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2014-10-22 20:22:32

TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Wheelchair Basketball Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee congratulate legendary wheelchair basketball bench boss Tim Frick who today became the first Paralympic coach ever to be inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. The 2014 Induction Celebrations were presented by Canadian Tire at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto, Ont. As head coach of the Canadian Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team from 1990 to 2009, Frick, of Pender Island,...

2014-10-22 20:22:29

Natixis, Hong Kong Football Club (HKFC) and Racing Metro 92, supported by the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, are pleased to announce that the Natixis Rugby Cup 2014 will take place on 15th November 2014 at Hong Kong Football Club. HONG KONG, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Legendary TOP-14 French rugby team Racing Metro 92 will take on HKFC Rugby Section, one of Hong Kong's oldest and most venerable rugby clubs, in a first-of-a-kind exhibition match between the two...

2014-10-22 16:25:09

Large-scale Video Mapping fills Staples Center with Visual Impact LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When The Los Angeles Lakers moved from the old Inglewood Forum to the brand new Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles they added live special effects to the pre-game shows to excite fans before the game, but also to motivate as many as possible to arrive before the game starts. This helps create the loudest possible positive feedback from fans in the arena to motivate...

2014-10-22 16:24:50

Relationship Secured to Expand Capabilities of MedHab's Lead Sports-Enhancing Device RPM2 FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedHab, LLC, a privately held athletic and medical device company focused on the development of unique rehabilitative and sport-enhancing tools, announced today the company has established a partnership with Olympic champion and world record holder, Michael Johnson, and his athletic training organization, Michael Johnson Performance, Inc., to...

2014-10-22 12:27:51

- Ticketmaster to Provide Comprehensive Ticketing Solution for All NHL Events Including 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic(TM) and 2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series(TM)- NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Hockey League (NHL(®)) and Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment company (NYSE: LYV), today announced the launch of NHL Ticket Exchange(TM), (www.nhl.com/ticketexchange), the Official Ticket Exchange of the NHL(®), for the 2014-15 NHL...

2014-10-22 12:27:16

"Basketball and Beyond with Coach K" will air weekly on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, channel 91 NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Krzyzewski, head coach of the Duke University Blue Devils and the USA Basketball Men's National Team, will debut the 10(th) season of his weekly SiriusXM show, Basketball and Beyond with Coach K, tomorrow, October 23 (6:00 pm ET) on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, channel 91. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101014/NY82093LOGO...

2014-10-22 12:26:51

Predictability, durability of artificial turf cited as reasons to build DURANGO, Colo., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new athletic field at Ignacio High School has been in use for about a month now and early reports from both athletes and school personnel have been very positive. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141022/153703 "We've been trying for seven years to get this field," said Lupe Huerta, Head Football Coach for Ignacio. "Our old field was worn out, we would...

2014-10-22 12:25:54

- Six athletes and two coaches receive Canada's highest sporting honour as they are welcomed into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame at the 2014 Induction Celebrations - TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Tonight, Canada's Sports Hall of Fame will host the sold-out 2014 Induction Celebrations presented by Canadian Tire at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto. Celebrating passion for sport and incredible achievement, Canada's Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to induct: -- Ski Jumping champion,...

2014-10-22 08:28:45

Iconic NFL Franchise Chooses Ruckus over Cisco Meraki, Aruba, and Ubiquiti to Power Smart Wi-Fi Network for their Corporate Facilities, Training Center and Practice Fields SUNNYVALE, Calif. and EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) announced today that the National Football League's (NFL's) New York Football Giants, Inc. has selected Ruckus as their Wi-Fi provider of choice, deploying a Smart Wi-Fi indoor and outdoor wireless network...

2014-10-22 08:28:35

Leading iOS Sports Video Analysis App Launches on Google Play Store LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ubersense, a video analysis tool with over 2.5 million downloads on iOS, has released its first version for Android, now available on Google Play. The app brings instant video replay, slow motion, and drawing tools to Android coaches and athletes, allowing them to improve their technique and fine-tune their game. Recently listed as a "Best New Sports App" in Apple's App Store,...


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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