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2014-08-28 20:22:02

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dirty Words and a Smart Ass might not have appeared on stage, but the games were included in the presenter and performer gift bags at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday. Inside of every gift bag were these two new "edgy" games from University Games. Dirty Words Were FlyingThere are always surprises at the Video Music Awards (VMAs) and this year was no exception. Some of the biggest laughs and surprises were inside the gift bags. Dirty...

2014-08-28 16:26:47

NEW PROGRAM PREVENTS AND MENDS ACL DAMAGE CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fall sports have begun and, for many young athletes, painful anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries will follow. According to a recent study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, ACL injuries in athletes who are under 18 years of age have increased over the past two decades, especially among those who play football, soccer and basketball. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons estimates that...

2014-08-28 16:26:05

TaxSlayer Bowl-branded NASCAR car debuts this weekend, Earnhardt Jr. confirmed for 2015 bowl game JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The speed, athleticism and teamwork inherent in college football and NASCAR merge this year as TaxSlayer.com combines its football and car-racing assets in a series of high-impact promotions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140828/141157 This Saturday, Aug. 30, at Atlanta Motor Speedway, TaxSlayer Bowl will enter the NASCAR scene as a...

2014-08-28 16:20:35

World-renowned chefs Kelly English, Kent Rathbun, Sarah Simmons and Trey Wilcox on hand with football stars such as Pro Football Hall of Famer Jack Youngblood Super Bowl Champion LeRoy Butler and more to create the ultimate tailgating events NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Time Inc's Sports Illustrated and GoRVing have teamed up for the second consecutive year to produce a 10-city tour of college campuses and stadiums in celebration of two of America's great pastimes:...

2014-08-28 12:27:38

Parents Invited to Share Child's Outstanding Academic Accomplishments for Chance to Win Spot in Santander/Revolution "Soccer Scholars" Clinic BOSTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the back to school season, Santander Bank, N.A. today announced a new "Soccer Scholars" sweepstakes in partnership with the New England Revolution as part of the Bank's sponsorship of the Major League Soccer team. Between August 28 and September 19, 2014, parents are invited to submit 100...

2014-08-28 12:27:21

Mobile games to be played with friends, REAL FRIENDS! SAO PAULO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DOMINO GANG Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140828/140827 Domino Gang is a multiplatform version of the classic "Dominoes" game for mobile devices made by Naked Monkey Games. Play against one to three other players or PC to master the Dominoes! Playing alone, the player can face off against many different characters that will test your skills with challenging A.I, or simply let...

2014-08-28 12:26:53

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The organizers of the upcoming 5th edition of the Québec City and Montréal Grands Prix Cyclistes (GPs), are pleased to announce that this year's races will feature a first-rate peloton that includes 6 of the current top 15 riders in the UCI WorldTour rankings. The field includes several classics specialists along with some veterans of the GPs. Since their inception in 2010, the Québec City and Montréal events have established a pedigree on...

2014-08-28 12:25:58

Voice Caddie's Swing Caddie SC100 provides golfers with professional distance and consistency pointers at a price every player can enjoy. LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading independent review sites and golfers worldwide are raving about Voice Caddie's SC100 which offers everyday golfers elite technology at an affordable price. The Swing Caddie SC100 is a handheld Doppler Radar-based portable golf launch monitor that gives golfers an instant five-stroke advantage. The...

2014-08-28 08:26:21

Campaign includes new commercial, online sweepstakes and partnership with 1991 Heisman Trophy winner Desmond Howard COLUMBUS, Ga., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States and an official partner of the Heisman Trophy, is kicking off the college football season with a new television commercial, an online sweepstakes and a partnership with 1991 Heisman Trophy winner Desmond Howard. Throughout football season, the Aflac Duck will...

2014-08-28 08:26:00

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading college football handicapping website, is proud to announce 2014 record setting goal of $50,000 profit margin for the 2014 college football season. "Our company is on a historic pace for our client's profit margin in 2014. Our handicapping picks in July and August have combined for over $35,000 profit with our NFL preseason picks, and baseball picks," explains Managing Partner Mike Byrd. "Our college...


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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