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2014-09-03 23:05:57

Ticket Down has lowered prices on presale tickets for all of Trans-Siberian Orchestra's 2014 performances in North America. This trusted secondary ticket exchange is also extending their exclusive customer appreciation promo code TSO for added savings on any tickets for TSO's annual tour. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Ticket Down has rolled back prices on presale tickets for the 2014 Trans-Siberian Orchestra annual holiday tour. This popular ticket exchange is also...

2014-09-03 23:01:56

It's football season and some players will return to the field, while others may have to choose another path, due to a career-ending injury. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 As many fans know, there are some definite cringe-worthy moments during each football game when no one knows the fate of their favorite player. Some athletes will have the option of returning to football while others may have to choose a new career path. Dallas Cowboys middle linebacker DeVonte Holloman is...

2014-09-03 20:23:06

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Rugby Football League today announced a major event that could benefit American football athletes recently released by their professional teams as well as those who began their collegiate seasons this past weekend. The startup rugby union XVs circuit will hold a January combine in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for the purpose of evaluating talent eligible for placement on teams that could start play as early as the summer of...

2014-09-03 16:28:10

BANGKOK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After four days of fun festivities and trunk-to-trunk action, the 13(th) annual King's Cup Elephant Polo Tournament has come to a close. Taking place in Bangkok for the first time, 16 teams showcased skillful play and created many memorable on-pitch moments, with the tournament resulting in new champions and tens of thousands of dollars raised for Thailand's elephant population. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142633 The tournament...

2014-09-03 16:21:36

The 2014 BMW Championship Takes Place in Cherry Hills Village, Colorado, September 4 - September 7. WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BMW Championship winners Rory McIlroy, Zach Johnson and Camilo Villegas attempted to recreate Arnold Palmer's historic drive from Cherry Hills Country Club's 1st tee to kick-off the 2014 BMW Championship. The recreation was a nod to Palmer's legendary tee shot during the 1960 U.S. Open at Cherry Hills, when he drove the green at the 346-yard,...

2014-09-03 12:35:05

Rogers NHL GameCentre LIVE unlocks more English and French online streaming rights so fans can follow their favourite teams anywhere they are playing Free subscription for Rogers wireless data and Hi-Speed Internet customers until end of year TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Tablets and smartphones are your ultimate ticket to the 2014-15 NHL season with Rogers(TM) NHL GameCentre LIVE(TM), an upgraded online destination for streaming live NHL action on any screen including over 1000...

2014-09-03 12:28:17

FORMER BRITISH OPEN CHAMPION TODD HAMILTON LEADS COMPETITIVE FIELD IN TWO-TEAM PLAY HORSESHOE BAY, Texas, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horseshoe Bay Resort will be the home of PGA and LPGA pros on Saturday, September 27(th) as the AAA-four diamond resort hosts the inaugural Shootout at Horseshoe Bay Resort. The two-team exhibition will match current tour professionals in a competitive two-team shamble to be played at the Resort's new Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course Summit Rock. The...

2014-09-03 12:27:32

LONDON, September 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The total value of the global sports betting market is difficult to estimate because of the lack of consistency in how it is regulated in some parts of the world. Some estimates put the value of the sports betting industry at between 700 billion U.S. dollars and 1,000 billion U.S. dollars. Illegal sports betting alone could be worth 500 billion U.S. dollars according to some estimates. According to http://www.betsports888.com,...

2014-09-03 12:26:31

TUSCALOOSA, Ala., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lars Anderson has covered hundreds of important and interesting stories for Sports Illustrated during his 20-year writing career, but none was more significant or had as profound an impact as did his front-cover reporting of the EF-Level 4 tornado with 190 mph winds that shredded Tuscaloosa - and inspired a 21st century college football dynasty. The April 27, 2011 storm lasted six minutes but changed many lives. Now, three years later, Lars is...

2014-09-03 12:26:15

New Kicking and Punting Instructional Video Series Demonstrates and Highlights Career Secrets To Benefit Specialists and Coaches SAN DIEGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carney Coaching today launched the KICK, PUNT AND TRAIN LIKE A PRO video series, dedicated to educate and train specialists by equipping them with the skills they need to reach their potential on the field. The 90-minute video series covers all aspects of kicking and punting including strength training and...


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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