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2014-12-10 04:20:42

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports Illustrated held their annual Sportsman of the Year Award Gala on Tuesday evening at Chelsea Piers in New York City.

2014-12-09 16:23:58

Wide-Ranging Agreement Covers Multiple International Tournaments, Naming Scotiabank Title Sponsor of Champions League and Official Bank of CONCACAF MIAMI, Dec.

2014-12-09 16:23:27

Big League Tours Founder And Son Complete Their Bucket List, Assist Others In Their Quest INDIANAPOLIS, Dec.

2014-12-09 12:31:10

ASICS America Introduces A New Performance Tennis Racquet With Innovative Patented Bending Zone Technology IRVINE, Calif., Dec.

2014-12-09 08:26:22

491 Athletes and Coaches to Represent U.S. at 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-12-09 08:25:51

HOBE SOUND, Fla., Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In November and December of this year, Americans for Responsible Advertising Inc.

2014-12-09 08:21:50

- High Performance Vision Associates Hosts Vision "Training Camp" and Fitting Session for Hendrick Motorsports Pit Crew Athletes CONCORD, N.C., Dec.

2014-12-09 04:21:22

Due To Overwhelming Demand - Additional Dates Confirmed in New York, Chicago, Boston, Montreal, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Berlin & Paris LOS ANGELES, Dec.


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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