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2014-10-30 23:01:58

Recreational hockey players, usually middle aged men, are suiting up for hockey games putting themselves at risk of heart disease. The Heart Fit Clinic introduces new screening test to test how healthy and reactive are people’s arteries especially recreational hockey players. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Heart disease and stroke are the number one cause of death and unfortunately many times the first symptom is death. Everyone has heard of hockey players having heart attacks....

2014-10-30 16:26:07

NSSF video, website and infographic tell story and impact of hunters' generosity NEWTOWN, Conn., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For food banks nationwide, acquiring protein is a challenge because of the high cost of meat. Fortunately during hunting season, hunters help make up the shortfall with generous donations of protein-rich, low-fat venison that provide 11 million meals annually to the less fortunate. The National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade association for...

2014-10-30 16:25:53

Ownership Group led by Entrepreneur Henry Nguyen and Sports and Entertainment Leader Peter Guber; also Includes Earvin Johnson, Mia Hamm Garciaparra, Tony Robbins, among others LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new era for Major League Soccer in Los Angeles began today as MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced that a new team has been awarded to an ownership group led by entrepreneur Henry Nguyen, sports and entertainment leader Peter Guber, and sports veteran Tom Penn....

2014-10-30 16:25:31

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Golf fanatics and passionate folks looking for an industry-in can now apply to the Golf Academy of America's 2015 spring semester - classes beginning in January. Golf Academy of America is the largest and longest-running two-year golf college in the world and offers a comprehensive, 16-month program that prepares graduates for a rewarding career in the golf industry. "I had a strong level of desire to become involved in the golf...

2014-10-30 12:27:10

COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PANDORA Jewelry announced today a partnership with national football correspondent and analyst Anita Marks. A former professional women's football player, Marks is the host of "The Anita Marks Show" on NBC Sports Radio, as well as a sports analyst/commentator for CBS Sports and The Bleacher Report, and a member of the New York Giants broadcast team. Known as one of the best quarterbacks to have ever played women's professional...

2014-10-30 08:28:46

MONTREAL, Oct. 30, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Argex Titanium, Inc. (TSX: RGX), an emerging producer of high-grade titanium dioxide (TiO(2)) used as white pigment in paint, plastic, paper, cosmetics and other applications, reported that the Toronto Stock Exchange granted its application for the listing of $7,500,000 aggregate principal amount of 8% unsecured convertible debentures (the "Debenture") effective at the opening of business on Friday October 31, 2014, under the symbol, RGX.DB. The...

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...


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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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
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