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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...

2014-08-25 23:09:46

Coaches and Athletes Use Edufii's Free Mobile App and Cloud Platform to Train Without Limits San Luis Obispo, California (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Edufii Inc., the social network for skill development, today announced the public availability of its cloud-based platform and mobile app. These free tools enable coaches, athletes, and fans to connect and collaborate to increase performance. Previously available only through private beta, Edufii is now available on the web at...

2014-08-25 23:09:44

4 Person Scramble Tournament, Dinner, and Silent Auction to Help Fight Breast Cancer Golden, Colorado (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 On Friday, October 3, 2014, Applewood Golf Course and the Touchstone Golf Foundation will kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month by hosting the 1st Annual Real Golfers Wear Pink Golf Tournament, Dinner, and Silent Auction. Their goal is to raise $10,000 for Susan G. Komen®, Colorado which will provide local education, screening, and treatment for Breast...

2014-08-25 23:09:34

Gala event raises more than $125,000 for Adirondack Health programs. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Iseman, Cunningham, Riester & Hyde LLP (ICRH) is pleased to announce the firm’s support for the Adirondack Health Foundation at its recent gala held in Lake Placid, New York. Nearly 300 attended the event honoring Dr. Woods McCahill, a long-time physician at the Lake Placid Health Center. Attending the event on behalf of ICRH were founding partner Carol Hyde, seated second...

2014-08-25 23:09:21

Mabey Inc.’s temporary bridge provides athletes and staff with a safe route over rapids as Olympic-level athletes compete for Gold in Garrett County, Maryland. McHenry, MD (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Mabey Inc. has provided a 103-foot pedestrian bridge for site access at the International Canoe Federation (ICF) World Championships to be held at The Adventure Sports Center International (ASCI) in Western Maryland on September 17-21. The ASCI facility is unique because it is the only...


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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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