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2014-07-01 08:26:09

SION, Switzerland, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The RealFly team from Sion, Switzerland has won the 2-Way Dynamic Contest, a new discipline of the Extreme Barcelona event considered to be paramount in the extreme sports community. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140701/694428-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140701/694428-b ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140701/694428-c ) The Extreme Barcelona 2014...

2014-07-01 08:26:01

Five elite athletes compete for honor MINNEAPOLIS, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in the 80-year history of the brand, Wheaties will offer America the opportunity to select the next elite athlete to be featured nationally on the iconic Wheaties box. Kicking off today is the Wheaties NEXT Challenge powered by the leader in Connected Fitness, MapMyFitness. Five world-class athletes from five emerging sports will compete for this honor in an innovative way--by asking their fans...

2014-07-01 04:21:20

The world's first soft-sided shin guards to meet CE and NOCSAE standards offer the remarkable combination of extreme comfort and superior impact protection for professionals of over 20 national teams. PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Why is Pele, widely considered the greatest footballer of all time, seen dropping heavy bowling balls onto fragile glass bottles in Sao Paulo, the host city for the World Cup? According to the legend of the sport, it's to demonstrate the...

2014-07-01 00:21:33

America's Pastime, heading into All-Star Break, falls behind soccer in both participation and fandom with teens LOS ANGELES, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of the USA's World Cup knockout-round match against Belgium, newly released research shows that participation and fandom in soccer has passed baseball among America's teens ages 14-17. The study conducted by nationally respected research consultancy Frank N. Magid Associates, Inc. reveals that 40% of teens surveyed...

2014-06-30 23:15:23

Vizoal Football from Vizoal LLC provides push notifications of live scores, updated match information, videos, comprehensive statistics, lineups and searchable player profile databases from the world’s most popular leagues and competitions. The new no-cost iOS and Android app also features a unique social network that allows users to connect with millions of fans around the world through live comments, and all without having to register or create an account. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) June...

2014-06-30 23:12:14

When more than 15,000 girls volleyball players ages 12 to 18 descend on the Minneapolis Convention Center this week for the 2014 USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships (GJNC) they will play on Sport Court® playing surfaces that have transformed their sport on a level similar to Title IX. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 When more than 15,000 girls volleyball players ages 12 to 18 descend on the Minneapolis Convention Center this week for the 2014 USA Volleyball...

2014-06-30 23:09:30

Industry-First “PR:Initiative” Program Generates Enthusiastic Response from Running Community San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The ElliptiGO Project, whose mission is to make runners faster through innovation, today announced their “PR:Initiative” (PR:I) had received hundreds of applications and was now underway with 130 participants. In partnership with Greg McMillan and the McMillan Running staff, program participants have received their free training programs and will follow...

2014-06-30 23:03:49

With the IAAF World Junior Championships, featuring top athletes from 180 countries, marking the first time ever held in the United States Eugene, Oregon from July 22-27, 2014, special focus is paid in preparing athletes and ambassadors to deal with external stressors that threaten athletic performance. The Sports Conflict Institute’s Dr. Don Murray has developed a tool to understand and manage key stressors that threaten athletic performance. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 What was...

2014-06-30 23:02:04

For the third time in his career, Uruguay's Luis Suarez appeared to bite an opponent. According to the Sports Conflict Institute (SCI), this raises a number of issues regarding mental health in sports. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 "For the third time in his career, Luis Suarez appeared to bite an opponent. This raises a number of issues regarding mental health and other preventative measures that could be taken - for example, why doesn't he wear a mouthguard? But, perhaps...

2014-06-30 23:01:52

The Lemont Hornets Youth Football and Cheer Association have partnered with Sports Brain to implement comprehensive baseline concussion testing for its athletes. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Lemont Hornets Youth Football and Cheer Association have partnered with Sports Brain to implement comprehensive baseline concussion testing for its athletes. As part of the program, Sports Brain will provide testing for the athletes in the Lemont Hornets Youth Football and Cheer Association. Sports...


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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.