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2014-09-09 08:28:16

Program Will Use Hockey to Train 1 Million Students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Skills NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) and the National Hockey League (NHL(®)) today announced the launch of the NHL & NHLPA Future Goals(TM) Program, a major North American initiative that will bring interactive education opportunities to each of the 30 NHL team markets in the United States and Canada as well...

2014-09-09 08:27:54

- Thousands of Verified Tickets, One Location - LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecting football fans to NFL action like never before, the National Football League and Ticketmaster, a division of Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV), are kicking off the 2014 NFL season with an array of innovative and interactive digital and mobile ticket-buying features. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144213 Marking its seventh season as the Official...

2014-09-09 08:26:56

Sport celebrities and personalities join to raise money for educational and athletic opportunities for youth DALLAS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nancy Lieberman Foundation is proud to announce the Third Annual Celebrity Golf Classic featuring Annika Sorenstam to be held at Prestonwood Country Club, The Hills Course in Plano, Texas. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140908/144083 The Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital and The Heart Hospital...

2014-09-09 08:26:48

FanXT launches daily/weekly fantasy soccer game to serve the 3 million Fantasy Premier League fans LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FanXT, the official fantasy soccer provider for 5 soccer leagues, announced the launch of its daily fantasy sport website for English Premier League soccer. FanXT's daily or weekly fantasy soccer game runs on the basic functionalities of traditional fantasy soccer game based on the English Premier League (EPL) where users earn points from EPL...

2014-09-09 08:26:21

Yearly Competition Hosts Over 5,000 Participants To Benefit Children's Hospital Los Angeles' Pediatric Cancer Research Program MALIBU, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 28(th) year, the Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Equinox returns to Zuma Beach on September 14, 2014 for its highly anticipated annual competition. The Classic Distance race hosts some of the world's finest athletes, philanthropists, celebrities and supporters to benefit Children's Hospital Los...

2014-09-09 08:25:53

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHO: Loyola High School of Los Angeles WHAT: First Varsity Cub home football game in 65 years against old-time rival San Diego's St. Augustine Saints - SOLD OUT WITHIN 54 MINUTES WHEN: Friday, September 12, 2014 at 7:30 PM; gates open at 5:30 PM WHERE: Loyola's Bob Smith Field at 1901 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90006 WHY: Preview of events to come during Loyola's 150(th) landmark year-long celebration COLOR/HISTORY:...

2014-09-09 08:25:24

VAUGHAN, ON, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Sherwood Athletics Group Inc. ("Sher-Wood Athletics" or the "Company") announced today that it has acquired all of the assets and liabilities of Sher-Wood Hockey Inc., from Callidus Capital Inc. (CBL:TSX). Sher-Wood Athletics is part of the Gracious Living Group of Companies ("Gracious Living") based in Vaughan, Ontario. "We are proud to carry on the tradition of Canadian ownership of the iconic Sher-Wood brand," said Vito Galloro, Founder and...

2014-09-09 08:25:07

ATLANTA, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The Street League Skateboarding (SLS) Atlanta Pro-Demo Presented by Cricket Wireless is coming this Saturday to Kennesaw, Ga. Cricket is kicking off the weekend with engaging activities in the Atlanta metropolitan area for fans to meet and interact with the face of street skateboarding, Paul Rodriguez (P-Rod). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137623 Rodriguez is the latest Cricket brand ambassador and is on a mission to get fans...

2014-09-08 23:09:53

Usher concert tickets for The UR Experience Tour are on sale to the general public today for stops in Montreal, QC at Bell Centre; Toronto, ON at Air Canada Centre; Vancouver, BC at Rogers Arena; and Edmonton, AB at Rexall Place. Trusted provider QueenBeeTickets.com is delighting Usher fans with a large inventory of tickets at deeply reduced prices. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com is stocking the inventory with Usher concert tickets for Bell Centre, Air...

2014-09-08 23:09:46

Usher tour tickets for The UR Experience Tour are on sale today for stops in New York, NY at Madison Square Garden; Washington, DC at Verizon Center; Philadelphia, PA at Wells Fargo Center; and Boston, MA at TD Garden. Popular secondary market provider QueenBeeTickets.com is providing Usher fans with a great selection of tickets at discounted prices. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com has the largest inventory of affordably priced tickets that online...


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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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