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2014-09-08 12:25:57

- Leading sports app delivers richer visuals and deeper real-time game data and stats TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - theScore (TSX Venture: SCR) is the definitive football companion on mobile devices this season, with the latest update to the leading sports app taking fans closer to the gridiron than ever before. theScore has completely updated its box scores to provide the most detailed, comprehensive, in-depth football data found on a multi-sport mobile app - complementing...

2014-09-08 12:25:14

Third-Annual Event Gathered the Best Players in the World to Compete in the Noble Polo Match GREENWICH, Conn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Salute, one of the most coveted and admired luxury spirit brands in the world, hosted the third annual Royal Salute Jubilee Cup on Sunday, September 7 at the renowned Greenwich Polo Club. The event brought together polo's most notable players--including Facundo Pieres, currently ranked second best polo player in the world--for a...

2014-09-08 08:26:42

30 Youth Sports Teams and Organizations Annually Can Earn $2,500 by Pledging a Commitment to Sportsmanship at PlayPositive.com/Pledge BOSTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With schools back in session and fall sports practices across the country underway, Liberty Mutual Insurance looks to shine a new light on the importance of sportsmanship in youth sports. Liberty Mutual today introduces the Play Positive(TM) Pledge, an opportunity for youth sports teams and organizations to earn...

2014-09-08 08:26:36

STANFORD, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Head Football Coach, David Shaw is photographed with youth from the Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula. Shaw believes his job as a coach is to keep irritations and distractions at bay, so players can be successful during competition, in the classroom and after graduation. Dove Men+Care Deodorant - the brand best known for providing care to help end underarm irritation, so that men can focus on what matters most - partnered with Shaw...

2014-09-08 08:25:40

Only Retailer in Canada to Carry World's First Smart Basketball In-Store and Online 94Fifty Helps Players of All Ages and Skill Levels Find #TheirBetter CALGARY, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Sport Chek (@SportChek) today announced the exclusive availability of the 94Fifty Smart Sensor Basketball on SportChek.ca. The award winning 94Fifty basketball is a first-in-class product that measures and diagnoses players' skills as they practice, helping to build confidence, versatility and success...

2014-09-08 08:20:27

- Honda Stage to be "Official Music Sponsor of ESPN College Football" TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Through a multi-year agreement that builds on a long relationship with ESPN, Honda has launched an integrated marketing campaign in support of ESPN's college football programming, extending the automaker's reach to a younger, more active audience. Honda will have a presence during college football segments in SportsCenter and Honda's groundbreaking, 360-degree music platform,...

2014-09-07 20:20:43

MONT-TREMBLANT, Quebec, Sept. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shining through the beautiful surroundings of Mont-Tremblant, Quebec were Javier Gomez (ESP) and Daniela Ryf (SUI), as they captured the crown at the 2014 Subaru IRONMAN(®) 70.3(®) World Championship triathlon. Gomez posted a winning time of 03:41:30 outdoing a men's field that saw the top 10 all finish within 10 minutes of each other. Ryf continued her dominant season with a winning time of 4:09:19. The race celebrated the first...

2014-09-06 23:00:26

Ticket Down has drastically reduced all ticket prices for the exhibition game between Brazil and Ecuador at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. Fans who have waited to secure tickets will score big with the newly lowered ticket prices at Ticket Down and they can maximize their savings when adding promo code CHEAP at the checkout. East Rutherford, NJ (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 Ticket Down has lowered ticket prices to rock bottom prices for the much anticipated exhibition match...

2014-09-05 23:04:16

Obstacle Course Racing World Championships to feature Lindon Fitness Wreck Bags on course. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The Obstacle Course Racing World Championships (OCRWC), obstacle course racing's first independent championship, has announced a partnership with Lindon Fitness, a fitness product innovation and supply firm, to develop and supply obstacle racing products which will be featured in the World Championship. Specifically, Lindon Fitness’ weighted “Wreck...

2014-09-05 23:00:42

ONE INDUSTRIES, TAG Metals and SixSixOne, known for revolutionary moto graphics and innovative gear, helmets, gloves, casual wear, accessories and protective gear in the motocross and mountain bike categories, use San Diego-based Hookit to develop athlete support programs. San Diego, California (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 ONE INDUSTRIES, TAG Metals and SixSixOne, known for revolutionary moto graphics and innovative gear, helmets, gloves, casual wear, accessories and protective gear in the...


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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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