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2014-10-30 08:21:46

Matt Ford will be choosing five benefiting charities through nominations on their Facebook page KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The season for the Missouri Comets has begun, and Matt Ford, a sponsor of the soccer team for a number of years, will be hosting five 50/50 raffles for home games at the Independence Events Center. The dealership has yet to select the five benefiting charities, and is putting the selection process into the hands of its customers--more...

2014-10-30 00:20:17

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SK Wyverns finally gave the "conditional approval on MLB posting" to Kwang-hyun Kim (26) who obtained FA status by completing his seventh KBO (the Korea Baseball Organization) season this year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141030/155414 SK Wyverns Baseball Club decided to allow Kwang-hyun Kim, who became qualified to play overseas after winning the gold medal at the Incheon Asian Games, to be posted to MLB teams if he would...

2014-10-30 00:20:05

- HNA Sailing Team claims IRC-C Champion and SOTO Runner-up SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 8th China Cup International Regatta organized by the Water Sports Administration Center of the General Administration of Sport of China was held in Daya Bay, Shenzhen from October 24 to October 27. The HNA Sailing Team, which made its maiden entry in the competition, beat top sailing teams from all over the world to claim the top spot in Division C, IRC and won the second...

2014-10-29 23:15:51

Goucher will run the TCS NYC Marathon; since recovering from injury, she has worn Zensah® Compression Sleeves, Socks, and Tights for running and recovery New York, New York (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Zensah®, the Miami-based compression apparel brand, returns to the 2014 TCS NYC Marathon. This year, the company is back in New York City with Two-time Olympian and Elite Marathoner Kara Goucher on their team. After more than 15 months without competing, Kara Goucher will make her...

2014-10-29 23:14:26

Analysis of social media, blogs, and other data by Monitor 360 shows that the Ray Rice scandal and other issues have not diminished the NFL’s popularity. SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The National Football League has faced a firestorm of criticism in recent months, but an independent analysis of online conversations by Monitor 360, a San Francisco-based research and consulting firm, suggests that football fans have been largely unfazed by the negative chatter. An...

2014-10-29 23:13:53

Sports Conflict Institute’s Joshua Gordon and Dr. Ken Pendleton discuss conflict management and mediation in sports as well as how conflict management can support competitive goals for both teams and athletes with noted author of The Conflict Resolution Toolbox, Gary Furlong. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 With 22 years of experience, a Masters degree, and prominent book, Gary Furlong’s desire to truly understand the dynamics of conflict management began with a simple question:...

2014-10-29 23:13:10

Michael Husted.com is featuring an interview with kicking coach Drew Vezina of Vezina Kicking Dynamics on his role as a kicking coach, his kicking business, and on becoming a National Camp Series (NCS) Associate according to retired NFL kicker Michael Husted author of Michael Husted.com San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Kicking blog Michael Husted.com is featuring an interview with kicking coach Drew Vezina of Vezina Kicking Dynamics on his role as a kicking coach, his kicking...

2014-10-29 23:09:59

Football, basketball and baseball facilities will be equipped with completely wireless scoreboards. Loveland, CO (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The Board of School Commissioners of Mobile County (AL) has chosen Colorado Time Systems to be the sole provider of scoreboards for their schools and recreational fields. Football, basketball and baseball facilities throughout the county will be installing or upgrading to 2.4GHz integrated wireless scoreboards from Colorado Time Systems as early as...

2014-10-29 23:09:52

Team Novo Nordisk, the world’s first all-diabetes professional cycling team, will return for its third season with a roster of 18 athletes from 11 countries, including four members of the team’s development program. Atlanta, Ga. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Team Novo Nordisk, the world’s first all-diabetes professional cycling team, will return for its third season with a roster of 18 athletes from 11 countries, including four members of the team’s development program. Riders James...

2014-10-29 23:08:27

Multi-sport simulator in action for premier attractions industry event Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 From November 18 to November 21, 2014, Visual Sports will showcase their multi-sport simulation technology at The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) exposition in Orlando, Florida. Visual Sports is the only multi-sport system on the market combining a full range of customizable sporting experiences, from Golf to Zombie Dodgeball, with...


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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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