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2014-07-16 23:00:59

Love him or hate him, Floyd Mayweather remains one of the most popular figures in all of professional sports. His upcoming fight against Marcos Maidana will take place at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on September 13 and boxing fans can find tickets online at TicketProcess.com. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 The undefeated Mayweather will be re-matching Maidana, a feisty Argentinian with a score to settle with the man they call “Money May.” Fists will be flying throughout an impressive...

2014-07-16 20:22:17

SAN FRANCISCO, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- It would take 10.5 million units of the first ever hard-drive and area in excess of 2200 football fields to store the data generated this World Cup. The FIFA World Cup has been as much an IT spectacle as a sports extravaganza, rocketing far past the Sochi Winter Olympics and Superbowls XLVIII, the other major sporting events this year. 12 world cup stadia spun a whopping 376 Billion social media posts worth in data. Photo -...

2014-07-16 16:22:40

TORONTO, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Special Olympics Canada has officially unveiled Special Olympics Team Canada's logo for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games, which will take place in Los Angeles, California from July 25 to August 2, 2015. The official 2015 World Games Team Canada logo was created by long-time Special Olympics Canada partner and supporter, GREY Canada, and reflects the determination and athletic spirit of Special Olympics Canada's athletes. The logo,...

2014-07-16 16:20:23

TORONTO, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - IBI Group Inc. ("IBI" or the "Company") (TSX: IBG) is pleased to announce that the holders of its 7.0% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures (the "Debentures") have approved the proposed amendments to the Debentures (the "Debenture Amendments") at the special meeting of debentureholders held today. As a result, the maturity date of the Debentures will be extended from December 31, 2014 to June 30, 2019 for all Debentureholders. Approximately...

2014-07-16 12:25:11

Summer deal from hotels near Angel Stadium in Anaheim includes deluxe accommodations, $20 in Angels Bucks, sports goody bag ANAHEIM, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Two Residence Inn hotels in the Anaheim area hope to hit a home run with guests this baseball season with a limited-time offer that throws full support behind the region's popular team. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140715/127376 The Residence Inn Cypress Los Alamitos and Residence Inn...

2014-07-16 08:34:29

Point.Click.Golf. at 1000+ local golf courses with online tee times and golf vacations NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GuysGoneGolfing announced today that it launched an online reservation service offering golf tee times at 1000+ courses nationwide. In addition to tee time reservations, golfers will be able to book golf trips with an inventory of 100,000+ hotels, flights, and car rentals providing a variety of travel options to bring golfers together....

2014-07-16 08:24:01

Join the official mascot of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games and celebrate at KIDS' CBC DAY TORONTO, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - One year since his unveiling as the official mascot of the TORONTO 2015 Games, PACHI is throwing a birthday bash to celebrate with all his friends. On Thursday, July 17 during KIDS' CBC Day, PACHI will pose for photos, hand out birthday cake and show off his signature dance move -- the PACHI wiggle! When: Thursday,...

2014-07-16 04:21:46

Rodeo Cowboy Cody Kiser steps up as the new spokesperson and role model for The Oral Cancer Foundation NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the world of rodeo has been the realm of sponsorship by the tobacco industry for decades, The Oral Cancer Foundation today takes a stand and introduces their new spokesperson, Cody Kiser; a rodeo cowboy who will be debuting his partnership with the foundation at the upcoming Snake River Stampede Rodeo in Nampa,...

2014-07-16 04:21:10

Serena Williams continues to dominate as America's Favorite Female Sports Star NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The battle for number one continues with a change on top. As many have asked the LeBron James versus Michael Jordan question, we may not know how they would compare on the basketball court, but this year, James overthrows Jordan and is America's favorite sports star. Last year, the reverse was true and Michael Jordon was number one while LeBron James was number two....

2014-07-16 00:20:34

High School Stars Share Stage on Sports' Biggest Awards Week LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The biggest names in high school and professional sports convened in Los Angeles tonight as Gatorade honored the top prep male and female athletes with the 12(th) annual Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year awards. Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year Karl Towns Jr. (St. Joseph High School/Metuchen, N.J.) was named the 2014 Gatorade Male High School Athlete of the Year...


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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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