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2014-09-05 23:00:38

Ticket Down has drastically reduced all ticket prices for the exhibition game between Mexico and Chile at the brand new ultra modern Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Fans who have waited to secure tickets will score big with the newly lowered ticket prices at Ticket Down and they can maximize their savings when adding promo code CHEAP at the checkout. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Ticket Down has slashed ticket prices across the board for the highly anticipated exhibition...

2014-09-05 16:23:53

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's best harness horses will be featured during the finals of the Pennsylvania Stallion Series and Pennsylvania Sire Stakes starting Saturday, Sept. 6. "The Sire Stakes and Stallion Series showcase Pennsylvania horses and are an investment in the state's industry," said Agriculture Secretary George Greig. "When breeders bring top stock here and invest in our state, they strengthen our economy. These sons and...

2014-09-05 16:22:34

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Princess Cruises today announced a partnership to become a Proud Sponsor of the Houston Texans, including a fan-based sweepstakes, expanding the cruise line's presence in this key market. As part of the partnership, Houston Texans fans will have the opportunity to win a seven-day cruise to the Western Caribbean, sailing roundtrip from Houston. The sweepstakes, which will be promoted with digital ads on houstontexans.com and game...

2014-09-05 16:22:15

Live on NBC Sports Network from Bethlehem, Penn. on Sept. 13 LAS VEGAS, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With undefeated Canadian contender Josh Hill forced to withdraw from a planned title fight with reigning World Series of Fighting bantamweight (135 pounds) champion Marlon Moraes (13-4-1) of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. via Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, submission ace Cody Bollinger (16-2) of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. has agreed to step up on short notice and face Moraes in the...

2014-09-05 16:20:52

ENNIS, Texas, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas-based Gas Monkey Garage, owned by Richard Rawlings, star of the international hit series "Fast N' Loud" on The Discovery Channel, has partnered with Hennen Motorsports Top Fuel team at the upcoming AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals at iconic Texas Motorplex Sept. 18-21. The AAA Texas Fall Nationals, the second event in the six-race Countdown to the Championship, will be the debut event for the Gas Monkey Garage ride, driven by Texan...

2014-09-05 12:23:16

Historic Private Club Under New Ownership ITASCA, Ill., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Itasca Country Club (the "Club"), a historic private country club founded in 1925 and located in downtown Itasca, Illinois, has announced the acquisition of the Club by Itasca Golf Investors LLC. "We are excited about this acquisition and plan to invest significant time, energy and resources into revitalizing the Itasca Country Club for its members and the residents of Itasca," stated Larry Swets,...

2014-09-05 12:22:59

LOGAN, Utah, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- YESCO Electronics has manufactured and installed a state-of-the-art video system for Louisiana State University Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge. The displays are part of the expansion of the historic 90-year-old stadium. The video upgrades will be turned on for the Tiger's home opener against Sam Houston State on September 6, 2014. "LSU is pleased to bring a new visual experience to Tiger Stadium with the high-definition imagery of the new...

2014-09-05 12:22:06

BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chad Kurmel, Director of Golf at Boca Grove Golf and Tennis Club in Boca Raton, Fla., finished one shot out of first place in the recent South Florida PGA Section Championship at Orchid Island and Hawks Nest in Vero Beach. His 54 hole total of 215, 1 under par, resulted in him tying for fourth place out of 180 golf professionals. His finish qualified him for the PGA Professional National Championship at the Philadelphia Cricket Club next...

2014-09-05 08:22:16

Coach Bob Ladouceur Set Records at De La Salle High School Calling Out the Higher Purpose of Football LOS ANGELES, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From sports legends, to coaches, to entire sports teams excitement and praise continue to roll in for WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL in theaters nationwide now. Across the country as football season gets into full swing, jersey-clad teammates are seeing WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL together. The film features Jim Caviezel (THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST, Person...

2014-09-05 08:22:01

Dove® Men+Care® Deodorant Partners With The College Football Hall Of Fame To Honor Today's Most Caring Coaches ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Athletes of every age can benefit from the character-building opportunities and environments that come with participation in sports. However, fifty percent of parents and coaches believe that sportsmanship has worsened since they were growing up.(1) Understanding coaches play an irreplaceable role for athletes as they...


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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Word of the Day
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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