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2014-08-19 12:25:58

Football Pick 'Em and Fantasy Football Returns for 2014 FRANKFORT, Ky., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Buffalo Trace challenges all fans of the NFL and lovers of fine bourbon to put their football knowledge to the test with both the Football Pick 'Em and Fantasy Football for the 2014 season. Launching on Monday, August 25(th), the contests require participants to pick both winning teams and top performing players. Participants are encouraged to register and make their selections...

2014-08-19 12:25:55

True Sport Performance Brand Unleashes Ballpersons Across New York City to Surprise Fans, and Celebrate the Grand Slam IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hitting another ace, true sport performance brand ASICS America is launching a celebratory campaign to shower New Yorkers with tennis love just prior to the start of one of the sport's most premier events. Kicking off on Friday, August 22, the "ASICS Serves NYC" campaign will feature a number of unexpected consumer...

2014-08-19 08:34:47

Contrary to popular belief, Adrian Peterson isn't the number one choice for Fantasy Football drafts this year SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Fantasy Football drafts right around the corner, Bubblews, a new social networking company found that wide receiver A.J. Green is the number one pick. The company analyzed social sentiment data from over 22 million visitors around the world, taking ESPN's top 20 fantasy players and re-ranking them, reflecting fantasy football fans'...

2014-08-19 08:27:36

Gaultier, Ashour Headline 1st Round Justin Herman Plaza Matches; 1st Round Matches Also at Bay Club & Stanford University SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The NetSuite Open Squash Championships (NSO) draw has been set, with world No. 1 Gregory Gaultier and No. 4 Ramy Ashour headlining the first round matches that will be played on Friday, September 26 at San Francisco's South Lawn of Justin Herman Plaza, Event Engine, Inc. announced today. Four-time world champion Amr Shabana,...

2014-08-19 08:26:50

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a close loss to the Seattle Seahawks in the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs this past season, the Saints spent the offseason preparing for another Super Bowl run in 2014. And, they look like a serious contender again this season. As usual, Saints tickets are in high demand, but for Saints fans feeling squeezed out of the in-person action, a fan favorite solution for great seats at excellent prices is CTI Tickets. Photo -...

2014-08-19 08:26:37

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The Street League Skateboarding (SLS) Super Crown World Championship is coming to Newark, and Cricket Wireless, the event's exclusive wireless partner, is kicking off the weekend with engaging activities in the New York City and Newark metropolitan areas to interact with and meet the face of street skateboarding Paul Rodriguez (P-Rod). Rodriguez is the latest Cricket brand ambassador and is on a mission to get fans excited about the best pro...

2014-08-19 08:25:26

DUBAI, UAE, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arab media giant launches 4 sports channels on back of winning rights to Saudi league The Dubai-based MBC Group is eyeing rights to cover European football leagues as part of its most recent expansion which involved the launch of four new sports channels. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/702628-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/702628-b ) In an exclusive...

2014-08-19 08:25:24

Technology Partnership Will Support the Football Club's Global Sports and Economic Goals MUNICH, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At their first joint press conference in the Allianz Arena in Munich, SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) and FC Bayern Munich AG today announced that SAP has become the club's official partner for sport analytics and enterprise software. For the next three years, the two organizations intend to work together on innovative solutions to support the FC Bayern's goals to expand...

2014-08-19 08:22:46

Yingli Installs Solar Power System at FC Bayern Munich's Training Center BAODING, China and ZURICH, Switzerland, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") module manufacturer in the world, known as "Yingli Solar," today announced that it has installed a solar power system on the roof of FC Bayern Munich's training facility on Sabener StraBe. The...

2014-08-19 04:22:17

The global game now on a global stage in TOPPS KICK 15 for iOS and Android. NEW YORK and LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Topps Company, Inc. today released TOPPS KICK(SM) 15, the only real-world, real-time football trading card app for Barclays Premier League, Bundesliga and Major League Soccer (MLS). Available now for iOS and Android devices, TOPPS KICK 15 allows football fans to feel the excitement of every touch, pass, tackle, shot and goal from the world's most popular...


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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