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2014-04-08 23:26:21

Participants Come from Near and Far to Experience an Iconic New Orleans Event New Orleans (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic is now gearing up for its 36th race, held this year on Saturday, April 19. The race went through a complete overhaul last year, including a new course, and the shakeup has received nothing but positive reviews. “We received an overwhelmingly positive response to the entire event last year, and we’re excited to be taking those...

2014-04-08 23:25:23

$425,000 in New Baseball Bats to be Donated to Organizations in Need Quincy, Massachusetts (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Good Sports, a national non-profit organization that provides sports equipment to disadvantaged youth, has received a generous donation of 1,423 brand new BBCOR baseball bats from Easton Baseball. The donation is worth over $425,000 and will be used to support youth baseball programs across the country. Good Sports has found the demand for quality baseball bats is extremely...

2014-04-08 23:04:29

Ticket Down announces that Manchester United will face Real Madrid in conjunction with the Guinness International Champions Cup (ICC) at Michigan Stadium in early August. This well-known secondary ticket site is offering the customer appreciation promo code GUINNESS-2014 for added savings. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source for cheap Manchester United vs. Real Madrid tickets. These two international soccer powerhouses will compete in conjunction with...

2014-04-08 23:01:50

With more than 20,000 camp graduates since 2006, adidas Tennis Camps has become one of the top tennis camp companies in the United States. The 2014 schedule includes summer camp sessions in 21 states for boys and girls ages 8-17 of all ability levels. Fairfield, CT (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 One of the summer tennis camps leaders, adidas Tennis Camps has published their 2014 summer tennis camp schedule. Over 2,000 tennis players attend these camps annually to get better, make friends, and...

2014-04-08 23:00:51

Experienced winter sports athletes are on the slopes now. Consider the risks of skiing and snowboarding, and how disability insurance coverage can protect your income should an injury occur. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Whether skiing or snowboarding, there are many different opinions out there as to which of these winter sports is more dangerous. The truth is, there are injuries in both sports, especially head injuries, which can be life threatening. Some businesses have taken a...

2014-04-08 23:00:29

QueenBeeTickets.com is delighting "Macca" fans with Paul McCartney presale tickets at a discount for the extended "Out There" tour. Many dedicated fans will opt to secure their 2014 Paul McCartney tickets early from the secondary market in order to avoid the buying frenzy and potential sell outs that may occur during the primary ticket offering. Germantown, Wisconsin (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com is offering Paul McCartney presale tickets at reasonable...

2014-04-08 16:22:17

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Montgomery County Community College is pleased to announce that alumnus Geno Auriemma, head coach of the women's basketball team for the University of Connecticut, received the 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award from the American Association for Community Colleges (AACC) on April 8, 2014, during the 2014 Annual AACC Convention in Washington, D.C. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/DC01038 Auriemma was unable to personally...

2014-04-08 16:21:21

Founder and President of Mercy Ministries, Nancy Alcorn, a featured speaker at Women of Color in our Game - a Celebration NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nancy Alcorn, Founder and President of Mercy Ministries, was a featured speaker at the inaugural "Women of Color in our Game - a Celebration" luncheon on Sunday, April 6, at Nashville's Omni Hotel, an event sponsored by the Black Coaches Association and Mercy Ministries. With standing room only, the...

2014-04-08 12:27:37

As official yogurt sponsor, Stonyfield will provide fuel and fun for runners and spectators alike LONDONDERRY, N.H., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stonyfield, the country's leading organic yogurt, proudly celebrates its New England roots by announcing Team Stonyfield, its team of runners participating in the 118(th) Boston Marathon. The official yogurt of the Boston Marathon, Stonyfield handpicked a team of ten runners based on their love of delicious, organic yogurt as well as their...

2014-04-08 12:27:20

Celebrates Seven of the Greatest Teams in MLB History with Collectibles You Can Wear NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Topps Company, Inc. today announced the immediate availability of limited edition apparel, hats and wall art, called the Topps Archives Collection, Series 1. Topps mined its archives to create all new collectible products that are inspired by the greatest teams and most memorable moments from America's national pastime....


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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