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2014-10-16 23:13:09

Sky Zone, creator of the world’s first wall-to-wall trampoline playing courts, opened its much anticipated 43,000 sq. ft. facility at the Liberty Tree Mall in Danvers, MA on Saturday, October 11, 2014 with healthy, happy recreation and high-flying fun for guests of all ages. Danvers, MA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 News of the nation’s largest Sky Zone opening in Danvers generated a flood of interest on social media and brought in substantial crowds during the weekend’s Grand Opening....

2014-10-16 23:11:18

Following a successful inaugural event last fall and on-going sports safety public awareness campaign, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is holding its 2nd annual “Athletic Training Recognition Week” from Friday, October 17 through Sunday, October 26, 2014. It is the hope of NYSATA that by promoting events like this throughout the year, the importance of establishing thorough emergency protocols and providing appropriate medical personnel, such as a...

2014-10-16 23:09:27

Kevin Shattenkirk, professional hockey player for the St. Louis Blues, will meet fans and sign autographs at Uncle Bob's Self Storage in Saint Peters, MO on October 26th. He will also play a game of Xbox hockey against the winner of a tournament on the same day. Saint Peters, MO (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 St. Louis Blues Defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk will visit Uncle Bob’s Self Storage to meet fans, sign autographs and play one lucky fan in a game of Xbox hockey. The autograph...

2014-10-16 23:05:55

Men and women of all ages will converge at Sun City Festival in Buckeye, Arizona, November 2-9, 2014, for the largest pickleball tournament in the history of the sport. Buckeye, Ariz (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Men and women of all ages will converge at Sun City Festival in Buckeye, Arizona, November 2-9, 2014, for the largest pickleball tournament in the history of the sport. Top-ranked 4.5 and 5.0 players will compete for $14,000 in prize money on 28 courts during a week of fast-paced play...

2014-10-16 23:02:21

New Sports Cloud Enables Social/Mobile Collaboration for Coaches and Athletes San Luis Obispo, California (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Edufii Inc., the social/mobile platform for skill development, today announced that it has launched TrainingSpaces for Teams. The free service brings sports to the cloud by serving as a centralized hub for training content and collaboration. The launch follows the public rollout of TrainingSpaces tailored for individual athletes in August. “TrainingSpaces...

2014-10-16 23:00:32

Ticket Down announces that they have great seating available for the 2014 World Series. This well-known and trusted ticket reseller is also offering their customer appreciation promo code GIANTS-WORLD-SERIES. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source for authentic San Francisco Giants World Series tickets. This well known ticket site has cut ticket prices on all seats at AT&T Park and fans can add promo/coupon code GIANTS-WORLD-SERIES for added...

2014-10-16 20:30:38

Dignitaries and fans participate in a landmark day for the City Beautiful ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marked a monumental celebration for all of Central Florida as an official groundbreaking ceremony was held for Orlando City Soccer Club's new Downtown Soccer Stadium. The state of the art venue will be home to City beginning in the 2016 season. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152708 The ceremony kicked-off by simulating a future game day...

2014-10-16 16:32:12

TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee's Chief executive Officer, Chris Overholt, joined the Governor General of Canada, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston and The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), in a ceremony on Parliament Hill to proclaim 2015 as the Year of Sport in Canada. The Year of Sport is a proactive pan-Canadian initiative implemented to celebrate sport in Canada and the role it plays in enhancing the lives of...

2014-10-16 16:31:35

Somerset hotel features well-appointed suites with easy access to Rutgers stadium SOMERSET, N.J., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Football fans coming in town for the Rutgers vs. Wisconsin game will score big on comfortable and convenient accommodations at the Residence Inn Somerset. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141016/152513 A first-ever matchup between the two Big Ten Conference teams, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights and Wisconsin Badgers game will bring fans...

2014-10-16 16:26:23

BOLOGNA, Italy, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Joe Tacopina and Mr. Joey Saputo announced today their purchase of Bologna F.C. 1909 at an official press conference at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara. The Board of Directors ratified the sale, and the transaction was made official yesterday. Tacopina will assume the role of President and Chairman of the club. Park Lane (led by Managing Director Rick Perna) acted as financial advisor, Dorsey & Whitney LLP (led by partner Stuart Goldfarb)...


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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