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2014-04-15 23:06:06

Non-Profit Program Focuses On Inspiring and Mentoring Kids Through Sports New York, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Up2Us (up2us.org), a national not-for-profit organization leading the movement to promote sports as the solution to the critical challenges facing America’s youth, announced today the launch of its Ambassador Program and the signing of World Champion Rock Climber, Sasha DiGiulian, as its first Ambassador. Up2Us’ Ambassador Program offers professional athletes and coaches the...

2014-04-15 23:05:50

Golf author, commentator and founder of Ultimate Golf Advantage, Alex Davidson, today releases a new interview on the 2014 Masters at Augusta, examining Bubba Watson’s second win. In the new interview Mr. Davidson discusses Mickelson’s shocking miss at the Masters, answers reader questions and highlights the key takeaways from the tournament - the interview is available in full at http://www.UltimateGolfAdvantage.com/interview-alex-davidson-talks-bubba-watsons-2014-masters-win/....

2014-04-15 23:02:54

Although the UFC takes the safety of participating fighters very seriously and has a host of precautionary rules in place, the fighters should also focus on protecting their future earning potential by purchasing an individual disability insurance policy. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters train extensively to compete against each other but no matter how good their training is, there are still injuries, including ones to the head. Brain trauma is caused...

2014-04-15 23:00:41

Top UFC middleweight and decorated special forces veteran joins the Onnit team. Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 On the eve of Tim Kennedy’s headline fight against Michael Bisping, Onnit announces the official alliance with Kennedy, former Army Ranger turned top UFC contender. “We are thrilled to have Tim Kennedy as part of the Onnit Team. He is an individual intensely dedicated to achieving peak performance, both in and out of the cage. After an extremely thorough evaluation of...

2014-04-15 20:22:34

HARTFORD, Conn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Back9Network, the golf lifestyle multiplatform media network, announced today that world record holder, former long drive champion, and professional long driver and instructor, Mike Dobbyn, has joined the network as an ambassador and contributor. Dobbyn will contribute video and editorial content to Back9Network.com surrounding golf fitness and instruction. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140415/73588 "As we expand our...

2014-04-15 16:24:05

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Living Essentials, the distributor of 5-hour ENERGY® shots, announced today it will sponsor professional lacrosse player, New York Lizards' attackman and 2013 Tewaaraton Award winner Rob Pannell. Additionally, 5-hour ENERGY® will be the exclusive energy product of the U.S. Professional Outdoor Lacrosse Teams, which include the New York Lizards, Boston Cannons, Charlotte Hounds, Chesapeake Bayhawks, Denver Outlaws, Florida...

2014-04-15 16:23:57

Intensive life-skills football academy slated for June 12-13 HARPER WOODS, Mich., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 1,000 teens will undergo an intensive football experience with some of the greatest names in the NFL and college coaching during the Sound Mind Sound Body (SMSB) Football Academy June 12-13 in Detroit. Confirmed NFL greats Jerome Bettis, Tyrone Wheatley, William Gholston, Kevin Vickerson and more than 200 college coaches will help lead the annual academy, to be held at...

2014-04-15 12:27:39

Latest 'Approved' campaign features an all-star cast of sports legends including Barry Sanders, LaDainian Tomlinson, Chris Webber, and Karl Malone NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE: FL), the New York-based specialty athletic retailer, has once again assembled another star-studded cast of sports legends to tip-off the playoff season and to let fans know it's time to step up their game. Foot Locker's newest commercial titled "No Rings," features adidas...

2014-04-15 12:27:01

NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rare early-career photos of Muhammad Ali, curated from a collection of more than 3,000 historical images of Ali in training and spending time with his family, are being made available to consumers for the first time by USA TODAY Sports in conjunction with the launch of The USA TODAY Sports store (www.fanphotos.com/usatoday), a new e-commerce destination for digital reprints and images from the archives of USA TODAY Sports....

2014-04-15 12:21:28

Brazil's Neymar Jr swaps turf for tarmac as he goes head-to-head with Ken Block in ground-breaking Castrol experiment LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a world first, Castrol, one of the world's leading lubricant brands and Official Sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup(TM), has brought together the pioneers from the worlds of football and motorsport to create Castrol Footkhana; an innovative experiment that sees Brazilian star Neymar Jr take on new Castrol Ambassador and global...


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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