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2014-04-04 23:00:59

Ticket Down announces that Fleetwood Mac will be performing at the TD Garden in Boston on Friday, October 10th. This well-known secondary ticket site is offering the customer appreciation promo code FLEETWOOD-MAC-2014 for added savings. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Ticket Down announces that they have reduced prices on Fleetwood Mac Tickets at TD Garden. Fleetwood Mac will be touring throughout North America in 2014. To the delight of their fans their tour this year will include all...

2014-04-04 16:22:22

Ticketability.com has released its inventory of Belmont Stakes tickets for sale, and horse racing fans are delighted by the price reduction. Online shoppers are invited to use Savings Code "COUPON" for additional savings on any 2014 Belmont Stakes tickets while they last. Other featured horse racing tickets from this provider include tickets for the Kentucky Oaks, Kentucky Derby, and Preakness Stakes. OSHKOSH, Wis., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ticketability.com is gearing up...

2014-04-04 16:21:48

LAS VEGAS, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading sports handicapping website, is proud to announce company record of $15,570 profit for March 2014 sports picks. "March 2013 we had a company record of $15,440 profit in one month. This year in 2014 we beat out our company record for monthly sports betting profits hitting $15,570 profit," explains Managing Partner Mike Byrd. "Our March Madness basketball picks have been a great success every year. As...

2014-04-04 16:21:32

Fans receive a pair of Friars baseball tickets when they complete an online Mercury auto insurance quote by May 31, 2014 LOS ANGELES, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April means Padres baseball is back at Petco Park as Bud Black's up-and-coming young team competes in baseball's most competitive division. For local baseball fans, this also means you can see your favorite team for free - courtesy of Mercury Insurance. Mercury Insurance is partnering with the Padres for a second...

2014-04-04 12:33:59

Practicing your timing and rhythmicity can make you a more precise and stable golfer or soccer player. This is the result of findings from Umeå researcher Marius Sommer, who for four weeks has let experienced athletes perform specific rhythmic movements in time to a metronome. The results in his thesis show that improved motor timing of both female elite level soccer players and experienced male golfers leads to improved outcome accuracy, with associated changes in motor performance, as...

2014-04-04 12:26:44

Kings' fans who get an online Mercury auto insurance quote are entered to win two tickets to a Kings playoff game LOS ANGELES, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The LA Kings are preparing for the playoffs with hopes of putting their name on the trophy again, and Mercury Insurance is sending a different pair of fans to each home playoff game when they complete an online auto insurance quote with them. The promotion starts today, running as long as the Kings are in the playoffs. Fans can...

2014-04-04 08:27:18

Ticketability.com has announced its offering of NBA Playoff tickets for sale at reduced prices. The popular ticket exchange is featuring 2014 NBA Playoff tickets for all Eastern Conference and Western Conference Quarterfinals and Semifinals. NBA 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 has affordable prices to offer sports...

2014-04-04 08:24:15

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PGA TOUR Superstore has announced a $5,000 grant to The First Tee of Greater Rockford to deliver educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. The grant will be awarded Saturday, April 5, at the Re-Grand Opening of the Schaumburg PGA TOUR Superstore located at 1319 East Golf Road. Youth from The First Tee of Greater Rockford will be in...

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)....


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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