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2014-03-31 23:34:04

David Gergen, Andre Collins and Dr. Archie Roberts continue to lead the way for improving overall health of former NFL players nationwide via HOPE Program screenings. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 With concussions of former NFL players in constant headlines, overall health has been put aside by the majority. David Gergen, President of Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA), Andre Collins, Executive Director of the Professional Athletes Foundation at the NFLPA, and Dr. Archie Roberts,...

2014-03-31 23:23:48

As summer approaches and many athletes are beginning training programs, Spavia day spa reminds athletes of the benefits of sports massage. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Spavia, the luxury, affordable day spa franchise welcomes summer fun and reminds those participating in summer sporting events the importance of sports massage for training and recovery. While some of the top athletes realize the many benefits of massage, many American males still consider massage to be for women only. “Some...

2014-03-31 23:22:07

Company Releases Special Edition Product in Support of the 2014 Boston Marathon St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 yurbuds®, the #1 selling sport earphone company in the United States, is releasing a Boston Special Edition Sport Earphone at this year’s Boston Marathon. Proceeds from the Special Edition product will benefit the Challenged Athletes Foundation® (CAF). With its roots in the running community, yurbuds is introducing the Boston Special Edition product to support...

2014-03-31 23:05:10

Biscayne Tennis finished reshaping and renovating their Aventura tennis store on Friday, March 28th. The newly designed tennis store offers more selection, more comfortable shopping, and a curated selection of top-of-the-line tennis equipment. Aventura, FL (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Biscayne Tennis has just finished renovating their Aventura tennis store to improve both selection and convenience for shoppers. This Aventura, North Miami, and online tennis store has been serving the area for...

2014-03-31 23:04:14

The online color printing company continues their promotion of Team Erika Brown/Team USA and women's curling in general. Hudson, WI (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The dust has settled, the medals have been awarded, and the Olympics are no longer the biggest piece of news coming out of Russia. But for Docucopies.com and Team Erika Brown, the women’s curling team who recently competed as Team USA in Sochi, this is just the beginning of a new season. The online digital printing company has...

2014-03-31 23:00:38

Sports Brain has debuted its baseline concussion testing programs at KEVA Sports Center in Middleton, Wisconsin. “We are very excited to get this testing center open,” said Roy Kessel, one of the Founders of Sports Brain. Deerfield, Illinois (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 “Sports Brain’s testing model does not rely solely on a computerized neurocognitive test,” said Kessel. “We have strongly advocated for a multi-faceted testing approach for a long time and recent studies have...

2014-03-31 23:00:09

Sports Brain has debuted its baseline concussion testing programs at multiple locations around the Metro Chicago area. Sports Brain has launched testing locations at Players U. in Mt. Prospect, IL, Albany Park Community Center on the north side of the City of Chicago and at its Sports Brain Concussion Lab in Northbrook, Illinois. Deerfield, Illinois (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 “We are very excited to get these testing centers open,” said Roy Kessel, one of the Founders of Sports Brain....

2014-03-31 16:25:34

KHANTY-MANSIYSK, Russia, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former world chess champion Viswanathan Anand of India has won the Candidates tournament that ended on Sunday, March 30, 2014 in the northern Russian city of Khanty-Mansiysk. Anand overtook favorites Vladimir Kramnik of Russia, another former World Champion ranked by FIDE at No. 3, and Levon Aronian of Armenia, ranked at No. 2. Anand, the oldest competitor in the field at 44, played steadily and took advantage of opportunities...

2014-03-31 16:24:49

Game's greatest player sits down for Q&A with in-studio audience April 2 at SiriusXM Studios in New York NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today that legendary soccer star Pele will sit down for an exclusive Q&A with an in-studio audience at the SiriusXM Studios in New York City on Wednesday, April 2, as part of SiriusXM's exclusive "Town Hall" series. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101014/NY82093LOGO "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Pele" will...

2014-03-31 16:23:27

OTTAWA, March 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Pro sports are much more than just a game--they are big business. In Power Play: The Business Economics of Pro Sports, economists (and passionate sports fans) Glen Hodgson and Mario Lefebvre look behind the public spectacle to address the underlying business economic issues. Which pro sports league most embraces the free market, and which is the most socialist? (The answer may be surprising.) Could southern Ontario support another National Hockey...


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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