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2014-07-09 12:27:15

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With popular support for USA Soccer at an all-time high and the World Cup semi-final and final matches set for this weekend, World Cup Soccer fever is sweeping the nation. Veteran sports events manager Bill Knight will offer some predictions and perspective on Brazil's success with the 2014 games - and discuss Washington DC's Olympic bid and the biggest multi-sport event to hit the DC metro area - at a National Press Club Newsmakers...

2014-07-09 12:26:39

MORNEAU, SALE MAINTAIN SLIGHT ADVANTAGES ENTERING FINAL TWO DAYS NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With two days of online voting in the All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote Sponsored by Experian (#FinalVote) now in the books, early leaders Justin Morneau of the Colorado Rockies and Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox continue to maintain their respective slight advantages with tomorrow's Twitter vote on the horizon. Voting is held exclusively on MLB.com, the official website of...

2014-07-09 12:20:45

Fans worldwide take part in digital campaign at www.chevroletfc.com, virtually wearing and sharing the shirt DETROIT, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevrolet and Manchester United fans worldwide today are celebrating Chevrolet's debut on the football club's 2014-15 season shirt. Fans are invited to upload photos of themselves wearing a digital version of the new shirt at www.chevroletfc.com, and share it via their social channels. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140707/124680...

2014-07-09 08:26:36

Offering fans MLB / MiLB game highlights via their preferred news sites NEW YORK, NY, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - SendtoNews is pleased to announce it has signed a multi-faceted, multi-year agreement with MLB Advanced Media ("MLBAM") for the global syndication of Major League Baseball ("MLB") and Minor League Baseball ("MiLB") short-form digital video content. Under the terms of the agreement, SendtoNews will have digital distribution rights to MLB game highlights, interviews,...

2014-07-09 08:25:45

Kellogg Company Snack Brands Celebrate Dedicated Fans with "Never Miss a Game" Fan Stories Contest BATTLE CREEK, Mich., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A variety of Kellogg snacks, including Cheez-It Crackers® and Rice Krispies Treats®, are teaming up with Major League Baseball® and Hall-of-Famer Cal Ripken, Jr. to celebrate and reward baseball fans who never miss a game. To measure baseball fans' dedication to the game, the company conducted a nationwide survey to learn the lengths fans will...

2014-07-09 08:25:32

After parents spend thousands on hitting lessons, personal trainers and tournament travel, a digital resume is a requirement to gain quality exposure LAKE FOREST, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Major League Baseball All-Star Game nears, young baseball players everywhere will dream of someday making the all-star team. Parents easily invest more than $1,000 per year from Little League through high school on equipment, team fees and travel to tournaments, reports the...

2014-07-09 08:25:22

RotoPop introduces new fantasy website that allows all levels of fantasy players to compete in head-to-head competition with friends and the public NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After the success of their fantasy app last NFL season, RotoPop is proud to announce the launch of their new daily fantasy website. Unveiling during the MLB All-Star break, www.rotopop.com will have a fresh and unique twist to the daily world. Their cash games will be based on single pro events and...

2014-07-09 08:25:01

WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark and the largest and fastest growing provider of walk-in medical clinics in the United States, announced today a joint marketing and sponsorship agreement with USA Football, football's national governing body. As part of this agreement, MinuteClinic has been named USA Football's official sports physical provider. Through the affiliation, all USA Football members, who reside in all 50 states and...

2014-07-09 08:24:32

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - World Cup Angel of Doom Mick Jagger attends Brazil-Germany match, and Brazil lose 7-1 gifting the Sports Trading Club a $26 million winfall The only concern the Sports Trading Club had last April when it placed its record $26 million wager that Brazil would not win the World Cup, was the fact that it has to overcome the Brazilian legend Pele and history. Pele was a legendary jinx, and had never been right in predicting the winner...

2014-07-09 04:22:18

HELLERUP, Denmark, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On 10 July, when the 6th stage of the Tour de France begins, Sven Siig Moller, CEO of Zen systems, B2B Internet connections provider, and his business partner, Thomas Koster Rasmussen, will be sitting in the team car next to Bjarne Riis, the former professional road bicycle racer who placed first in the 1996 Tour de France, and now manager of UCI ProTour outfit Tinkoff-Saxo. Saxo Bank, the online trading and investment...


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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