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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....

2014-04-08 12:26:40

CINCINNATI, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Motz Group (TMG) is honored to be the sole synthetic turf field specialist for the largest sports complex in the United States, Grand Park Sports Campus. Located in Westfield, Indiana, Grand Park features 400-acres of sports-related attractions including seven synthetic multi-purpose and eight synthetic baseball fields. With nearly 60 outdoor playing surfaces and two indoor facilities, Grand Park will be the host site for many athletic...

2014-04-08 12:26:25

Made possible by support from AT&T, The Globe's first television documentary chronicles the stories of five runners at the scene of the 2013 Marathon blast BOSTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boston Globe today announced the release of 5 Runners, a first-of-its-kind television documentary -- developed and directed by Emmy Award-winning Boston Globe print and digital journalists -- that profiles five 2013 Boston Marathon runners who were crossing the finish line as the first...

2014-04-08 12:25:44

attune helps complete successful deployment of SAP Apparel and Footwear Solution (AFS) and integrates lacrosse businesses ahead of seasonal demands BURLINGTON, Mass., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- attune Consulting, a premier global solutions provider to the fashion and lifestyle industries, today announced the success of its partnership with Bauer Performance Sports Ltd. (BPS). attune worked with BPS to implement the SAP AFS (Apparel and Footwear) 6.5 platform across two companies...

2014-04-07 23:29:45

Ticket Down announces that Fleetwood Mac will be performing at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Monday, October 6th. This well-known secondary ticket site is offering the customer appreciation promo code FLEETWOOD-MAC-2014 for added savings. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source of affordable tickets for Fleetwood Mac at Madison Square Garden. It is fitting that the World’s Most Famous Arena will host one of the most popular groups in the history...

2014-04-07 23:28:54

bookacoach, an online destination for sports lessons, connecting safety certified coaches with parents, has acquired TRAINlete, Atlanta-based online coaches and trainers directory. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 bookacoach, an Elevate Ventures portfolio company that provides an online marketplace for booking sports lessons, today announced its acquisition of Atlanta-based online coaches and trainers directory TRAINlete. With TRAINlete’s user database, bookacoach increases...

2014-04-07 23:27:37

Cincinnati-based hat company Headsweats announced recent additions to their line of Headsweats University just in time for March Madness. They now feature more than 170 colleges and universities in the popular moisture-wicking hats and are available to fans of those colleges and universities represented in the NCAA Basketball Tournament. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Headsweats, the online retailer based in Cincinnati, announced that it now features more than 170 colleges and...

2014-04-07 23:27:07

Multi-year strategic partnership between ZapEvent and American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation kicks off Birkie Bonus promtion Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 ZapEvent is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) for online event registration. Founded in 1973, the “Birkie” hosts the largest ski race in North America. The new multi-year strategic partnership with ABSF gives ZapEvent the opportunity to run all aspects of online...


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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