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2014-09-19 12:20:50

Mac Haik Ford DeSoto offers detailed information on 2015 Ford F-250 in Dallas, Texas DALLAS, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Business owners and drivers searching for a new heavy-duty pickup truck have many options to choose from, but only one delivers the power and capability they need to get the job done right. The new 2015 Ford F-250 in Dallas, Texas at Mac Haik Ford DeSoto is designed for the heavy towing and hauling these drivers are looking for in their next new truck....

2014-09-19 08:24:38

SEATTLE, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tommy Bahama and the National Football League have teamed up for the second year on an officially licensed collection of premium sportswear. The co-branded collection offers a distinctive series of Tommy Bahama lifestyle apparel custom designed solely for the NFL. The 2014 lineup features three key styles including for the first time, an exclusive "Collector's Edition" limited production varsity jacket and a fitted zip front top for women. The company...

2014-09-19 08:23:58

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading football handicapping website, is proud to announce 2014 record setting results by top football handicapper Byrd. 2014 leading sports handicapper "Byrd" has just came off hitting 73% winners this past baseball season. After hitting 65-70% winners in 2011 and 2012 he took a step back at 59% winners in 2013. Now in 2014 he is hitting over 77% winners combined in NFL and College football picks with 40...

2014-09-18 23:09:10

In recognition of Glenn’s longtime work with the deaf and hard-of-hearing community, the HearStrong Foundation recognized his accomplishments with a special award during the 2014 National Basketball Retired Players Association Legends World Sports Conference in Cancun, Mexico. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 On August 23, the HearStrong Foundation awarded Mike “Stinger” Glenn with the Distinguished Service Award for his contributions to the deaf and hard-of-hearing community...

2014-09-18 23:05:00

Chiefs offering Best-In-Class Spotlight Ticket Management to company partners to highlight faster and easier ticket management. Calabasas, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 For 2014/2015 season, the Chiefs and Spotlight Ticket Management are announcing new enhancements for Chiefs Ticket Manager further removing inefficiencies and hassles of handling ticket requests and fulfilment while trying to stay compliant. Information is power and the more powerful notification capabilities of Chiefs...

2014-09-18 16:26:25

A nonprofit org, technology company and sports team join forces to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) DETROIT, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Athletes for Charity, Tata Technologies and the Detroit Lions have joined forces to expose Detroit Public School students to embrace Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), while also developing their skills in reading and writing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147101 "The demand for skilled...

2014-09-18 16:26:16

HOUSTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association's 29(th) annual Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards presented by Marathon Oil Corporation, announced today that Jimmy Johnson, one of the most respected and accomplished football coaches in NCAA and NFL history, will be named the recipient of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be presented to Johnson at the event on Jan. 14, 2015 in Houston. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147119...

2014-09-18 16:26:06

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Courtyard by Marriott teams up with independent nonprofit USA Football to pay tribute to individuals who contribute to youth success in its "Inspiring Greatness" recognition program. Launched last year, Inspiring Greatness will honor 28 of the most deserving youth coaches and volunteers in the country with $1,000 grants for new equipment to improve player safety - more than double the number of recipients in 2013. At the end of this...

2014-09-18 16:24:35

Acquisition Expands Bowlmor AMF's Geographic Footprint and Further Solidifies the Company's Position as the World's Largest Bowling Center Operator NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bowlmor AMF announced today that it has formally completed its acquisition of Brunswick Corporation's bowling center, further solidifying Bowlmor AMF's position as the world's largest bowling center operator. Bowlmor AMF announced on July 17 its intent to purchase Brunswick's bowling center...

2014-09-18 16:20:42

Next Phase in Beyond the Driving Test Campaign Uses Humor to Promote Tire Safety GREENVILLE, S.C., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new video featuring teen Internet sensation Brent Rivera kicks off the latest phase in Michelin's Beyond the Driving Test campaign. The campaign was launched recently in partnership with the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) to raise awareness of tire maintenance and safety among new drivers. The video, the first in a series, takes a...


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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