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2014-10-28 12:28:18

Weekend Retreat Offered Members Life-Changing Experiences On and Off the Range RATON, N.M., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A Girl & A Gun Women's Shooting League (AG & AG) hosted the first Girl's Getaway Presented by Remington from October 10-12, 2014, at the NRA Whittington Center. Twenty-five members from around the country gathered for the retreat event. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141028/154815 Expert firearms instructors were on site to provide...

2014-10-28 12:28:08

"Playing for Pride with Bob Ford" debuts this January NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM has signed Bob Ford, widely considered the preeminent club professional in America, to host a new show on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio (XM channel 93, Sirius channel 208) that will focus on the highly competitive ranks of amateur golf and showcase some of the best non-professional players in the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101014/NY82093LOGO Ford, who is the head...

2014-10-28 12:26:55

DULUTH, Ga., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Team California captured the 2014 PGA Junior League Golf Championship title Sunday, with a 7 to 5 victory over Team Georgia at TPC Sugarloaf. Team California also won the title in 2012. Team Indiana won the third-place match, 8 to 4, over Team Tennessee. Team Connecticut claimed fifth place with an 8 to 4 victory over Team Texas, while Team Iowa and Team New Jersey tied for seventh place after a 6-6 tie in their match. Representing San...

2014-10-28 08:42:19

One Direction Gillette Stadium tickets are available in the secondary market, and QueenBeeTickets.com is a safe and reliable stop for seats at discounted prices. One Direction's Boston concert will delight fans in the Massachusetts are on September 12, 2015. Tickets become available to the general public on Saturday, but many fans are opting to secure their seats early from reliable secondary market providers for stops on the On The Road Again Tour. OSHKOSH, Wis., Oct. 28, 2014...

2014-10-28 08:31:14

Independent doctor's report on Unequal Technologies' supplemental head protection prompts mandate GLEN MILLS, Pa., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Chad Stephens, a high school team doctor in Decatur, Texas, recently released a study highlighting his experience and research on mitigating concussion risk in football; a study that caught the attention of SMU, Illinois College, POP Warner and other schools, districts and leagues around the country. The independent report examined lab...

2014-10-28 08:30:48

Bob Akmens Sports called "the world's best sports handicapper" by About.com and every search engine MYAKKA CITY, Fla., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the years, Bob Akmens and his Basports.com have 72 #1-finishes in different national contest categories in NCAA & NBA Basketball. Basports.com has won more basketball handicapping contests than any other professional handicapper. Yet, that's only a small fraction of their 322 #1-finishes in all national handicapping contests...

2014-10-28 08:20:42

-- Official Automotive Partner of the NBA adds New Luxury Designation and Expands the Kia Performance Awards Platform -- NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Kia Motors America, Inc. (KMA) today announced a new multiyear extension of their marketing partnership, which began in 2008. In addition to continuing to serve as the league's Official Automotive Partner, Kia also now is recognized as the Official Luxury Vehicle of the NBA,...

2014-10-28 04:22:42

MONTE CRISTI, Dominican Republic, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Victor Mooney of Flushing, New York ends his visit to the Dominican Republic with the launch of Beisbol Contra El Sida/ Baseball Fights AIDS. Mooney hopes Major League Baseball retired and active players that call this baseball-rich island home, will join his cause for the 2015 season. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141027/154459 The rower has plans to also write Bud Selig, Major League Baseball...

2014-10-27 23:12:05

The Scott Rigsby Foundation supports individuals with physical challenges to “Do the Unthinkable” in their own lives Augusta, GA (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Amy Morosini, a 45-year-old Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) survivor from Moraga, CA, placed 3rd in the Female Physically Challenged Division at the IRONMAN 70.3 Augusta triathlon. Morosini completed the 2014 Intermedix IRONMAN 70.3 in Augusta, Ga., in a time of 8:48. “My goal is always to just cross the finish line,” Morosini...

2014-10-27 23:10:35

The Sports Conflict Institute (SCI) announces specialized event management services that can resolve negative disputes at sporting events, mitigate reputation costs, and create a better experience for athletes, team staff, and fans. Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 With the NCAA college football season and MLB World Series in full swing, negative conflict at sporting events is especially visible, yet the right expertise and practiced response can go a long way to resolve issues,...


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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