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2014-04-04 08:24:04

Legendary Coach Tom Izzo Participates in TV Commercial in Connection with Werner's Sponsorship of the National Association of Basketball Coaches GREENVILLE, Pa., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Werner announced today that it will again partner with the NCAA® to provide a custom stepladder for the student-athletes and coaches during the net-cutting ceremony of the NCAA Men's Championship Game hosted in North Texas on April 7. As the official ladder of the NCAA Men's Basketball...

2014-04-04 08:23:47

CHICAGO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine, "Tommy John" surgery to repair a torn elbow ligament not only puts Major League Baseball (MLB) pitchers back on the mound, but also improves their game. That's good news for the reported one third of all Major League Baseball (MLB) pitchers who underwent this surgery, including current pitchers: Adam Wainwright (St. Louis Cardinals) and Stephen Strasburg (Washington Nationals)....

2014-04-04 08:23:30

Ticketability.com announces reduced pricing on its inventory of NHL Playoff tickets for sale. This popular ticket provider is now featuring 2014 NHL Playoff tickets for all upcoming semifinals and finals, including the Stanley Cup Finals. NHL fans are invited to take advantage of Savings Code "COUPON" for additional savings on already discounted seats while tickets last. OSHKOSH, Wis., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ticketability.com can provide online ticket buyers with great...

2014-04-04 08:23:24

CHENGDU, China, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This April 6th, racehorses from the Emirates will enjoy the fabulous turf in Wenjiang District in Chengdu, which has been nursed here throughout the past 2 years. The inaugural staging of the Chengdu Dubai International Cup race will take place here. The groundbreaking race meeting, which will be held at the Jinma Racecourse in the Garden City of Chengdu in Wenjiang District will consist of five turf races, highlighted by the 2200m Chengdu...

2014-04-03 20:22:13

Relativity Television to Develop Reality Programming Surrounding LFL BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legends Football League (or 'LFL'), which was recently called the 'US' Fastest Growing Sports Franchise' by NBC Sports, has awarded its reality TV rights to Relativity Television. Since premiering in 2009 as the Lingerie Football League, a seven-on-seven women's tackle football league, the LFL has become a global hit in the U.S., Canada, Australia and in 2015,...

2014-04-03 16:23:01

Company Also Partners with the Bryan Brothers,Tursunov Again in 2014 SAN FRANCISCO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the direct-to-consumer insurance company, has signed a two-year agreement to be an official sponsor of Victoria Azarenka. Esurance will be her exclusive insurance partner during the length of the term. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140403/SF97794 A world-class tennis player at the top of her game, Azarenka is active on social media, engaged in...

2014-04-03 16:22:28

A $27 Steak Lunch Complete with Two Free Tickets Awaits Yankees Fans Unable To Make It To The Stadium On April 7th NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the Bronx Bombers' home opener against the Baltimore Orioles on Monday, April 7(th), NYY Steak Manhattan (7 W. 51(st) Street, between 5(th) and 6(th) Avenues, New York, NY 646-307-7910, www.nyysteak.com) is swinging for the fences! Leading off the festivities is a $27 Championship Plate special, including NYY Steak's...

2014-04-03 12:27:32

Verizon Fan Center to Be Located Inside McCoy Stadium PAWTUCKET, R.I., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls. Your attention, please: Just in time for the opening of the 2014 baseball season, the Pawtucket Red Sox and Verizon have announced a marketing partnership that features the opening of a Verizon Fan Center here at McCoy Stadium. The center, located inside the stadium behind home plate on the second level, is a four-hundred-square-foot digital...

2014-04-03 12:25:45

Clyde Drexler and LG Put on Full Court Press in North Dallas with LG Fan House, LG Coaches' Cook-Off, LG Sustainability Initiatives ARLINGTON, Texas, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Official NCAA® Corporate Partner LG Electronics USA is taking North Texas by storm, helping fans "Do Game Day Right(TM)" through a variety of unique fan experiences for NCAA® Men's Final Four® weekend - from fun and engaging activities for the whole family at the LG Fan House to the signature LG Coaches'...

2014-04-03 08:27:57

NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership at Drugfree.org, in conjunction with Major League Baseball Charities (MLB), today announce the fifth annual Commissioner's Play Healthy Awards to celebrate extraordinary individuals on and off the playing field. The awards are an extension of both organizations' comprehensive efforts, including the new Play Healthy website, to educate families on the risks of steroids and performance-enhancing substances, and to...


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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