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2014-05-08 23:05:42

UT Rockets retain ESP to study strategies for continuous improvement of Athletic Department Operations. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Damon Evans, Founder and Managing Director of Evolution Sports Partners (“ESP”), and former Athletic Director at University of Georgia, has announced that the University of Toledo Athletic Department has engaged ESP to conduct a study and explore strategies for continuous quality improvement of the Rockets’ operations. “My partners and I...

2014-05-06 16:34:56

The video commemorates the 60th anniversary of the first sub 4 minute mile. It has been produced by Iffley Road, a new British running wear brand. LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- To commemorate Roger Bannister's four minute mile run, Iffley Road releases a new video that outlines the tremendous accomplishment and what it meant for the sport of running. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140506/85051 ) The four-minute mile had long been the Holy Grail of middle...

2014-04-30 20:22:57

- Boston Marathon champion to return home to lead 90-minute pace group following historic victory SAN DIEGO, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI) today announced that 2014 Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi will participate in the Suja Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon & 1/2 Marathon to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on Sunday, June 1. Returning to his hometown and continuing the nationwide celebration of his victory, Meb will hit the...

2014-04-30 16:27:16

HONOLULU, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Engineered for Excellence. Built for Performance." This is the pledged outcome for members at ENGINE© Sports Lab, but does it really work? McKenna Granato, a volleyball player and senior at Punahou High School, believes it does. Her parents, coaches, and teammates agree. According to Granato, since working out at ENGINE Sports Lab, she is stronger and quicker, and has increased her vertical jump by three inches since January. ENGINE...

2014-04-28 12:28:31

Florida State and Connecticut sit atop the men's and women's standings, respectively, as the race for the Capital One Cup enters the home stretch MCLEAN, Va., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The race for the No. 1 spot in the Capital One Cup standings and a combined $400,000 in student-athlete scholarships is gaining momentum and the leading schools have clearly emerged after a thrilling winter sports season. Today, Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF), an official NCAA(®) Corporate...

2014-04-24 23:10:42

Generation UCAN an Element of Keflezighi’s Personal Success in Boston New York, NY (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Fresh off the heels of his recent Boston Marathon victory, Meb Keflezighi is rightly considered one of the country’s most successful endurance runners, and the 38-year-old elite athlete continues to consider Generation UCAN a valuable part of his training regimen and personal success. The go-to natural energy source for many of today’s Olympic, professional and collegiate...

2014-04-23 23:17:25

The Future Olympian Sports Clinics are headed to Atlanta, Ga after launching in Fiji Suva. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The clinics provide elite caliber training, hands on drills and techniques by five Olympic and World champion athletes with a combined total of 86 national and international medals. Partnering with the Georgia Track Club, these highly acclaimed athletes will provide instruction on proper technique, speed, agility, and core training. In addition, the athletes will...

2014-04-23 23:06:33

Meb Runs PR of 2:08:37 at Age 38 to Inspire Runners of All Ages San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The ElliptiGO Project, a group of elite athletes focused on using innovative training tools and techniques to improve performance, congratulated ElliptiGO Project member, Meb Keflezighi, on winning the 2014 Boston Marathon on Monday. Defeating a deep field stacked with international marathon winners, Meb held off Wilson Chebet of Kenya to finish with a new personal record of 2:08:37. With...

2014-04-23 12:25:35

1973 Marian College baseball team also inducted into M-Club Wall of Fame INDIANAPOLIS , April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marian University inducted Hulman & Company CEO Mark Miles and Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano into its Clayton Family Circle of Honor during a fundraiser dinner last night at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Catholic liberal arts university also honored its 1973 baseball team with a M-Club Wall of Fame induction. The fifth annual...

2014-04-18 12:21:47

BOSTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Both local and national REALTORS® joined together earlier this month to fundraise for REALTORS® running in the Boston Marathon. Representatives from the National, Massachusetts, and Greater Boston Associations of REALTORS® organized "REALTORS® Running for a Cause" on April 6 at Harpoon Brewery in Boston. The event was intended to help REALTORS® meet their fundraising goals in order to participate in the Boston Marathon on this...


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.'