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2014-09-10 08:28:09

Play for Free or Buy All Content for a Low, One-Time Price AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Indie developer Wyrmbyte today announced that it has changed the business model for its free-to-play MOBA, Dragons & Titans, by removing all microtransactions in the game, so that the game is truly skill-based and can not be confused as pay-to-win. This announcement comes hot on the heels of several huge game improvements that were implemented recently including a more user...

2014-09-10 08:27:25

Dew Tour Making its Premiere Stop in Brooklyn BURR RIDGE, Ill., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC Sports Group continues the 10(th) Anniversary season of the Dew Tour with the Toyota City Championships in Brooklyn, N.Y. on September 20 - 21. With many of the world's best athletes in BMX and skateboarding confirmed for the third stop of the 2014 Dew Tour schedule, the Toyota City Championships will make its premiere stop in Brooklyn....

2014-09-10 08:20:34

Kia and Ford Battle for Pirelli World Challenge Grand Touring Sport (GTS) Manufacturer Title While Optima Pilot Mark Wilkins Leads Driver Championship With Two Races To Go IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After 14 races, 13 podiums and five race wins, Kia Racing is within sight of two Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) championships as the series wraps up the 2014 season with one final doubleheader at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, this weekend. The Grand...

2014-09-09 23:01:48

Tee it up for a great cause! Golf, lunch, cocktail reception & more at The Stanwich Club in Greenwich on Thursday, October 9, 2014. Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The third annual Lyme Research Alliance(LRA) Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday, October 9 at the exclusive Stanwich Club in Greenwich, CT. Proceeds from the tournament will help LRA fund research and ultimately find a cure for Lyme and other debilitating tick-borne diseases. “We are proud to be part of...

2014-09-09 16:27:38

CINCINNATI, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilot Chemical Company hosted USA Luge 2014 Bronze Medalist Erin Hamlin at its headquarters in Sharonville, Ohio today. Hamlin, a three-time Olympian, won the bronze medal at the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia earlier this year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144713 "As a U.S. National Luge Team sponsor, we were thrilled to have Erin Hamlin at our headquarters today," said Pam Butcher, President and Chief Operating Officer of...

2014-09-09 16:24:59

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid mounting pressures on college sports, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics vowed it would intensify its efforts to promote changes that better align athletic programs with institutions' educational missions. The Commission again emphasized its commitment to efforts that address health and safety, athletic opportunities and financial issues that are putting at risk what is known as the collegiate model. Concerned that...

2014-09-09 16:24:58

#TopTailgate Contest Looks for Best Tailgating Photos and Videos ATLANTA, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. (ARG), franchisor of the iconic Fast Craft(TM) sandwich chain with nearly 3,400 Arby's® restaurants worldwide, has partnered with NBC Sports this fall to launch a #TopTailgate contest to entice fans and guests to submit their best tailgating photos and videos via Twitter. Participants can win weekly prizes, including: a portable grill, pop up bar and...

2014-09-09 16:24:20

-- ICE chef instructors are joined by Jets players and alumni to host exciting cooking classes aimed at amping up fans tailgates and teaching gourmet gameday techniques -- NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute of Culinary Education and the New York Jets today announce Season Two of The Official Jets Cooking School, after a record sellout of the 2013 season. This exclusive series of gameday cooking classes gives fans a chance to step up their tailgating game with...

2014-09-09 16:20:23

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former NFL head coach Tony Dungy, whose teams averaged more wins in the regular season than those of any other head coach in League history, will serve as keynote speaker at The Work Truck Show(®) 2015. His motivational address will be part of the President's Breakfast & NTEA Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 5. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140909/144459 The Work Truck Show, North America's largest work...

2014-09-09 12:33:45

An Exclusive look at the Best Youth Football Players in the Nation MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Youth1 Media announces the release of its highly anticipated scouting reports, the Freshman 450 and theElite 101. The two lists highlight the nation's top 450 rising freshman football prospects and rising 8(th) grade players, respectively. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140909/144287 The Elite 101 ranks the best 101 youth football athletes in...


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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.