Quantcast
Last updated on April 17, 2014 at 5:28 EDT

Latest Sports Stories

2014-04-07 16:24:06

Protecting players, coaches and parents from sudden cardiac arrest top priority ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's almost two years to the day when soccer fans across the world watched in horror as star midfielder Fabrice Muamba suffered sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) during a tournament match. He was revived with an automated external defibrillator (AED) but his story illustrates how SCA, which accounts for 360,000 deaths annually in the United States, can...

2014-04-07 12:29:58

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MLBAM today announced its At Bat mobile app, the highest-grossing sports app of all-time, has been downloaded five million times during the first week of the season, a record-setting total 25 percent higher than last season's comparable. In addition, At Bat and MLB.TV combined to deliver 94 million total video streams, a mark 88 percent higher than the record set in the first week of the 2013 season. For more information, visit MLB.TV and...

2014-04-07 12:29:51

Deal includes added Mutual Fund category exclusivity MILWAUKEE, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern Mutual announced today it has extended its partnership with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA(®))( )until 2020, through a deal with CBS Sports® and Turner Sports ®. In addition to maintaining NCAA marketing and promotional rights in the life insurance, wealth management and retirement planning services categories, the deal means that the company also will...

2014-04-07 12:29:45

- TSN and Global's multi-platform coverage of THE MASTERS includes original preview and post-round highlight shows - - TSN Digital platforms deliver an extensive array of bonus coverage from Augusta National Golf Club - - Live coverage of THE MASTERS begins with the Par 3 Contest airing Wednesday, April 9 at 3 p.m. ET on TSN - To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/1ikbZhZ TORONTO, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - TSN and Global bring Canadians complete coverage of THE MASTERS live from the...

2014-04-07 12:27:52

Chevrolet helps drive volunteer recruitment for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Games Colin Mochrie, The Second City add comedic zing with viral volunteer video TORONTO, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Eager to represent your country and community? A sports fan or culture maven? How about a community booster or a student looking to gain invaluable experience? Well, the wait is over! The official online volunteer portal for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games is now live at...

2014-04-07 12:27:40

- The iconic team will utilize the portfolio of Pennington grass seed products to maintain the field at Yankee Stadium starting in the 2014 season - MADISON, Ga., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark the beginning of the 2014 baseball season and to kickoff the spring growing season, Pennington Seed, Inc., today announced it has finalized an agreement to become the official lawn care company of the New York Yankees. As part of the multi-year partnership, Pennington will develop and...

2014-04-07 08:27:18

SEOUL, South Korea, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of Titan: Olympus War set out to design a strategy/collectable card game (CCG) genre-bender for iOS, and the game's success thus far has been promising. Titan typically retails for $0.99, but in celebration of the game's early popularity, it is being offered free to download for a limited time. This is positive news for potential new players and for those who have already downloaded the game, as well. Photo -...

2014-04-07 08:26:59

Often the most defining element of a city's architecture, sports stadiums can radiate the history and energy of a city RALEIGH, N.C., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports Management Degree Hub has released a ranked list of the 30 most architecturally impressive sports stadiums in the world. The ranking was designed to be comprehensive, looking at dozens of stadiums all over the world for consideration. Ranking factors included history, architect notability, functionality, but above...

2014-04-07 08:25:42

Proprietary technology takes smart-ball technology to the next level. CHICAGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilson announced today a strategic partnership with SportIQ to develop the next generation of connected products to help athletes play their best. These sensor-enabled products deliver data to smart phone or tablet for analysis and gamification, with the first release slated for the sport of basketball. The concept behind this product will be a paradigm shift in the way...

2014-04-06 23:02:45

Ticket Down announces that Fleetwood Mac will be performing at the United Center in Chicago on October 2, 2014. This well-known secondary ticket site is offering the customer appreciation promo code FLEETWOOD-MAC-2014 for added savings. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 TicketDown.com is a reliable source of affordable tickets for Fleetwood Mac in Chicago at the United Center. Fans of the legendary British group, Fleetwood Mac, were thrilled when they learned about the new tour that will...


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...

More Articles (5666 articles) »