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2014-08-11 12:28:06

Washington Based Firm Launches Customized Pillows for Neck Pain Relief FEDERAL WAY, Wash., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Sunshine Pillows offers customized travel neck pillows aimed specifically for taller people with longer neck lengths. While these were not directly aimed for the sports market, NFL players became aware of these neck pillows while searching for specialized travel products. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140809/134909 This isn't unusual,...

2014-08-11 12:21:29

Inaugural event features PGA TOUR stars competing alongside PGA TOUR Latinoamerica players in Latin America NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone, the world's largest tire and rubber company, announced today an agreement with the PGA TOUR to become title sponsor for the inaugural America's Golf Cup, a team format event featuring members of PGA TOUR Latinoamerica competing alongside PGA TOUR stars such as Tiger Woods, Matt Kuchar, Angel Cabrera and Andres Romero....

2014-08-11 12:20:44

Partnership Includes "Save of the Night" Feature and Sponsorship of the WNFR Bullfighters GREENVILLE, Pa., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WEATHER GUARD(®), an industry leader in truck and van equipment, announces its partnership with the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) and is now the official truck box of the PRCA. As part of the sponsorship, the WEATHER GUARD(®) brand will be seen by rodeo fans through a variety of offline and online channels, including the "Save of...

2014-08-11 08:26:22

Liquid Blue and Epic Rights in Collaboration with MLB Have Created a Unique T-Shirt Line Featuring Iconic KISS Imagery Along With Logos of Fans' Favorite Major League Baseball Teams WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epic Rights--the full service, global branding and merchandising company representing the merchandising, licensing, e-commerce and digital media interests of legendary rock band KISS--has knocked it out of the park with another big partnership scoring...

2014-08-11 08:26:18

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sport & Health and U.S. Masters Swimming today announced that 14 Sport & Health Washington, D.C. area locations will offer Masters Swimming® programs, providing greater access and opportunity for adults to swim. Each location will offer a coach instructor who has completed level one and level two of the U.S. Masters Swimming Coach Certification Program. Certified coaches will be offering up to six practices a week. Photo -...

2014-08-10 23:01:30

Mathew Gordon’s first competition at the world level leaves him ranked X and qualified for the world championship short course. (PRWEB) August 10, 2014 For his first ever world competition Matthew Gordon has hit the water with a splash. As a former competitive swimmer Matthew recently competed at the 15th FINA world masters event in Montreal, on August 5th. Held every two years it's an invite only event open to adult swimmers, divers, and water polo players from across the globe....

2014-08-09 23:00:54

Baseball players, both old and new, teed off at the 6th Annual Pinstripes Golf Tournament at the majestic Country Club at Woodloch Springs. Hawley, PA (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 The year was 2000. It was the first World Series of the new decade. Luis Sojo stepped up to the plate, and with one quick crack of the bat, he hit a baseball that will forever be etched in the legacy of the Yankee’s baseball franchise, giving them the win of the series. Fast forward 14 years, Luis Sojo put away his...

2014-08-08 23:07:25

Raynforest Aims to Dominate and Reshape the Sports Influencer Marketplace San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Capitalizing on the growing influencer marketing trends, a new sports marketplace, Raynforest.com, is ready to take the guess work out of the equation for companies interested in connecting with highly social sports influencers who can authentically and effectively represent their products and generate real results. According to a Catalyst engagement study, sports fans who...

2014-08-08 23:07:18

Head Over Heels Athletic Arts is pleased to announce that Michael Ashe has been selected by the USA Gymnastics Men’s Technical Committee as a gymnastics judge at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. Emeryville, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Head Over Heels Athletic Arts is pleased to announce that Michael Ashe has been selected by the USA Gymnastics Men’s Technical Committee as a gymnastics judge at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. Ashe is the Head Coach of...

2014-08-08 23:01:28

Ticket Down has slashed all ticket prices for the upcoming exhibition match between Mexico and Chile at the brand new Levi's Stadium located in Santa Clara, CA. Diehard soccer fans in the San Francisco Bay area have marked their calendars for the exciting match on September 6th. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Ticket Down reports that ticket demand is through the roof for the exhibition match between Mexico vs. Chile tickets at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California....


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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