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2014-07-28 12:26:20

$10.5 million project will transform degraded fields in Griffith Park into beautiful 26-acre facility for local soccer players LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty years to the day after he ascended the Coliseum steps and lit the flame to open the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, track and field legend Rafer Johnson joined with fellow Olympians, city leaders and young soccer players in Griffith Park to announce the $10.5 million renovation of the John Ferraro Athletic...

2014-07-28 12:25:54

Par-4 Hole Selected for Fan Vote through Aug. 9 for Final-Round Hole Location; LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, golf fans worldwide will have a direct impact on a hole location for the final round of a major championship through the "PGA Championship Pick the Hole Location Challenge Hosted by Jack Nicklaus Presented by Samsung." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130550 A collaborative learning experience between the PGA...

2014-07-28 12:22:37

CHERRY HILL, N.J., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru Rally Team USA driver Sverre Isachsen battled his way to an impressive 2(nd) Overall finish at Red Bull Global Rallycross Charlotte, held on The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Isachsen drove faultlessly behind the wheel of his 2014 Subaru WRX STI in the chaotic and dusty Final. Starting from the second row of the grid Isachsen worked his way up the field from 5(th) to 2(nd) position, his best result thus far in 2014...

2014-07-28 08:27:13

Italian Passion Combined with Silicon Valley Technology Results in Momentous Win for Global Bike Brand MORGAN HILL, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Italy's Vincenzo Nibali of Team Astana celebrated his first victory at the 2014 Tour de France yesterday, becoming one of only six cyclists to win all three Grand Tours after his victories in the Giro d'Italia in 2013 and the Vuelta a Espana in 2010. A dominating force throughout the race, Nibali and the Astana team rode the all-new...

2014-07-27 23:01:47

Ticket Down announces that they have cut ticket prices across the board for the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup Finals match at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, FL. This well-known ticket exchange is also extending their customer appreciation promo/coupon code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 Ticket Down is a reputable source for cheap Guinness International Champions Cup Finals tickets in Miami, FL at the Sun Life Stadium on August 4th. The 2014...

2014-07-27 23:00:33

Ticket Down announces that they have cut ticket prices across the board for the popular Australian boy band, 5 Seconds of Summer, at The Forum in Inglewood (Los Angeles metro), California. This well-known ticket exchange is also offering their customer appreciation promo/coupon/offer code 5-SOS for added savings. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 Ticket Down is a reputable source for 5 Seconds of Summer Tickets at The Forum in Inglewood, California on November 15th. This Australian...

2014-07-26 23:02:27

New Professional Sports League Launches New York, NY (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 The new Urban Fitness League (UFL) announced today the schedule for the 2014 National Championships at Coney Island. The highly anticipated event will take place on Saturday, July 26 between 12:00 noon and 4:00 pm at the Coney Island beach adjacent to the boardwalk. It will feature some of the fittest athletes in the world demonstrating the highest caliber of calisthenics in both freestyle and muscle up...

2014-07-26 08:20:19

INDIANAPOLIS, July 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRT (Street and Racing Technology) Motorsports teammates Kuno Wittmer and Jonathan Bomarito co-drove to a major victory in the No. 93 Dodge Viper SRT GTS-R in the Brickyard Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140726/130473 Closing-driver Bomarito took the lead just under an hour from the race's end and crossed the finish line with a 10.789-second margin of victory. The win, which came...

2014-07-25 23:06:24

Trusted ticket provider BuyCheapTicketsToEvents.com is featuring cheap International Champions Cup tickets for upcoming soccer matches. Participating teams include Manchester United FC, Manchester City FC, AS Roma, Real Madrid CF, FC Inter Milan, AC Milan, Liverpool FC, and Olympiacos FC. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 BuyCheapTicketsToEvents.com can easily accommodate sports fans who are looking for cheap soccer tickets. The website is currently offering discount code...

2014-07-25 23:06:21

Reliable ticket provider BuyCheapTicketsToEvents.com is featuring cheap Liverpool FC tickets for upcoming International Champions Cup games. Liverpool FC will compete for the Champions Cup against the Olympiacos FC at Soldier Field in Chicago on July 27, Manchester City FC at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx on July 30, and AC Milan at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte on August 2. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 BuyCheapTicketsToEvents.com is currently stocking cheap Liverpool FC...


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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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