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2014-07-23 12:27:48

CHICAGO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Hey soccer fans! On Saturday, July 26, Liverpool Football Club's Joe Allen and Jordon Ibe will visit the Dunkin' Donuts at 200 E. Ohio St. Starting at 8:30 pm, guests will have the opportunity to...

2014-07-23 12:27:47

Stern Brings the Party Back to Comic-Con with Giveaways, Guest Appearances and Tournament MELROSE PARK, Ill., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball games, announced today it will be exhibiting at San Diego Comic-Con International 2014. Show attendees will have the opportunity to play Stern's newly re-released Iron Man Vault Edition machine, as well as the critically acclaimed Metallica pinball game. Fans...

2014-07-23 12:27:13

CHICAGO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: First it was concussions, and now a new injury has physicians and athletic trainers alarmed because of skyrocketing numbers of young athletes - especially females - who are impacted. You are invited to a press briefing about the "epidemic" proportions of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries and the efforts by Illinois athletic trainers...

2014-07-23 12:27:08

World's Top Surfers Including 11-time Champion Kelly Slater and Current Tour Leader Gabriel Medina Share News Live on NBC's Today Show NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP), the world surf league, announced the return of the annual Samsung ASP World Surf Tour to the United States. World Champion Kelly Slater and Big Wave World Champion Greg Long, along with current tour leader Gabriel Medina and other top pros, shared the news from New York...

2014-07-23 08:29:02

Comedian Fred Armisen Joins Heineken in Latest Social Experiment to Challenge People Nationwide to Get Lost in their City NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer Heineken is inviting people across America to look up at the world around them, veer off the beaten path and embrace the unknown in their cities with Routine Interruptions. Born out of the insight that city dwellers fall into routines in their cities and fail to seek out new experiences, Heineken plans to...

2014-07-23 08:28:49

The Long Island-based coach, whose trademarks are video analysis and a free personal hitting evaluation, was an All-Star, All-American hitter during his eclectic college career. LONG ISLAND, N.Y., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Mike Testani embarks on his career as a private baseball hitting instructor, teaching kids from ages 10-21 the fundamentals of the correct swing, he looks back on his own extraordinary rollercoaster journey as a player, from his halcyon days as a little...

2014-07-23 08:23:07

TORONTO, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - IBI Group Inc. ("IBI" or the "Company") (TSX: IBG) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a supplemental trust indenture with CIBC Mellon Trust Company, the trustee of its 7.0% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures (the "Debentures"), to give effect to amendments to the Debentures that were approved at the special meeting of debentureholders held July 16, 2014. As a result of the amendments, the maturity date of the Debentures has...

2014-07-22 16:26:09

Mobile and Online Users Will Have "Everywhere" Access to More Live Games through beIN SPORTS' Live Streaming Service MIAMI, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- beIN SPORTS, the international sports network, recently announced that its live streaming platform, beIN SPORTS PLAY, will become beIN SPORTS CONNECT as of July 16, 2014. Authenticated beIN SPORTS CONNECT users will be able to log into www.beinsportsconnect.tv and access both the English and Spanish networks, as well as additional...

2014-07-22 16:24:41

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The Street League Skateboarding (SLS) tour is coming to Los Angeles, and Cricket Wireless, the event's exclusive wireless partner, is kicking off the weekend with engaging activities in the city to interact and meet the face of street skateboarding Paul Rodriguez (P-Rod). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140604/94414 Rodriguez is the latest Cricket brand ambassador and is on a mission to get fans excited about the best pro street...

2014-07-22 16:24:24

New arrangements provide added exposure for HD Telecasts of NY Racing Association Races on TVG Network including additional on-course commentary and onsite TVG Network productions from Belmont and Saratoga. LOS ANGELES and ELMONT, N.Y., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today, TVG Network and the New York Racing Association ("NYRA") announced a multiyear extension of their agreement for TVG to televise, stream and accept wagers on live horse races from The New York Racing...


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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