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2014-08-27 16:23:54

- Road to Rio Heats Up for Track and Field Leader, ASICS America with Addition of a Top American Hurdler - IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ASICS America welcomes two-time Olympic hurdler, Queen Harrison, to its team of elite athletes. An NCAA champion in the 100-meter and 400-meter hurdles, Queen's proven track record as an aggressive competitor makes her an important addition to the ASICS athlete family, just two years away from the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro....

2014-08-27 12:28:18

Patented, portable golf club and bag design becomes most successful golf equipment campaign to-date on Kickstarter ATLANTA, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the help of a supportive and enthusiastic Kickstarter community, DV8 Sports, a new company committed to growing participation and enjoyment of golf, has turned its vision of bringing "golf without obstacles" to market, into a reality. After reaching its initial goal of $50,000 in only 16 days, DV8 Sports continued to rally...

2014-08-27 12:27:41

OWASSO, Okla., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Golf facilities across the country will host special events and collect donations this Labor Day weekend (Aug. 29 - Sept. 1) for Patriot Golf Day, the primary fundraiser for Folds of Honor, a charitable organization that provides educational scholarships and assistance to the families of military members disabled or killed in service to our country. Nearly 5,200 facilities are registered to host Patriot Golf Day nationwide....

2014-08-27 12:27:16

Mobile apps and analytics supply real time data, scores, videos and match insights FLUSHING, N.Y., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today unveiled a dynamic combination of mobile, analytics, cloud and social technologies designed to serve an interactive and insightful experience to fans of the 2014 US Open tennis tournament. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140827/140497 At this year's US Open, IBM and the United States Tennis Association (USTA) are teaming to...

2014-08-27 12:27:09

Weekly Poll Powered by USA TODAY Sports Now Gives Voice to College Football Fans and Ranks Their Top 4 Teams ADA, Mich., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the recent release of the preseason Amway Coaches Poll, college football fans by and large agreed with the coaches that Florida State should hold the top spot, according to voting results in the first-ever Amway Fan Poll powered by USA TODAY Sports. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140826/140061 The top five fan...

2014-08-27 12:26:04

Gary Player to keynote inaugural Thoroughbred Owner Conference offering networking, panel discussions with key industry players LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary golfer Gary Player, one of South Africa's leading Thoroughbred owners and breeders, will deliver the keynote address at the first annual Thoroughbred Owner Conference in Lexington, Ky., October 13-16, 2014. Aspiring investors, new owners and horse racing enthusiasts attending the conference will network with an...

2014-08-27 08:25:37

McDonald's to highlight new style of tailgating, reward customers with exclusive NFL Now content and chances to win Super Bowl XLIX tickets, the ultimate tailgate OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its second year as the official restaurant sponsor of the NFL, McDonald's is celebrating football fans' love for the game with a new mindset of tailgating and exclusive football content and prizes for customers. To help fans get into the spirit, McDonald's is launching the national...

2014-08-27 08:24:12

MIAMI, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH) today announced that the Company will be presenting at the Barclays Back-to-School Consumer Conference to be held at the InterContinental in Boston, MA on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 12:45 pm Eastern Daylight Time. The presentation will also be webcast live and can be accessed at www.jarden.com. A webcast replay will remain available for 30 days. About Jarden Corporation Jarden Corporation is a leading...

2014-08-27 08:24:09

The company signed an exclusive-supplier contract for the first Olympics in history to take place in South America CESENA, Italy, August 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Technogym has signed an exclusive-supplier contract - fitness equipment supplier for all athletic preparation centres - for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140827/703208-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140827/703208-b ) For Technogym,...

2014-08-27 08:21:24

With packages on their available trims, Focus and Fiesta allow customization and style CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In their ongoing quest to make car buying simpler for consumers, Bill Kay Ford is at it again. With two brand new information pages and a plethora of blog posts, Bill Kay Ford is quickly becoming the best place for Chicago residents to find information on anything Ford related. Heading over there now, you'll be able to find information pages on several...


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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