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2014-07-20 23:00:22

Beachside Nursing Center sponsors the Huntington Beach Council on Aging's 22nd Annual Golf Tournament supporting the Huntington Beach senior community. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 Beachside Nursing Center's administrator Taylor Florence, along with three doctors, hit the green on Friday, June 27th, to sponsor the Huntington Beach Council on Aging (HBCOA) for their 22nd annual “On Course” golf tournament at the Meadowlark Country Club in Huntington Beach. The...

2014-07-20 00:20:39

PHOENIX, July 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vet Tix, a national nonprofit foundation that provides free event tickets to currently serving military, veterans and their family members and the immediate families of those killed in action, announces it has given away its one-millionth ticket. The milestone ticket is for tonight's Arizona Diamondbacks-Chicago Cubs baseball game at Chase Field, Phoenix. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140720/128760 Vet Tix supports all branches of the...

2014-07-19 23:01:24

Ticket Process is now offering fans WWE Live tickets to the events at TD Garden in Boston and WWE SmackDown in Nebraska and are now available online (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 Wrestling fans have followed the plot lines closely throughout the last few months, highlighted by what unfolded during WrestleMania 30. Savvy fans know that major things can occur on any given night, and the upcoming events in Boston and Nebraska are going to be full of drama. Some fans go all the way back to...

2014-07-19 23:00:36

Ticket Down has rolled back ticket prices on all seats for the Chevrolet FC Cup featuring soccer powerhouses, LA Galaxy and Manchester United. This well-known secondary ticket site has also extended their customer appreciation promo/coupon code SOCCER-2014 for additional savings. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source of affordable tickets for the upcoming match between Los Angeles Galaxy and Manchester United. Any real fan of professional soccer will want...

2014-07-19 23:00:26

Ticket Down has rolled back prices on all tickets for the big match between soccer powerhouses AC Milan and Liverpool FC at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC on 8/2/14. This trusted secondary ticket exchange is also offering their exclusive customer appreciation promo code AC-MILAN-LIVERPOOL-2014 for added savings. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 Ticket Down announces that AC Milan and Liverpool FC will compete in conjunction with the 2014 International Guinness Champions...

2014-07-19 12:20:31

NFL Former Pro-Bowl Quarterback Mark Rypien beats out 14 fellow celebrities to take home the championship for charity LAKE TAHOE, Nev., July 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 18(th) 15 of some of the world's most legendary athletes and entertainers competed in Lake Tahoe for the Korbel Closest-to-the-Pin Challenge as part of the American Century Championship, currently being played at the Edgewood Golf Course. NFL Former Pro Bowl Quarterback Mark Rypien who was the inaugural...

2014-07-18 23:05:33

Ticket Down announces that international soccer powerhouses, Real Madrid and Inter Milan, will tangle at the California Stadium in Berkeley in conjunction with the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup. This well known ticket exchange is offering their customer appreciation promo/coupon code SOCCER-2014 for additional savings. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The Guinness International Champions Cup will be entering its fifth season and second under its current name. The tournament...

2014-07-18 23:01:54

The event will include keynotes and panels from 1:00-5:00 p.m. with a networking reception from 5:00-6:30 p.m. at the New York Athletic Club. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Back by popular demand, the second annual Cynopsis Sports Women of Action will be held on Tuesday, August 19, the day before the company’s annual Sports Business Summit. The event will consist of stimulating conversation with a dynamic group of women in senior sports positions talking candidly about the...

2014-07-18 23:01:39

Jessica Lewis and Rosie Russell use summer job as movers to help prepare for Collegiate Rugby Tour. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 San Francisco moving company, Great Giant, a division of the national moving company Gentle Giant, is proud to recognize two of their employees as members of the 2014 Women’s Collegiate All American Team. University of California Berkeley student athletes and Great Giant movers Jessica Lewis and Rose (Rosie) Russell were two of the 25 players...

2014-07-18 23:00:52

Microsoft has presented its sixth installment of the Visual Studio Team to Win Award to Corvette Racing, following the team’s performance in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen at Watkins Glen International. The award is given to the team best demonstrating teamwork during each 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race. Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Microsoft has presented its sixth installment of the Visual Studio Team to Win Award to Corvette Racing, following the...

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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