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2014-08-30 12:20:42

The revolutionary concept intends to raise awareness of veterans' health issues by enabling direct access to all-time greats through an enhanced fantasy platform GREEN BAY, Wis., Aug. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of Packer legends including Dorsey Levens, Ahman Green, Nick Collins, and Gilbert Brown has teamed up with Fanright Fantasy Exchange (FFE), LLC to participate in a new fantasy football platform that's uniquely catered to their former team's fan base. The concept is...

2014-08-30 08:20:46

TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Special Olympics Canada and JYSK have again joined forces to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics programs across Canada. From August 30 to September 30, 2014, JYSK customers will be able to make in-store donations during this year's Champions Start at Home campaign. Now in their 10(th) year of support, JYSK will promote the importance of Special Olympics programs for individuals with an intellectual disability in communities throughout Canada....

2014-08-29 23:09:57

Eastern Washington University (EWU) Director of Athletics Bill Chaves recently shared his leadership philosophies in an interview with College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) Executive Director Brad Smith. Chaves, the 2012-2013 National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Athletic Director of the Year, discussed a wide range of subjects, including his greatest professional influences, strongest personal attributes, and overall keys to success. Charleston, SC (PRWEB)...

2014-08-29 23:09:39

Sports Conflict Institute Founder, Joshua Gordon, interviews Gary Namie, Research Director of the Workplace Bullying Institute about bullying in sports. Namie clears up a number of issues regarding bullying, including its definition, the line between toughening up a player and bullying a player, and why bullying has been accepted by many sports organizations in the past. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 What is bullying and why does it matter in sports? Dr. Gary Namie defines bullying...

2014-08-29 23:08:58

Connected Wearable Sensor Tracks and Evaluates Young Athletes’ Head Impacts in Real-time St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Today, Jolt, a startup specializing in embedded sensor athletic gear, announces the launch of their first product, the Jolt Sensor, on Kickstarter. The Jolt Sensor is a small clip that can easily attach to any piece of head-worn athletic equipment. When an athlete’s head accelerates in a dangerous way the sensor vibrates to alert the athlete. It also connects...

2014-08-29 23:04:33

Craig "Crowie" Alexander is proud to announce the arrival of his online triathlon coaching company, Sansego (http://www.sansego.co). Triathletes from all over the world can now access Crowie’s training platform to help them on their triathlon journey. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Sansego is an online triathlon training website which contains programs, videos, an interactive online community, and a range of personalized coaching services. Sansego caters for all...

2014-08-29 23:02:45

MyWay Mobile Storage donates portable storage containers for the West Jordan High School Football Team. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 MyWay Mobile Storage, a leading provider of moving and storage solutions, provides customers with a quick and easy do-it-yourself moving and portable storage to meet your needs at your location or in our climate-controlled, secure storage facilities. MyWay Mobile Storage of Salt Lake City donated potable storage containers for use by the West...

2014-08-29 16:22:58

CHARLOTTE, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you ask Dell Curry what his greatest accomplishment is, you might expect to hear about his NBA Sixth-Man of the Year Award or the fact that he's the Charlotte Hornets all-time leading scorer. But he'll tell you that his greatest accomplishment has little to do with his NBA career. In fact, he claims his greatest accomplishment is being a father. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140829/141562 Like any typical family, Dell Curry and...

2014-08-29 16:22:42

RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With summertime nearing its close, west-coast canines wouldn't dream of missing the singular event of the beach season - Helen Woodward Animal Center's 9(th) Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon, held at Dog Beach in Del Mar, presented by Blue Buffalo. This year, in addition to the "hang twenty" competition, local surFURs from gromMUTTs to PAW-fessionals will cheer from the sidelines as Stand Up Paddleboarding Pups lead their...

2014-08-29 12:24:48

Game Day for LOVE kicks-off this weekend, giving sports fans and communities a way to give back when gathering to watch their favorite team take the field TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As communities gear up for an exciting football season, Shriners Hospitals for Children® teams up with New York Giants' offensive tackle, Justin Pugh to be their national spokesman for their Game Day for LOVE(TM) campaign. Together they invite supporters and football fans to host Game Day...


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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