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2014-08-26 12:25:06

World's Leading Helmet Manufacturer Combines Flexibility and Functionality; Latest Offering Aims to Enhance Player Performance and Protection ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The future of football helmets has arrived. Riddell today officially introduced the SpeedFlex, a new helmet that reduces impact force transfer to the athlete by selectively adding flexibility to key helmet components. The latest offering from the world's leading helmet manufacturer also boasts...

2014-08-26 12:25:04

TO HELP GOLFERS REFINE PUTTING STROKE BUFFALO, N.Y., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help amateur golfers develop a professional-like putting stroke, NorthLago Golf, LLC has rolled out their flagship product, PuttLikePro(TM). Inspired by watching the Golf Channel one day, PuttLikePro creator Tim Levindofske knew there was a simple way to get a better putting stroke. Watching players' putting strokes carefully, he noticed the pros had minimal wrist movement. It gave him an idea for...

2014-08-26 12:24:41

- Data from STATS and Wahl shows scruff-sporting players dominated across all skill positions in 2013 - STERLING, ILL., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every football season, millions of fantasy football die-hards scour the inter-webs for new can't-miss predictions and otherwise tantalizing tips that can lead them to the Promised Land. To help this year's would-be champions, men's grooming leader Wahl teamed up with STATS, the world's top sports statistical analysis company, to look...

2014-08-26 08:38:07

New dynamic website will deliver comprehensive coverage for every SEC team MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY Sports today launched Spanning The SEC, a new dynamic website providing comprehensive coverage of all things SEC, showcasing the best of Gannett's local and national writers and reporters for all 14 SEC teams. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121009/DC89310LOGO Spanning The SEC will incorporate original coverage from markets throughout the SEC,...

2014-08-26 08:28:27

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports Endeavors, one of the largest soccer retailers in the world, today announced the opening of the new FC Bayern Munich online retail store - www.BayernMunichStoreUSA.com - which it will manage. FC Bayern Munich is one of the strongest teams in world soccer thanks to its rich history and dominance on the field. They recently sent a total of 14 players to the World Cup, the most among all clubs, including seven World Cup champions, to form...

2014-08-26 08:27:10

The Trust will subsidize YMCA memberships of more than 5,000 former players as they adjust to life away from the field CHICAGO and WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) and The Trust--Powered by the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA)--today announced a new partnership to help former NFL players improve their health by providing memberships at YMCAs throughout the nation. The Trust, a set of resources available through the...

2014-08-26 08:27:00

Enter the Ultimate Bro Snack Sweepstakes to Win a Consultation with Expert Rich Gannon; Jeff Saturday Shares Easy Snacking Tips to Stay in Shape All Season MODESTO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With football season around the corner, watching games with good friends and good food is essential, and healthy snacking during the game is easier than ever. To celebrate the start of the season, California Almonds has teamed up with retired NFL players Jeff Saturday and Rich Gannon...

2014-08-26 08:21:38

ew 2015 Ford SUV and CUV Lineup in Michigan LANSING, Mich., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In recent years most of the automotive news and media attention that circulates has to deal with the small to midsize fuel-efficient cars that have become so popular these days. However, customers at the Michigan dealership Grand Ledge Ford have shown an immense amount of interest in Ford's new 2015 SUV and CUV lineup. Staff members at Grand Ledge Ford believe that a big reason for this...

2014-08-26 00:20:42

BEIJING, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hisense Australia announced it will continue as naming rights sponsor for Hisense Arena for an additional three years. Hisense Australia has also signed an agreement with Tennis Australia to extend its sponsorship of the Australian Open as official TV and refrigeration supplier until 2017. Year after year, Hisense Arena plays host to many successful entertainment and sporting events in the flourishing Melbourne & Olympic Parks precinct. In...

2014-08-25 23:11:50

Estimated sponsorship revenue for the National Basketball Association and its 30 teams totaled $679 million in the 2013-2014 season, up 5.7 percent from the previous year, according to IEG Research. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Estimated sponsorship revenue for the National Basketball Association and its 30 teams totaled $679 million in the 2013-2014 season, up 5.7 percent from the previous year, according to IEG Research. The increase in revenue was fueled in part by four new...


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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