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2015-03-28 23:01:46

A March episode of SCI TV examines the experiences of current and former collegiate student-athletes across a variety of universities and sports. Portland, OR

2015-03-28 23:00:55

Pitching speed, player’s height, and pitching for multiple teams may correlate with a history of shoulder and elbow injuries, according to new research released today at the American Orthopaedic

2015-03-27 23:00:58

Florida Hospital is the Arena Football League (AFL) team’s exclusive health care provider and will host a local high school athlete training session for 12 students. Tampa,

2015-03-27 16:24:46

ALAMEDA, Calif., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Face is joining the free fitness movement by bringing Mountain Athletics workouts to five cities across the country, and making it that

2015-03-27 16:23:13

The Mischievous Chester Cheetah Laces Up His Cleats in Preparation for the 2015 Season Debut; Nationwide Exhibition Tour Kicks Off in Los Angeles with Global Futbol Icon Pavel Pardo PLANO,

2015-03-27 12:25:09

ARRIS Technology and Services to Provide Crucial Link for NASCAR Productions At-Track Communications to Teams SUWANEE, Ga., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-27 08:26:44

The fitness industry's largest educational event to offer 375+ sessions, 200 industry experts and over 300 leading brands in the expo in 2015. SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The

2015-03-27 08:22:37

Mac Haik Ford DeSoto compares 2015 Ford Mustang vs.

2015-03-26 23:18:12

Former French Cup champion, Nicolas Saignac, to present a Savate Workshop on Saturday, April 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

2015-03-26 23:09:15

Andrew Hawley of Vintage Rock Posters Inc. has announced his search for vintage 1964-1966 Rolling Stones boxing style concert posters.


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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Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.