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2014-08-05 23:11:30

Sports Brain has entered into a partnership with BrainWare SAFARI to deliver an online cognitive training program aimed at improving the mental performance of athletes at all levels of sports. Deerfield, Illinois (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Sports Brain has entered into a partnership with BrainWare SAFARI to deliver an online cognitive training program aimed at improving the mental performance of athletes at all levels of sports. Sports Brain is a national organization based in Chicago...

2014-08-05 23:09:56

National non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports’ August 12-13 Coastal Team Challenge will team ten disabled athletes with ten able-bodied athletes to travel 22 nautical miles by sea kayak along the Long Island coast. Westhampton Beach, NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Ten disabled athletes age 22 to 60 will join ten able-bodied athletes to travel 22 nautical miles by sea kayak along the Long Island coast during national non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports’ August 12-13 Coastal Team Challenge....

2014-08-05 23:08:04

Presale tickets for 5 Seconds of Summer become available in select markets today, and Ticketability.com is offering fans an opportunity to secure affordable seating before the public onsale kicks off on August 9. This popular provider has a vast inventory of 5 Seconds of Summer tickets for sale for the band’s Rock Out With Your Socks Out Tour scheduled to entertain their many fans in 2015. Oshkosh, WI (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Ticketability.com is ready to accommodate pop rock fans...

2014-08-05 23:02:20

Long-term Agreement Brings Labatt Blue to Popular Minnesota Pond Hockey Tournament Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 2015 marks the 10th anniversary of the iconic U.S. Pond Hockey Championships held annually in Minneapolis, MN. Today, the Commissioner’s Office of the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships announced that a strategic partnership has been finalized with Labatt Blue to usher in a new era for the incredibly popular event. Beginning in 2015, the Labatt Blue U.S. Pond Hockey...

2014-08-05 23:00:43

Clark's Corner announces the 5th annual Clark's Corner Cycling Challenge and congratulates Chris Horner on a tremendous top 20 finish in the 2014 Tour de France. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Congratulations are in order for Chris Horner, a professional road bike racer from the Sacramento Area, who placed 17th in the recently concluded 2014 Tour de France. Amongst the American’s, Horner placed second, following Tejay Van Garderen. Horner, now 42, has posted some of...

2014-08-05 16:25:22

MONTREAL, Aug. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - During Tuesday's practice round of Canada's National Championship at the historic Royal Montreal Golf Club, adidas Golf gave eight (8) lucky spectators the opportunity to participate in a once in a lifetime golf adventure. In addition to getting up close and personal with the tours finest, including Canada's own Mike Weir, our wide-eyed fans were immersed in an afternoon of incredible experiences. Please click on the link below to view "adidas Golf...

2014-08-05 16:20:57

Kia Leads Pirelli World Challenge Grand Touring Sport (GTS) Manufacturer Championship by a Nine Point Margin Ahead of Ford, Chevrolet, Porsche, Nissan and Aston Martin IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Racing scored back-to-back podium finishes during the team's latest outing for rounds 11 and 12 of the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. With only four races remaining in the 16-race PWC season, Kia extended its lead in the Grand Touring...

2014-08-05 12:29:28

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three-time major champion Rory McIlroy has been named an ambassador for PGA Junior League Golf, which introduces kids ages 13 and under to the game in a team setting. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140805/133664 Launched in 2011 as a partnership between the PGA of America and League Golf, LLC, PGA Junior League Golf's numbers soared in 2013, with nearly 9,000 boys and girls competing on more than 700 teams in 33 states....

2014-08-05 12:28:52

National Ad Campaign Celebrates Ohno Seeking New Finish Lines WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In April of this year, short-track speedskating legend Apolo Ohno embarked on an athletic comeback of a different sort - as an endurance athlete. He is now halfway through his training and recovery journey that will culminate at the world's most grueling endurance race: the IRONMAN® World Championship triathlon - a 140.6-mile swim-bike-run event in Kailua-Kona, Hawai'i. Ohno,...

2014-08-05 12:28:38

The Elite Football League of India continues to build fan base in the world's tenth largest economy CHICAGO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Gameplan Creative today announced that it was recognized with a prestigious Inaugural CLIO Sports Design Bronze Award at a recent awards ceremony held in New York. This marks the first time the CLIO Sports Awards organization issued the honors, which are designed to recognize the growing influence of sports in the highly competitive marketing and...


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.