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2014-08-15 08:23:48

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Golf Galaxy, a full-line, interactive golf retailer, announces its plans to open a new store in Cary, NC. The new store is expected to open in Fall 2014 and will feature brands such as Callaway, Cleveland, Cobra, PING, TaylorMade, Titleist and Nike among others. To celebrate the new store in Cary, Golf Galaxy will host a three-day weekend of grand opening festivities with a variety of giveaways and special appearances in-store. Additional...

2014-08-07 16:25:02

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) is dedicated to improving athletic equipment and decreasing injuries in sports. As the Fall sports season begins, the conversation surrounding helmets and concussion prevention increases. To help anyone pursuing a story on helmets, standards, testing or concussions, many of the experts from NOCSAE are available for interviews. Experts: Mike Oliver, executive...

2014-08-06 12:26:22

Premier specialty sporting goods retailer prepares students for the new school year with its large selection of backpacks LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer ends and the start of school nears, back-to-school shopping is a necessity for every student wanting to head back in style. To supply students with the tools they need to succeed, premier specialty sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet offers the latest in backpacks, all which serve a variety of needs....

2014-08-05 16:25:22

MONTREAL, Aug. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - During Tuesday's practice round of Canada's National Championship at the historic Royal Montreal Golf Club, adidas Golf gave eight (8) lucky spectators the opportunity to participate in a once in a lifetime golf adventure. In addition to getting up close and personal with the tours finest, including Canada's own Mike Weir, our wide-eyed fans were immersed in an afternoon of incredible experiences. Please click on the link below to view "adidas Golf...

2014-08-05 12:21:42

DUBLIN, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Europe Tyre Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 With the automobile sector taking lead as one of the most prominent sectors in Europe's economic growth during past couple of decades, the allied sectors have also been flourishing in the region. Consequently, the tyre industry has been one of the leading beneficiaries...

2014-07-28 08:26:32

Equinox reaches agreement to acquire six new locations in five key, strategic U.S. markets from affiliates of Millennium Partners NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Equinox today announced plans to acquire the Sports Club/LA properties in New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Washington D.C., as well as the Reebok Sports Club/NY location in New York City from affiliates of Millennium Partners. The acquisition is further evidence of the brand's ambitious growth agenda,...

2014-07-25 23:06:03

Rocktape provides world’s strongest kinesiology tape to athletes at the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games. Los Gatos, California (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 RockTape, the world’s strongest brand of kinesiology tape, is proud to announce that it will be an official sponsor of the 2014 Reebok CrossFit® Games, an annual fitness competition created and operated by CrossFit, Inc. where elite athletes compete for the title of Fittest on Earth™ and a piece of a US $1.7 million purse. The CrossFit...

2014-07-15 16:24:44

All-Pro Haden will suit up with head and body protection from Unequal GLEN MILLS, Pa., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Browns All-Pro defensive back Joe Haden has signed a multi-year endorsement agreement with Unequal(®) Technologies, the leading provider of customized, concealed sports protection. Haden will wear the Viper Girdle for hip, thigh and tailbone protection, and the Unequal GYRO in his helmet. Haden chose to go all-in with Unequal's advanced protection for...

2014-07-14 23:02:57

Specialty Shop Will Upgrade Lighting with Energy Grant Funded by the Maryland Energy Administration Williamsport, Md. (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Wetsuit Wearhouse Inc., based in Williamsport, Md., is pleased to announce that it is one of twenty-three recipients to receive an energy efficiency grant through the EmPOWER Maryland Commercial & Industrial Grant Program. “I was surprised and honored to have been selected,” said Chris Moleskie, President and CEO of Wetsuit Wearhouse, Inc....

2014-07-01 04:21:20

The world's first soft-sided shin guards to meet CE and NOCSAE standards offer the remarkable combination of extreme comfort and superior impact protection for professionals of over 20 national teams. PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Why is Pele, widely considered the greatest footballer of all time, seen dropping heavy bowling balls onto fragile glass bottles in Sao Paulo, the host city for the World Cup? According to the legend of the sport, it's to demonstrate the...


Latest Sports equipment Reference Libraries

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2010-11-24 15:29:37

The boomerang is a flying tool, made of wood or carbon fiber-reinforced plastic, with a curved shape that is often used as a weapon or for sport. They have also been made of bones and come in many different shapes and sizes depending on their geographic or tribal origins and their intended function. The most commonly recognizable type is the returning boomerang which travels in an elliptical path and returns to its point of origin. The returning boomerang has lopsided wings in order to create...

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2010-11-19 16:36:05

A wetsuit, worn by divers, windsurfers, and others engaged in water sports, is a garment, made of foamed neoprene that provides thermal insulation, abrasion resistance, and buoyancy. The suit provides insulation through bubbles of gas enclosed within the material which reduces its ability to conduct heat. These bubbles also provide buoyancy in water. Contrary to popular belief the layer of warm water trapped between the suit and the skin provides very little thermal insulation. Wetsuits...

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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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