting purse prize of more than $1 million,...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'