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2014-09-03 12:28:17

FORMER BRITISH OPEN CHAMPION TODD HAMILTON LEADS COMPETITIVE FIELD IN TWO-TEAM PLAY HORSESHOE BAY, Texas, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horseshoe Bay Resort will be the home of PGA and LPGA pros on Saturday, September 27(th) as the AAA-four diamond resort hosts the inaugural Shootout at Horseshoe Bay Resort. The two-team exhibition will match current tour professionals in a competitive two-team shamble to be played at the Resort's new Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course Summit Rock. The...

2014-09-03 12:27:32

LONDON, September 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The total value of the global sports betting market is difficult to estimate because of the lack of consistency in how it is regulated in some parts of the world. Some estimates put the value of the sports betting industry at between 700 billion U.S. dollars and 1,000 billion U.S. dollars. Illegal sports betting alone could be worth 500 billion U.S. dollars according to some estimates. According to http://www.betsports888.com,...

2014-09-03 12:26:31

TUSCALOOSA, Ala., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lars Anderson has covered hundreds of important and interesting stories for Sports Illustrated during his 20-year writing career, but none was more significant or had as profound an impact as did his front-cover reporting of the EF-Level 4 tornado with 190 mph winds that shredded Tuscaloosa - and inspired a 21st century college football dynasty. The April 27, 2011 storm lasted six minutes but changed many lives. Now, three years later, Lars is...

2014-09-03 12:26:15

New Kicking and Punting Instructional Video Series Demonstrates and Highlights Career Secrets To Benefit Specialists and Coaches SAN DIEGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carney Coaching today launched the KICK, PUNT AND TRAIN LIKE A PRO video series, dedicated to educate and train specialists by equipping them with the skills they need to reach their potential on the field. The 90-minute video series covers all aspects of kicking and punting including strength training and...

2014-09-03 12:22:56

Voting open to all Bills fans after every game; fans who vote are automatically eligible to receive exclusive Bills prizes and giveaways all season long SYRACUSE, N.Y. and BUFFALO, N.Y., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second season in a row, all Buffalo Bills fans will once again have a chance to Stop, Think and Choose the official Bills Player of the Week, Powered by BlueRock Energy! By voting, you'll also have a chance to win exclusive Bills prizes and giveaways courtesy of...

2014-09-03 08:31:09

Schools with Nine Powerhouse Programs Help Fans 'Do Game Day Right(TM)' Whether Tailgating on Campus or Staygating at Home ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics USA, official corporate partner of the NCAA and NCAA Football, is inviting college football fans to show their school spirit this fall as it embarks on a nine-school tour, giving fans a unique opportunity to experience LG's newest Ultra HD and OLED TVs featuring the Smart TV+ webOS platform, as well as a...

2014-09-03 08:30:12

End zone boards are highest resolution SMD video displays in league, can display 4K content; Panasonic installs more than 24,000 total square feet of HD LED video boards, bringing fans even closer to the players, coaches and fantastic finishes NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia Eagles fans will experience the intensity and excitement of the National Football League like never before - up close and personal - with state-of-the-art, high-definition LED video...

2014-09-03 08:29:52

International Cheer Union (ICU) and International Federation of American Football (IFAF) will highlight each of their sports at the 2015 IFAF World Championships STOCKHOLM, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Cheer Union (ICU) and the International Federation of American Football (IFAF) will be working together to promote both sports at the 2015 IFAF World Championships, to be held July 4-18, 2015 in Stockholm, Sweden....

2014-09-03 08:28:53

Pettis wins Wheaties NEXT Challenge and becomes first MMA champion to appear on the iconic cereal box MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With over 873,000 workouts logged over the last two months in support of the Wheaties NEXT Challenge, America has spoken by selecting Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight Champion, Anthony Pettis to be featured nationally on the famed Wheaties box. This marks the first time in the cereal's 91-year history that Wheaties put the...

2014-09-03 08:28:18

- TV's Hippest Kids' Show Takes the Stage from Tuesday, October 14 to Sunday, December 7 with LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DHX Media, a key player internationally in the creation of content for families and children, announced today that Yo Gabba Gabba! will take the stage this Fall with Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE! Music is Awesome!. The new live stage show marks the 5(th) anniversary of the live tour. Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE! Music is Awesome! will be directed...


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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