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2013-09-24 23:37:11

After countless injuries due to the usage of non-wooden bats, Gerstman & Schwartz announce the creation of an association to call for regulation and legislation to protect players, especially our children. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 The long relished “crack-of-the-bat” sound has become non-existent in the game of baseball. Since the 1800s, baseball has been America’s favorite past time, and up until the 1970s, it was played solely with wooden bats. Non-wooden bats...

2010-09-16 03:59:00

SINT NIKLAAS, Belgium, September 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Playing on artificial grass has many advantages. Artificial grass can be played on up to five times longer than natural grass in practically all weather conditions. Artificial grass also provides higher playing comfort and a faster, more technical play on a safer playing surface. On 23 July 2010 the Flemish Government, on the proposal of Philippe Muyters, Flemish Minister for Sport, definitively approved the dossier for the...

2009-08-03 11:50:09

A 49-year-old man in North Babylon, N.Y., swung at nearly 7,000 baseball pitches during a failed attempt at a Guinness world record, an area resident says. Andrew Manzo, vice president of the North Babylon Youth League, said league President Mike Filippone managed to swing at thousands of pitches for 13 1/2 hours, but fell well short of his goal of a 24-hour batting marathon, Newsday reported. After 13 hours, the paramedics recommended that he stop, Manzo said of the weekend record attempt....

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2008-10-28 14:35:00

Researchers say tennis line judges are more likely to make mistakes when calling balls "out" rather than "in." Of 83 incorrect calls, 70 of the errors were wrong "out" calls, said Californian scientists. The team said it came down to a time lag of a few hundred milliseconds between an image hitting the retina and the viewer processing it. Experts suggest this kind of bias could enable players to exploit the "challenge" system. Decoding information about the position of objects can be a...

2005-12-30 00:50:09

By Barry Wood PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - The controversial line calling system Hawkeye was used for the first time in an elite-level tournament at the Hopman Cup on Friday and the shot tracker was called into play early in the opening contest. As the Netherlands faced China in a playoff for a place in the eight-nation mixed team event, umpire Pascual Maria over-ruled a call in the third game but Dutchwoman Michaella Krajicek challenged and the replay supported the original...

2005-09-28 13:10:00

LONDON -- Instead of coaches screaming at athletes to run faster or throw further, sports clothes could soon be encouraging them to do better. Scientists in the Netherlands have developed clothing with built-in sensors, or vibrating pads, that know when athletes are working, or not, at their optimum level. "Haptic sports garments, which use tactile signals to promote the wearer to optimize their technique or to use specific muscle groups, are now being tested on rowers," New Scientist...


Word of the Day
virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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