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2014-04-28 12:28:10

Mike Eruzione, Steve Grogan, Bill Russell, Luis Tiant, Others to Discuss Lives and Sports at AARP'S Life@ 50+ National Event and Expo BOSTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New England sports legends Mike Eruzione, Steve Grogan, Bill Russell and Luis Tiant, will speak on a panel moderated by James "JB" Brown at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on Friday, May 9, 2014, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm as part of AARP's bi-annual Life@50+ National Event & Expo taking...

2014-04-25 16:22:41

Nationwide fundraising campaign to raise money for ALS research WASHINGTON, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seventy-five years ago, on July 4, 1939, Lou Gehrig delivered what is now known as sports' most famous speech. Suffering from the symptoms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), he died less than two years later at the age of 37. Today, Gehrig remains an inspiration, representing fortitude, humility and courage to the tens of thousands of Americans living with Lou...

2014-04-25 16:22:28

CHICAGO, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 20 percent of children ages 8-12 and 45 percent of 13-14 year-olds experience shoulder and elbow pain at some point during the baseball season. In fact, overuse complications are responsible for more than half of all sports injuries among middle and high school athletes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120118/CG37630LOGO These alarming statistics were the impetus for a new program offered...

Junk Food Hazards Of Youth Baseball
2014-04-25 09:13:12

Marguerite Beck, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Researchers find unhealthy foodscape at youth baseball field 'Take me out to the ballgame' doesn't exactly conjure up images of apple slices and kale chips. The more likely culprits include French fries, soda and the occasional box of Crackerjacks. Unfortunately for children who play youth baseball, eating unhealthy food during practices and games may be contributing to weight problems, according to researchers at Wake Forest...

2014-04-24 23:08:48

First of 160 Nationwide SmartKage Installations Open in Concord, CA and Middleton, MA Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 More than seven years in development, SmartKage -- the future of baseball player evaluation -- has launched the first of 160 planned nationwide locations in California and Massachusetts. Baseball and softball players of all levels of competition can now get their performance data at Mike Murphy Baseball, 2470 Bates Avenue, Concord, CA. and Extra Innings Middleton, 264...

2014-04-24 08:29:56

Bob Akmens Sports takes early lead in Las Vegas MLB Baseball contest, as they prepare to break their own 72.16% winning record in football. MYAKKA CITY, Fla., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After finishing #1 in 42 MLB baseball handicapping contest categories over the years, basports.com (Bob Akmens Sports) has taken the lead and is ranked #1 handicapper in the nation in baseball in the Las Vegas Sports Eye MLB handicapping contest. Akmens is especially excited about this MLB...

2014-04-23 23:00:26

Harvard University Professor Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., a noted literary historian, activist, and filmmaker, will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands’ 2014 Commencement Ceremonies scheduled for May 17, on St. Thomas, and for May 18, on St. Croix. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Harvard University Professor Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., a noted literary historian, activist, and filmmaker, will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands’ 2014...

2014-04-22 12:27:22

New Jersey hotel guarantees the best available rate, comfortable accommodations for baseball fans SOMERSET, N.J., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The arrival of spring brings the sound of cracking baseball bats and the soft slap of leather gloves. The Residence Inn Somerset wants to make it comfortable for visitors to catch America's game along with a sound night's sleep all in style. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140421/76862) The New Jersey hotel celebrates...

2014-04-17 08:27:06

LAS VEGAS, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading website for baseball handicapping picks, is proud to announce the latest statistics on the baseball success of its membership. The world of baseball handicapping is full of gimmicks and one-trick ponies. The Best Bet on Sports bucks that system by relying on cold, hard data analysis and research to pick winners in America's three major sports. A team of experts pore over the latest news and historical...

2014-04-16 16:25:51

CLINTON, Md., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Colony South Hotel and Conference Center is pleased to announce that it was selected as the host hotel for Major League Baseball's Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) Youth Baseball Tourney coming to the Washington, D.C., area in July 2014. "We here at Colony South are thrilled to announce that we are serving as the official host hotel for Major League Baseball's RBI Youth Baseball Tourney," said Fernando Mayol, General...


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2012-06-14 06:21:13

Symbol: ZOSTE Group: Monocot Family: Zosteraceae Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK, CA, CT, DE, MA, ME, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OR, RI, VA, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons...

2012-06-14 06:21:16

Symbol: ZOLA2 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Fabales Family   Fabaceae – Pea family Genus   Zornia J.F. Gmel. – zornia...

2012-06-14 06:21:58

Symbol: ZIZIP Group: Dicot Family: Rhamnaceae Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CA, FL, GA, LA, NM, NV, OK, TX, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass  ...

2012-06-14 06:22:10

Symbol: ZIZIA Group: Dicot Family: Apiaceae Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta –...

2012-06-14 06:24:09

Symbol: ZIZAN2 Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, KY, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN, TX, VA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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