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2014-04-16 16:27:42

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While millions watched the top golfers in the world compete in the season's first major this past week, the PGA of America was focused on getting those viewers out on the course to stem the golf industry's downward participation trend. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75733 "We know there is great interest in golf," said PGA of America President Ted Bishop. "The final round of the Masters was viewed by millions of...

2014-04-16 16:25:55

9 Schools Compete in Second Annual Friendship Sprint Medley Relay BOSTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Marathon principal sponsor John Hancock, in partnership with the Boston Scholar Athletes (BSA) program and the Boston Public Schools, today hosted Scholars & Stars in Boston at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center. More than 300 students from Boston Public High School track teams participated in the event. After dynamic stretching and core strengthening...

2014-04-16 16:25:51

CLINTON, Md., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Colony South Hotel and Conference Center is pleased to announce that it was selected as the host hotel for Major League Baseball's Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) Youth Baseball Tourney coming to the Washington, D.C., area in July 2014. "We here at Colony South are thrilled to announce that we are serving as the official host hotel for Major League Baseball's RBI Youth Baseball Tourney," said Fernando Mayol, General...

2014-04-16 16:25:29

SiriusXM NBA Radio, channel 217, to feature interviews with some of the greatest postseason players in NBA history NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM will offer the most comprehensive radio coverage available for the 2014 NBA Playoffs, featuring live play-by-play of every game, plus special programming on SiriusXM NBA Radio, channel 217. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101014/NY82093LOGO Friday, April 18, the day before the postseason tips off, will be NBA Playoffs...

2014-04-16 16:25:24

Sports Travel Tours (STT) www.sportstraveltours.com, a leading sports tour operator, has partnered with Stadium Journey (SJ) www.stadiumjourney.com, a leading fan travel magazine and website. The aim of the partnership is to encourage sports fans to travel to the world's largest and smallest sporting events. DALLAS, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports Travel Tours offers multiple packages to numerous sporting events throughout the world. STT is renowned for creating unique...

2014-04-16 12:28:08

Brianna Turner of Manvel (Texas) Named Player of the Year; Chad Hibdon of Murfreesboro (Tenn.) Named Coach of the Year McLEAN, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY High School Sports today unveiled the 2014 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Girls Basketball Team, highlighting the best high school players from across the country during the 2013-2014 season. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120822/DC61260LOGO Brianna Turner, a Notre Dame signee and 6-3 senior forward...

2014-04-16 12:27:07

Nation's Fastest Growing Youth Sports Franchise Seeks Personnel to Extend Growth TAMPA, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- i9 Sports, the nation's fastest growing youth sports league franchise announced plans today to open eight new company-owned locations in six metro areas as part of its expansion initiative. i9 Sports offers leagues, camps, and clinics for boys and girls ages 3-14 in today's most popular team sports such as flag football, soccer, basketball and baseball....

2014-04-16 12:22:40

Winner Receives VIP Package to the 2014 PGA Grand Slam of Golf in Bermuda ST. LOUIS, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Car Rental, the Official Rental Car of the PGA of America, has launched its third annual "Go Like A Pro" golf sweepstakes. From now until August 15, 2014, golf fans can register daily through National's Facebook page for the chance to win a four-person VIP package to the 2014 PGA Grand Slam of Golf in Southampton, Bermuda....

2014-04-16 08:29:21

8-Man 1-Night Kickboxing Tournament, First in Over 20 Years on Pay-Per-View Saturday, June 21st, LIVE from The Forum, Presented by Chase NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GLORY, the world's premier kickboxing league, today announced its inaugural Pay-Per-View (PPV) event, GLORY: LAST MAN STANDING, to be broadcast live from the Forum, Presented by Chase, in Inglewood, California on Saturday, June 21st at 10:00 pm ET. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130801/NY57546LOGO...

2014-04-16 08:28:39

Iconic Brand Continues 'Year of Peanut' Campaign with a Nutty Twist on Traditional Soccer Ball HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine a soccer ball that's bright yellow, oblong in shape, and totally nutty. That's M&M'S® Brand M-Ball(TM) - and thanks to M&M'S, now consumers can win one of their own. Today, Mars Chocolate North America announced that M-Ball - a brightly colored soccer ball shaped like M&M'S® Peanut Chocolate Candies - is arriving in the U.S.,...


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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