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2014-08-12 12:26:39

Student-Athlete Injury Clinic, 8-10 a.m. each Saturday, Aug. 23-Nov. 8 GULF BREEZE, Fla., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Student athletes will soon have access to free injury evaluations by an orthopaedic physician on Saturdays at the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. The Student-Athlete Injury Clinic will be available each Saturday morning from 8-10 a.m., Aug. 23-Nov. 8. No appointment is necessary. The clinic is open to student athletes, ages five...

2014-08-12 12:26:07

Specialty sporting goods retailer provides tips to heat things up on gameday LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Football season is right around the corner, which means passionate fans are prepping for parking lot parties at stadiums across the country. Premier specialty sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet has everything both seasoned and rookie tailgaters need for the ultimate tailgate this fall. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130509/LA11443LOGO "We know football fans can be...

2014-08-12 12:21:29

DETROIT, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Inspiring children will serve as mascots for Manchester United's first Premier League match of the season, attend club's soccer school, receive tour of Old Trafford and meet members of first team and club legends -- Boys and girls are from Brazil, China, South Africa, South Korea and the United States, among others Chevrolet today announced it is hosting 11 children from around the world in Manchester, England this...

Do Women And Men Ride Horses Differently?
2014-08-12 03:39:20

University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna Scientists at the Vetmeduni in Vienna have analyzed how horses are affected by the sex of their riders. Various parameters of stress were determined in horses and their riders when they covered an obstacle course. The results were surprising: the level of stress on a horse is independent of whether a man or a woman is in the saddle. Furthermore, the stress responses of male and female riders are essentially the same. The results have been published...

2014-08-12 08:39:45

- New Distributed Antenna System (DAS) enhances mobile experience for football, soccer and music fans NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans headed to the Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium will soon have no problem staying connected. Mobilitie LLC, the nation's largest privately-held provider of wireless infrastructure, will lead the charge in installing a new Distributed Antenna System (DAS) at the venue. The new system is expected to dramatically transform wireless...

2014-08-12 08:27:02

WATERVILLE, Maine, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coming off of their best season in ten years, Colby College field hockey is looking to take the next step. And when the Mules take the pitch this fall, they will be stepping onto a brand new playing surface from AstroTurf®, the originators of the synthetic turf industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135175 The new pitch at Bill Alfond Field features the AstroTurf 12 product, a premium knitted nylon system engineered...

2014-08-12 08:26:18

Leading Scuba Diving Organization Offers Online Resource for Planning Water-Based Adventures RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors), the world's largest diver training organization, today announced that ScubaEarth®, a one-stop social network for dive and water enthusiasts, has grown to more than 100,000 members. The site has amassed the advice and expert opinions of over 100,000 PADI members and other...

2014-08-11 23:08:31

New York based orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Armin Tehrany, is concerned about the risks involved for the 224 young men to be drafted into the NFL League. New York (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 In light of the NFL draft this May, Dr. Armin Tehrany, a New York based orthopedic surgeon, is concerned about the risks involved for the 224 young men to be drafted into the League. Injuries come with the turf, yes, but most players don’t give much thought the life altering repercussions concussion...

2014-08-11 23:08:24

Four Synthetic Turf Fields at World's Largest Sports Tournament Destination Host 1,380 Games in 55 Days Emerson, GA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 The new Shaw Sports Turf fields at LakePoint Sporting Community recently hosted the first summer tournaments at the facility and the performance of the fields was beyond expectations. Over the course of 55 consecutive days this summer, Perfect Game USA hosted 15 tournaments at fields throughout the area, and showcased many of those games on the...

2014-08-11 23:04:23

Winston-Salem Open rolls into its second year with the program to deliver an outstanding experience to WSO fans. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Damon Evans, Founder and Managing Director of Evolution Sports Partners (“ESP”), and former Athletic Director at University of Georgia, has announced that the Winston-Salem Open (“WSO”), the final tour stop of the Emirates Airline US Open Series before the US Open, will be implementing its FanGauge™ program this summer to drive...


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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