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2014-09-23 12:22:51

Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar Become Brand Ambassadors of the Las Vegas Dealership LAS VEGAS, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) mega stars Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar have taken on a new challenge, effective immediately. The world-class champions will now be representing United Nissan Car Dealership, located just east of the famed Las Vegas Strip. Griffin and Bonnar are spearheading the dealership's Cash For Clunkers campaign- an initiative that...

2014-09-23 08:28:04

One-Hour Television Special to debut on BACK9NETWORK, DIRECTV Channel 262, Wednesday, October 1 CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashworth Golf, the most authentic golf brand dedicated to bringing modern style to the golf course, today announced the Ashworth Majors Roundtable, a long-form television production featuring all six of the brand's major champions and tour staff professionals: Fred Couples, Justin Rose, Retief Goosen, Stewart Cink, Justin Leonard and Paul...

2014-09-23 08:27:30

Prestigious off-the-field honor recognizes college football players for their dedication to community service NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) today announced the roster for the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team(®). This prestigious college football award pays tribute to a select group of student-athletes who have worked to positively impact the lives of others. The 22 players honored...

2014-09-23 08:27:25

VALLEY COTTAGE, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gevril Group announced today that it is now an official sponsor of the Herb Reisman Sports Complex. The complex, located in the Town of Ramapo in Rockland County -- close to Gevril Group head office in Valley Cottage -- is home to several amateur sports leagues and teams. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140922/147718Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140922/147719 Samuel Friedmann, owner and president of...

2014-09-23 08:27:11

HGH.com Co-Sponsors 2014 NPC Tricky Jackson Classic Championships, a National Qualifying Event Hosted at The Thoroughbred Center in Lexington, KY on October 11 BOONTON, N.J., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HGH.com, a leading provider of natural human growth hormone (HGH) and bodybuilding supplements, is pleased to announce its co-sponsorship of the 2014 National Physique Committee (NPC) Tricky Jackson Classic Championships. Sanctioned by the NPC as a national qualifying event, the...

2014-09-22 23:08:11

Syndicator Ranked Number One in Canada for Total Sports Video Views Toronto (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Sports video highlights syndicator SendtoNews today announced it enjoyed a 29% Canadian market share last month, according to comScore’s August 2014 Video Metrix report. The British Columbia-based company reached the number one position in total sports video views (27,105,546) and reached the number two position in total unique viewers (871,748), according to the same report....

2014-09-22 16:25:16

Change Doesn't Happen From the Sidelines: Campaign will Create the First Unified Generation that will fight inactivity, intolerance and injustice WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Special Olympics is launching a new global "Play Unified" youth campaign that will inspire and mobilize youth around the world to connect with people with intellectual disabilities and create more inclusive communities, leading to a more respectful world for everyone. From today,...

2014-09-22 16:24:32

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Trophy, the super-charged inter-company sporting team day that builds camaraderie, embraces networking and promotes company loyalty is pleased to announce the final 6 challenges. On October 10th over 300 business people will compete each other at Liberty State Park in 12 challenges that are accessible to all fitness levels. Gokarting, Sabre, Nascar tire change, Highland games, Trikke race and Truck pulling were already announced. The final 6...

2014-09-22 12:26:37

Special Appearance Saturday by Chris Snee PITTSBURGH, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its 38(th) store in New York and 585(th) store nationwide on Friday, October 3(rd) at Gateway Center II in Patchogue (499-64 Sunrise Highway). DICK'S three-day grand opening celebration will run through Sunday, October 5(th). The store opens at 8:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday and...

2014-09-22 12:26:34

Special Appearance Sunday by Jay "Bone" Buhner PITTSBURGH, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its 6(th) store in Washington and 587(th) store nationwide on Friday, October 3(rd) at The Commons in Federal Way(1819 S. Commons). DICK'S three-day grand opening celebration will run through Sunday, October 5(th). The store opens at 8:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 9:00...


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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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