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2014-04-23 08:21:27

Beach Ford puts F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado and F-250 vs. Ram 2500 MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of the toughest and most competitive segments in the auto industry is the truck segment. When searching for a new truck there are many solid choices but only one truck gives drivers the toughness and power they are searching for. One Ford dealership in South Carolina is making it easy for consumers to research new vehicles by offering informative truck...

2014-04-22 23:17:03

One of the most storied and historic soccer franchises in world history will do battle with the most popular squad in all of North America when the LA Galaxy face Manchester United in late July at Pasadena's Rose Bowl. Soccer fans can find an abundance of ticket options today at TicketProcess.com. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The online exchange has become a favorite of soccer fans interested in getting in on high-stakes action for very low prices. The Rose Bowl has played host to a bevy of...

2014-04-22 23:02:51

ONE World Sports has signed a multiyear, multiplatform agreement with Verizon making more than 2,500 hours annually of exclusive world-class sporting events available to FiOS TV subscribers on their TVs, computers, laptops, tablets and mobile handsets. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 ONE World Sports has signed a multiyear, multiplatform agreement with Verizon, making more than 2,500 hours annually of exclusive world-class sporting events—including the club channel programming of...

2014-04-22 16:27:39

Winners to qualify for World Food Championships NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot off the grill! The World Food Championships and Bull Outdoor® Products are excited to announce that the Bull Burger Battles will be firing up for the second season in 2014. Bull Burger Battles are a nationwide series of live-event burger cookoffs to find the best burger cooks and chefs across the country. The champions of this year's five Burger Battles will be invited to compete as...

2014-04-22 16:27:06

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Father & Son Tournament proved a very special family affair for the Pinckneys from Syracuse, New York. After four rounds of championship golf, Doug Pinckney Jnr. and his son, Doug Pinckney III, won the prestigious trophy after finishing first in a field of 26 teams containing 11 different nationalities. Victory in the tournament is always a special occasion for the winners, however the Pinckneys were blessed with...

2014-04-22 16:21:47

HALIFAX, April 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Clarke Inc. (the "Company") (TSX: CKI CKI.DB.A) announced today that it will complete the previously announced partial redemption of its 6% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures maturing December 31, 2018 (the "Debentures") for an aggregate principal amount of $12,000,000, representing 49.6% of the current outstanding balance of the Debentures on April 25, 2014. The Company will pay to the holders of redeemed Debentures the redemption price (the...

2014-04-22 12:28:34

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today K.J. McDaniels, First Team All-ACC and ACC Defensive Player of the Year, announced his declaration to the 2014 NBA Draft. The 6'6" G/F Clemson Junior is projected to be a 1(st) Round Pick. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111219/LA24973LOGO "My time at Clemson has been life-changing but I'm excited for the future, and grateful for this opportunity to play at the next level." says the former Clemson Forward. Jason...

2014-04-22 12:27:55

CLEVELAND, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first week of April at Mission Hills Country Club in beautiful Rancho Mirage, California, the 2014 Kraft Nabisco Championship (KNC) hosted more than 100 of the top women golfers from around the world. Lexi Thompson went head-to-head with Michelle Wie and came out with the three-shot victory. It was her first win of the season and her first major championship. Minjee Lee was the winner of the Low Amateur Tournament....

2014-04-22 12:27:46

CHICAGO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZOOMA, a half marathon and 10k series, is returning to Chicago on Saturday, August 2(nd), 2014. The first wave of runners will take off at 7AM. Register here to join the nearly 3,000 women who will be challenging themselves and inspiring others at Burnham Park in Chicago. Join ZOOMA and sponsors Muscle Milk Light, Features Performance Socks, Honest Tea, Altra, Cytomax and Barefoot Wine & Bubbly for a full weekend of serious racing and...

2014-04-22 12:26:51

ATLANTA, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- If you have ever been tasked with locating a golf course for your next charity, corporate or social golf outing, you know how hard it can be to zero in on the right golf course. Now there is a free solution that makes it much easier. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140422/77032) Charity Helpers, LLC, a Georgia based provider of technology for charities and businesses, has just unveiled a new website that helps golf outing...


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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