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2014-07-23 23:02:38

Ticket Down announces that demand is through the roof for the Manchester United vs. Real Madrid match at Michigan Stadium. This well-known ticket exchange is offering their customer appreciation promo code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Ticket Down is a reputable source for cheap Real Madrid vs. Manchester United tickets at Michigan Stadium. One of the most anticipated matches of the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup will be held at the Big...

2014-07-23 23:02:34

Gold Medal-Winning Speed Skater Was Special Guest at Virginia Commonwealth Games Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Olympic gold medal-winning speed skater Chad Hedrick visited Foot Levelers headquarters in Roanoke, Virginia on Friday, July 18. Hedrick visited Roanoke as the special guest of the Virginia Amateur Sports Subway Commonwealth Games, an Olympic-style event celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2014. Foot Levelers is in its first year as a premier sponsor of the Commonwealth...

2014-07-23 16:24:47

Partnership marries content and production to deliver unprecedented coverage of youth sports MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. and FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Youth1 Media, one of the Web's top provider of youth sports news, and Generation Nexxt Youth Sport Network, award-winning producers of youth sports television shows on NBCs affiliate in South Florida and FoxSports, announced a strategic partnership to offer a superior national multimedia youth sports outlet...

2014-07-23 16:23:57

Ramos, Casillas and Modric also joining up with the UEFA Champions League winners LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Real Madrid today announced that star Cristiano Ronaldo as well as Iker Casillas, Sergio Ramos and Luka Modric will join the team for the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140723/129930 Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140723/129937 Cristiano Ronaldo will join the team on July 26 while the...

2014-07-23 12:28:27

NOTTINGHAM, England, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark two years since the London Olympics, the anniversary games took place in London this weekend just gone. In preparation for the event a temporary stadium was built around the horse guards parade ground and St. James' park was transformed to accommodate a 2 mile track laid at the mall which allowed some spectators to watch events for free. British athlete Will Sharman impressed spectators in the 110m hurdles,...

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...


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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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