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2015-05-29 11:36:55

For the first time, EA Sports will feature the women’s national soccer teams in their new upcoming FIFA '16. The teams will include Germany, France, England, Sweden, USA, Brazil, Canada, Australia, Spain, China, Italy, and Mexico.

2015-05-29 08:24:52

Five New Fields Contracted to Receive Synthetic Turf AUSTIN, Texas, May 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fairfax County Public Schools in Fairfax, VA, the 10(th) largest school system

2015-05-29 08:24:05

LONDON, May 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Free really does mean free with online betting exchange Smarkets this weekend. Smarkets offer the best odds with the lowest commission,

2015-05-29 04:22:46

LONDON, May 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cage 4 All [http://cage4all.co.uk ], a Community Interest Company, which promotes diversity through the sport Cage Cricket, is in the

2015-05-28 23:10:20

Troy Hudson, an eleven-year veteran of the NBA, is proud to announce the release of Undrafted Pros Production’s new film, 3 To Flee.

2015-05-28 23:09:31

Interactive Sports Technologies Inc., the manufacturer of High Definition Golf™ simulators, is pleased to announce the winners of its indoor golf tournament sponsorship. Toronto,

2015-05-28 23:06:54

Just in time for the French Open, HEAD has launched Frame and Play with tennis trick artist, Stefan Bojic, who baffled HEAD pros with some challenging tennis trick shots (PRWEB)

2015-05-28 23:06:50

NBA Player Ryan Hollins of the Sacramento Kings Hosted the Star-Studded Showcase Los Angeles, Calif (PRWEB) May 28, 2015 The New Breed Group, LLC, a

2015-05-28 23:06:15

Partnership Allows for Easier and Faster Entry into AT&T Park with the Touch of a Finger, Enhancing the Fan Experience NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) May 28, 2015

2015-05-28 23:04:20

Ticket Down announces that Mexico will battle with Argentina on September 8th at AT&T Stadium in an international friendly match.

Latest Sports Reference Libraries

Agricultural Show
2013-08-21 06:49:05

An Agricultural Show is a public event and is synonymous with the term state and county fairs. Agricultural shows exhibit all things pertaining to agriculture including equipment, animals, sports, and recreation. Livestock entered into the show is judged for various merits with ribbons being awarded. Competitions are held as well as trading of equipment and breeding stock. Agricultural shows are an intricate part of life in small country towns or other farming communities. The shows can...

Southern Cricket Frog, Acris gryllus
2013-07-26 13:49:45

The Southern Cricket Frog (Acris gryllus) is a small Hylid frog that is native to the Southeastern United States. It's very similar in appearance and habits to the Northern Cricket Frog, Acris crepitans, and was previously conspecific. The scientific name Acris is from the Greek word for locust, and the species name gryllus is Latin for cricket. The Southern Cricket Frog is approximately 0.75 to 1.5 inches. It has a pointed snout. The hind leg is more than half of the body length when...

European Free-tailed Bat, Tadarida teniotis or Tadarida insignis
2013-06-18 12:46:10

The European free-tailed bat (Tadarida teniotis or Tadarida insignis) is a species of free-tailed bat that is native to many areas in the Old World. It was reportedly seen in Korea in 1931, but no other reports have been recorded since that year. The body length of this species reaches between 3.3 inches and 3.7 inches, with a wing length of up to 2.5 inches. The European free-tailed bat appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Least Concern.” Image Caption: European...

Big-eared Woolly Bat, Chrotopterus auritus
2012-07-17 11:09:49

The big-eared woolly bat (Chrotopterus auritus), also known as Peter’s woolly false vampire bat and the false woolly vampire bat, is the only member of its genus. It is native to South and Central America, with a range that includes southern Brazil, Paraguay, and southern Mexico to Argentina. It prefers a habitat within subtropical forests, roosting in hollow logs and caves. The big-eared woolly bat is large, making it a rather slow flier. It will fly at altitudes of up to 6.5 feet. It...

Natterer's Bat, Myotis nattereri
2012-06-25 17:20:04

Natterer's bat (Myotis nattereri) is a small bat that is native to Europe. Typically, this bat bears brown fur on the back, wing, and leg membranes, with the wings appearing to be lighter in color. The underbelly is white in color. Its name is derived from Johann Natterer, an Austrian naturalist. As is typical with bats, Natterer’s bat uses echolocation to navigate and find food. The frequencies of its calls range between 23 and 115 kHz and can last up to 3.8 milliseconds. During the hot...

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Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).