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NFL: Trauma-Related Cognitive Issues Likely To Affect One-Fourth Of All Players

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Documents filed by lawyers representing the National Football League (NFL) acknowledge that at least one-fourth of players are likely to wind up suffering from dementia, Alzheimer's disease,...

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2014-09-16 20:24:48

Orthopaedic surgeons provide safety tips to avoid football, soccer and other fall sport injuries ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Football, soccer, cheerleading and volleyball are popular fall youth sports activities. As kids settle into the new school year, they're also excited to hit the field again. To help reduce the risk of common injuries, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) offer...

2014-09-16 16:26:28

Upper Deck prepares its first premium CFL trading card set, which will be printed in Canada and available in stores on September 24 CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upper Deck has agreed to an exclusive, multi-year agreement with the Canadian Football League (CFL) and the Canadian Football League Players' Association (CFLPA) to become the CFL's first official trading card partner. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146521 Already Canada's leader in...

2014-09-16 12:30:39

Advocate Health Care, University of Chicago Medicine and Walgreens receive this top recognition CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association today recognized its "Heart of Chicago" companies, sponsors who support the Association's mission at the highest level in Metro Chicago. Advocate Health Care, University of Chicago Medicine and Walgreens received this top recognition at the American Heart Association's Metro Chicago Board of Directors...

2014-09-16 12:27:11

TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Special Olympics Canada is proud to announce the full roster of Team Canada members who will be headed to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games next summer in Los Angeles, California. This is the largest delegation Special Olympics Canada has sent to a World Summer Games. Please find the full Team Canada roster here. The 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games will feature 7,000 athletes and 3,000 coaches from over 177 countries, alongside an...

2014-09-16 12:27:08

Downtown Tempe hotel offers Pac 12 Channel, deluxe accommodations, late check-out time, two complimentary drinks and appetizer TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Pumping up sports lovers for the new college football season, the Courtyard Tempe Downtown offers everything guests need to cheer on their favorite teams. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/MN10330 While witnessing the action live in a stadium is nice, the downtown Tempe hotel is...

2014-09-16 12:27:01

Link to photos - https://clients.box.com/s/ydvs5qsif5bnqjl38zp3 NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alex Torres of the San Diego Padres made history June 21 when he became the first player to wear the new, MLB-approved isoBLOX® Protective Cap in a regular season baseball game. Torres unexpectedly donned the protective hat when called to the mound by manager Bud Black in the top of the eighth inning that Saturday night at Petco Park. The actual cap worn by Torres...

2014-09-16 08:27:33

Snap a Selfie with the AFCA Coaches' Trophy Presented by Amway and Win an All-Expenses-Paid trip for Two to a College Football Rivalry Game ADA, Mich., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amway has launched a sweepstakes where fans can snap a selfie next to one of the most widely recognized sports trophies and be entered to win an all-expenses-paid trip for two to a college football rivalry game. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-09-16 08:26:43

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recruiting for Good, a socially progressive staffing solution, is using placement services to raise funds and sponsor 2015 Women's World Cup travel for Gonzo Soccer, a nonprofit supporting girls in under-served communities. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/146192 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/146193 Recruiting for Good is donating a portion of every fulltime placement fee earned between...

2014-09-15 23:09:32

Ticketability.com is featuring Usher UR Experience Tour tickets for FedEx Forum in Memphis, TN; Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA; Amway Center in Orlando, FL; American Airlines Arena in Miami, FL; and Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, FL. Tickets for Usher’s tour are expected to sell out for these locations, but fans may still be able to secure seats from this trusted secondary market provider (use savings code COUPON during checkout). Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) September 15, 2014...

2014-09-15 23:08:48

Football/soccer fans all around the world can get in the chart-topping football management game this autumn on Kindle Fire tablets. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Kindle Fire users around the globe can get into the spirit of football with Top Eleven, a social sports management video game. Designed to be a feature rich gaming experience, Top Eleven enables players to challenge millions of others around the world and test their skills. Managers can create football dream teams by trading, buying...


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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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