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2014-08-13 08:26:26

GLEN COVE, N.Y., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kristen Gillman earned a come-from-behind 2-up victory over Brooke Mackenzie Henderson in the 36-hole championship match of the 2014 U.S. Women's Amateur Championship last weekend at the 6,297-yard, par-70 Nassau Country Club. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140812/135569 "I kept hitting shots right into the pin," said Gillman, who is just 16 years old and has verbally committed to the University of Alabama in 2016. The...

2014-08-13 08:26:19

MADISON, Wis., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mongoose Bikes, a brand of Dorel Industries (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), today announced the 2014 Mongoose Jam competition results. Five teams led by Mongoose riders Steve McCann, Kevin Peraza, Greg Illingworth, Ben Wallace, and Paul Ryan went head to head in Park, Street, and Dirt competitions over a three day period from August 5 - August 8 at Camp Woodward in Woodward, PA. Constantly pushing the sport of BMX, with new tricks in every discipline, the...

2014-08-13 08:26:12

Fans Can Join Players in the Game as an Assistant Coach, Slam Dunk Judge, Ballboy and more on August 21, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IfOnly, an experiential marketplace that helps raise money for not-for-profit organizations, announced today that they have partnered with Roc Nation and their chosen charities, PitCCh In Foundation and RC22 Foundation, to offer an extraordinary VIP experiences at the Roc Nation Summer Classic Celebrity Basketball game....

2014-08-13 08:25:37

New survey shows alarming number of athletes injured as a result of dirty play, athletes hiding injuries to stay in the game and parents pressuring coaches to play injured athletes. WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every day, 3,400 children sustain a sports injury severe enough to go to the emergency room. Safe Kids Worldwide, with the support of Johnson & Johnson, conducted a survey of parents, coaches and young athletes to explore how the culture of sports may be...

2014-08-13 08:25:26

Prime Visibility Conducts "Fan Confidence" Social Media Survey to Predict the Outcome of the 2014-2015 NFL Season MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014-2015 NFL Season is off to a roaring start and fans are using social media to talk about their favorite teams as they eagerly await Kick-Off Weekend. Prime Visibility, a digital marketing agency, ranked 32 NFL teams by "fan confidence," analyzing sentiment based on approximately 20 million Social Media mentions across Twitter,...

2014-08-13 04:21:41

LONDON, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity Cage 4 All Challenge Coming Soon Renowned British actor and philanthropist, Colin Salmon (Die Another Day, Resident Evil), has been welcomed onto the board as Chairman of Cage 4 All [http://cage4all.co.uk ], a Community Interest Company, which promotes diversity through the sport Cage Cricket. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2014-08-12 23:12:52

Fit Four™, an athletic apparel company, continues to build on the success of its revolutionary four finger Callus Guard workout glove™ by launching the new Spartan Grip™ glove in leather and silicone. Offering four-finger callus guard protection, gymnastic grips and wrist wraps, this glove provides three training enhancements for cross-training, weightlifting and high-intensity workouts. Bountiful, UT (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Cross training and high-intensity workouts are becoming...

2014-08-12 23:11:24

"The Rotation Genius" pitching device has been utilized by the Baltimore Orioles and Atlanta Braves. It's also been used and endorsed by legendary former Major League Baseball pitching coach Leo Mazzone. Upper Saddle River, NJ (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Professional Baseball Instruction is proud to introduce "The Rotation Genius," a major innovation in training devices for pitchers. Invented by former professional pitcher Doug Cinnella, “The Rotation Genius” is...

2014-08-12 23:09:50

Little Rock area high school is one of several in Arkansas installing a new Shaw Sports Turf system. Sherwood, Arkansas (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Sylvan Hills High School is installing a new Shaw Sports Turf playing surface on Bill Blackwood Field at Bears Stadium. The school, which previously played on natural grass, made the decision to change to an artificial playing surface for several reasons. “We are making other improvements around campus, but we wanted to start with the...

2014-08-12 23:04:55

Wireless In-Goal Camera/transmitter and Receiver System Used to Capture and Broadcast Live Video of the Goal Line for Officiating and Instant Replay Verification Irvine, California (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 VidOvation, a leading manufacturer of video and data communication systems to the broadcast television, sports, corporate audio-visual, and government markets, announced today that Russia's Supreme Hockey League (VHL) has purchased its In-Net GoalView GoalCam system for the Arena...


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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  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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