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2014-07-10 12:26:56

The world's leading streetball brand to visit major cities throughout the country, taking on the top local players at each tour stop; the best player at each stop earns a chance to win a contract worth $100,000 and a spot on the Ball Up roster LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Up, the leading streetball brand in the world and home to the most legendary names in the game, announced its 2014 summer tour schedule, which will visit major cities around the country and will...

2014-07-10 12:26:54

Soccer fans everywhere can get in the game with this high-intensity sports management app. SAN JOSE, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Soccer isn't just a game to its millions of fans around the world, it's a way of life. Now, tablet users can get into the team spirit with Top Eleven by Nordeus for Intel® Atom(TM) tablets for Android*. Available for immediate download, the app allows tablet users to create and manage their own champion soccer teams. Photo -...

2014-07-10 12:26:27

PHILADELPHIA, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (SportsNetwork.com) -- The 2014 Buck Buchanan Award might be kept out of Montana State, but perhaps not the Big Sky Conference. The last two recipients of the FCS' outstanding defensive player honor were defensive ends from Montana State. Although no Bobcats made the 20-player Watch List on Thursday, three Big Sky players did. That's not surprising considering the conference from the western end of the FCS has claimed six of the last 11...

2014-07-10 12:26:18

OnlyBoth launches free web & mobile service in time for All-Star Game PITTSBURGH, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT'S NEW? Starting today, baseball fans and insiders can find interesting and novel insights about any player in baseball history using OnlyBoth Baseball -- a free web & mobile service at OnlyBoth.com. Unlike other baseball references, OnlyBoth discovers new types of insight and delivers them in ready-to-read sentences by fans or media. WHO CARES? Typical users...

2014-07-10 12:25:36

LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Psych-Out Golf is a rollicking guide to winning a few skins on the course while driving your playing partners batty - and it's all in good fun," said Greg D'Andrea in a book review at the popular golf blog, Golf Stinks. "Being that we're not your average golf blog, we typically don't review your average golf book," D'Andrea explains. "And nothing fits the atypical golf book mold better than Psych-Out Golf. They say golf is half mental. If...

2014-07-10 12:25:29

Seth Greenberg Basketball Camp July 21-24 CANTON, Conn., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valley Sports Center announced today that Former Virginia Tech Men's Basketball Coach and two-time ACC Coach of the Year, Seth Greenberg, will put on a special basketball camp for boys and girls grades 5-11. Now an ESPN college basketball analyst, Coach Greenberg has a well-known reputation for teaching the fundamentals of the game and bringing the best out of his players. The camp will run from...

2014-07-10 12:25:15

Quest for Power and Justice Fuels Thrilling Crime-Based RPG SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kabam, the leader in the western world for free-to-play games for traditional players, today announced an Android release of its hit mobile game Underworld Empire on Google Play. Developed in San Francisco by Kabam's Phoenix Age studio, Underworld Empire is a social role-playing game (RPG) that takes players into New Metropolis, a crime filled realm where they will need to earn respect...

2014-07-10 12:21:07

ATLANTA, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoTrader.com will be the primary sponsor of Team Penske driver Joey Logano when he returns to his home track this weekend on the quest for his third win of the season. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140710/126002 Logano will race in an AutoTrader-branded fire suit and drive the No. 22 Team Penske Ford Fusion with a special AutoTrader livery in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway...

2014-07-10 09:44:40

American Academy of Neurology Position statement released as AAN hosts first Sports Concussion Conference in Chicago The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the largest professional association of neurologists and a leading authority on sports concussion, is releasing a new position paper that states doctors have an ethical obligation to educate and protect athletes from sports concussion and clear them to play only when the athlete is medically ready, standing firm against objections...

2014-07-10 08:33:50

RIZZO JOINS SALE AT THE TOP; TWEETS COUNT AT 10AM ET NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As was announced by @MLB at 7 p.m. ET last night, Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo passed Justin Morneau of the Colorado Rockies and the two now are locked in a virtual tie, just ahead of Atlanta Braves outfielder Justin Upton, as Rizzo holds a slim lead (<2%) in the 2014 All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote Sponsored by Experian. Rizzo's fellow 'Windy City' resident Chris Sale of...


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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