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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...

2014-04-15 08:26:45

WORCESTER, Mass., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the 26.2 miles of 118(th) Boston Marathon looming before them on April 21, 14 dedicated WUNners from across the U.S. and Canada are in their final few days of training. The WUNners are racing to benefit Wake Up Narcolepsy (WUN) www.wakeupnarcolepsy.org, a nonprofit organization working to speed narcolepsy diagnosis and treatment, and fund medical research to find a cure. Narcolepsy is a devastating lifelong, neurological...

2014-04-15 08:21:04

Official Rental Car of the NHL® Launches Playoff Edition of Popular Hat Trick Challenge; One Fan Will Win Trip to 2015 NHL All-Star Game ST. LOUIS, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of the National Hockey League® 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Enterprise Rent-A-Car - an official partner of the NHL - in partnership with hockey analyst Barry Melrose, today announced the launch of the Playoffs edition of the company's NHL Hat Trick Challenge....

2014-04-14 23:11:39

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was presented with the 2013 College Football Performance Awards National Performer of the Year Trophy during the Florida State spring game on April 12, 2014. CFPA Executive Director Brad Smith was on hand to present the award at Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Florida. Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was presented with the 2013 College Football Performance Awards National...

2014-04-14 23:06:04

Regardless of age, skill level, or sport, coaches are looking for players with passion — those that will work hard to achieve their personal best and then exceed it. East Longmeadow, MA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Regardless of age, skill level, or sport, coaches are looking for players with passion — those that will work hard to achieve their personal best and then exceed it. But how can athletes improve their physical prowess and remain injury free? Continuum Performance Center, the...

2014-04-14 16:23:54

"Power Players" Digital Promotion Provides Fans the Chance to Win Rare Baseball Memorabilia NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This season, more than ever before, Major League Baseball® is experiencing an explosion of young talent, a changing of the guard; as rookies and young stars are making a bigger impact on the league than ever before. To view multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-04-14 12:29:57

Debuts April 15 on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, channel 91 NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today that former All-American college lacrosse stars Paul Rabil and Paul Carcaterra will host a new weekly show exclusively on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, channel 91. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101014/NY82093LOGO The Lacrosse Show with Paul Rabil and Paul Carcaterra will debut April 15 (7:00-8:00 pm ET) and air Tuesdays throughout the year,...

2014-04-14 12:28:36

NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- O'Connell & Goldberg, a top independent PR firm with offices in South Florida and New York, announced today that it has been selected by Metropolitan Hospitality at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, to assist in its marketing/public relations efforts. The agency will help increase awareness of the world-class event and hospitality destination, which produces year-round events on non-game days. "We are delighted to be aligned with this...


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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