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2014-03-31 16:23:31

Ophthalmologists encourage athletes to wear eye protection as spring sports season begins SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As millions take to the playing field this spring, the world's largest association of eye physicians and surgeons warns the public that thousands of people are blinded by sports-related eye injuries. In support of Sports Eye Safety Month this April, the American Academy of Ophthalmology reminds coaches, parents and athletes of the importance of wearing eye...

2014-03-27 08:29:45

Simmons Bolsters Mizuno's Star-Studded Lineup of Elite Shortstops NORCROSS, Ga., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mizuno USA, a leader in high-performance baseball footwear and apparel, has signed a multi-year partnership as the official glove provider for the defensive phenom and Atlanta Braves shortstop, Andrelton Simmons. "I've always known Mizuno as a brand that delivers only the highest-quality products, and I am excited to become a member of the family," said Simmons. "Mizuno...

2014-03-25 23:02:27

Los Angeles Jury Finds Helmet Maker Not Responsible for Football Player's Injury Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The law firm of Yukevich | Cavanaugh is pleased to announce a full defense verdict obtained on behalf of its client, Riddell, Inc. The unanimous verdict was reached on Thursday, March 20, 2014 and comes on the heels of a four week trial, brought by a 21-year old former player who claimed a Riddell helmet failed to protect him from severe brain damage during a...

2014-03-20 23:24:16

Nike’s Proprietary Speedlock RZN Core Technology Uses the Next Generation of Highly Engineered DuPont™ HPF Advanced Ionomer Resin Technology Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 DuPont science is at the core of Nike Golf’s next generation RZN golf ball, designed to deliver more energy at impact for faster ball speed, longer distance and a more stable ball flight. Three Nike athletes using the ball with Speedlock RZN core technology won tournaments in the United States, China, and...

2014-03-18 12:28:48

World Series Hero and Mizuno Baseball Ambassador David Ross Serves as National Spokesperson NORCROSS, Ga., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mizuno USA, a global leader in sporting equipment, footwear and apparel, is championing The Power of Team(TM) in the launch of a consumer contest, "The Power of Team(TM) Challenge." Baseball, softball and volleyball teams across the U.S. will be challenged to submit a photo capturing the essence of "team" for a chance to win a personal session for...

2014-03-18 12:20:24

DUBLIN, Mar. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jfckg9/germany_tyre ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the German Tyre Market - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The tyre market in Germany has been witnessing a fluctuating trend over the last few years as a result of economic slowdown, in particular, due to euro-zone crisis. Germany, being the...

2014-03-17 12:25:50

More than $114 million shared with members through annual dividend SEATTLE, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REI, the nation's leading specialty retailer of quality outdoor gear and apparel, achieved record annual sales of $2.0 billion in 2013, up 5.9 percent from $1.9 billion the previous year. Comparable store sales, inclusive of direct to consumer sales, increased 2.9 percent. Operating income, on a non-GAAP basis, excluding charitable donations, patronage dividends and...

2014-03-14 08:24:54

Includes designation as the "Official Apparel and Equipment Sponsor" ST. LOUIS, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH) today formally announced a new, 6-year agreement with the Chinese Baseball Association (CBA), establishing Rawlings as the Official Apparel and Equipment Sponsor for the national governing body. The new partnership covers all players, coaches, trainers and management staff of the National...

2014-03-10 12:24:26

Collection of American-made leather goods unveiled at the International Travel Goods Show ST. LOUIS, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Label Accessories, LLC will be one of the few companies at the upcoming TGA trade show in Phoenix that is manufacturing 100% American-made goods. This collection consists of duffel bags, briefcases, portfolios and other men's accessories. Each bag is double-tanned by American hands for the distinguished owner to cherish and enjoy for generations to...

2014-03-10 08:26:33

Athletes Nationwide Get Ready to Play in Minutes with a "Spring Steaming," Utilizing Mizuno's Innovative Glove Steamer NORCROSS, Ga., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With an estimated 4.5 million baseball gloves sold in the U.S. each year, many in the spring, Mizuno Team Sports and DICK'S Sporting Goods have teamed up to celebrate and simplify the age-old process of breaking in a new glove. Tapping into the innovative Mizuno Glove Steamer, players are invited to take part in "National...


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
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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