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2014-07-09 08:25:01

WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark and the largest and fastest growing provider of walk-in medical clinics in the United States, announced today a joint marketing and sponsorship agreement with USA Football, football's national governing body. As part of this agreement, MinuteClinic has been named USA Football's official sports physical provider. Through the affiliation, all USA Football members, who reside in all 50 states and...

2014-07-09 08:24:32

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - World Cup Angel of Doom Mick Jagger attends Brazil-Germany match, and Brazil lose 7-1 gifting the Sports Trading Club a $26 million winfall The only concern the Sports Trading Club had last April when it placed its record $26 million wager that Brazil would not win the World Cup, was the fact that it has to overcome the Brazilian legend Pele and history. Pele was a legendary jinx, and had never been right in predicting the winner...

2014-07-09 04:22:18

HELLERUP, Denmark, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On 10 July, when the 6th stage of the Tour de France begins, Sven Siig Moller, CEO of Zen systems, B2B Internet connections provider, and his business partner, Thomas Koster Rasmussen, will be sitting in the team car next to Bjarne Riis, the former professional road bicycle racer who placed first in the 1996 Tour de France, and now manager of UCI ProTour outfit Tinkoff-Saxo. Saxo Bank, the online trading and investment...

2014-07-09 04:21:04

MILTON KEYNES, England, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the World Cup now at the knockout stage, thousands of children across Europe are racing to finish their Brazil 2014 sticker books. But they, and their parents, are unlikely to realise that, because of the relationship between Panini, the only manufacturer permitted to produce FIFA's official Brazil books, and football governing bodies across Europe, it can cost almost EUR565 to collect every sticker, according to rival...

2014-07-08 23:15:42

Spenco proud to sponsor elite runner Joseph Gray as he successfully defended his USA Track & Field Mountain Running Championship. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Elite mountain runner Joseph Gray successfully defended his USA Track & Field Mountain Running Championship on July 6, a victory for which Spenco heartily congratulated him. The race took place on Loon Mountain in New Hampshire, a race Runner’s World named “Most Competitive Hill Climb.” The win means Gray has...

2014-07-08 23:15:28

Brazilian big wave surfer Maya Gabeira has joined Spinlister as a professional athlete ambassador Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Spinlister, the world leader of peer-to-peer bicycle rentals, announced today that Brazilian big wave surfer Maya Gabeira has joined Spinlister as a professional athlete ambassador to help build their new stand up paddle board (SUP) and surfboard category. Gabeira has won an ESPY award for Best Female Action Sports Athlete and the XXL Big Wave Award four...

2014-07-08 23:14:40

Frank N. Darras of DarrasLaw reviews the recent ceremonial draft and honor for Isaiah Austin. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The NBA had their sights on Baylor sophomore Isaiah Austin, but word came just before the draft that Austin has Marfan syndrome. This genetic disorder affects the body’s connective tissues, which are found throughout the body. Even though Austin has been playing basketball during his years at Baylor with no complications, Marfan syndrome has the potential to...

2014-07-08 23:08:49

Men are more likely than women to slow their pace in the marathon, according to a new study led by a Grand Valley State University researcher. Allendale, Michigan (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Men are more likely than women to slow their pace in the marathon, according to a new study led by a Grand Valley State University researcher. The findings were published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. The study, led by Robert Deaner, associate professor of psychology at Grand Valley...

2014-07-08 23:08:17

CAYIN is proud to bring fans a whole new visual experience in the 2014 FIFA. Taipei, Taiwan (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 To give fans an excellent view of the month-long football festival, the host country of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Brazil, is making untiring efforts and arrangements by launching large-scale digital technology in the Arena Pantanal Stadium in Cuiabá. As part of the installation, CAYIN supplied a complete digital signage solution, including 122 digital signage players and 2...

2014-07-08 23:06:28

Timothy N. Taft, MD will be inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Hall of Fame at its’ Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA on Friday, July 11th. AOSSM Hall of Famers are individuals in the sports medicine community who have contributed immensely and set themselves apart from others in the field. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Timothy N. Taft, MD will be inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Hall of Fame at...


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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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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