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2012-06-13 02:20:31

LOS ANGELES, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Keilani Ricketts, who pitched her University of Oklahoma squad to its first appearance in the Women's College World Series in seven years, has received the Honda Sports Award for softball. Ricketts' selection by the Collegiate Women Sports Awards program recognizes her as the country's top female athlete in her sport. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111209/LA20211LOGO) Ricketts, who was honored as the College Softball Player of the...

2012-05-03 14:20:20

ATLANTA, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. will once again honor BCS champion University of Alabama with a Crimson Tide-themed NASCAR paint scheme during the Aaron's 499 race at Talladega Superspeedway this weekend. The Michael Waltrip Racing No. 15 car will be driven on Sunday in the Sprint Cup series by Clint Bowyer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120503/CL00936 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090423/CL03821LOGO ) "Aaron's is a proud sponsor of the...

April Is The Cruelest Month
2012-04-15 03:00:29

[ Watch the Video ] In the opening lines to The Waste Land, T.S. Eliot wrote "April is the Cruelest Month." You might agree if you live in the southeastern United States. Last April, a historic outburst of 202 tornadoes turned broad swaths of that part of the country into a disaster zone. "The event of April 27th and 28th 2011 was the costliest convective storm in U.S. history," said Kevin Knupp, professor of atmospheric sciences at the University of Alabama-Huntsville. And he...

2012-03-19 23:01:55

University of Alabama recently completed construction of the Roberta Alison Baumgardner Tennis Facility, an indoor tennis center located adjacent to the Alabama Tennis Stadium. The new tennis center contains six regulation NCAA hard courts, in addition to a lobby and restroom. San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 Excitement for the Roberta Alison Baumgardner Tennis Facility began even before the initial ground breaking took place. "With the construction of the new six court indoor...

Explaining Dune Field Patterns
2012-02-08 05:04:26

In a study of the harsh but beautiful White Sands National Monument in New Mexico, University of Pennsylvania researchers have uncovered a unifying mechanism to explain dune patterns. The new work represents a contribution to basic science, but the findings may also hold implications for identifying when dune landscapes like those in Nebraska´s Sand Hills may reach a “tipping point” under climate change, going from valuable grazing land to barren desert. The study was...

2012-01-18 14:01:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO & WHAT: The Crimson Tide will boast another win today as University of Alabama's Barrett Jones is presented with the 2011 Awards and Recognition Association Sportsmanship Award (ARA). The Awards and Recognition Association Sportsmanship Award is the only national award that recognizes an athlete's character as it relates to sportsmanship....

Cigarettes More Damaging To Lungs Than Marijuana
2012-01-11 09:21:32

A new study published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that the lung capacity of marijuana smokers is not diminished by regular toking, even among those who smoked once or twice a week, reports Genevra Pittman for Reuters Health. This disproves one of the major concerns about marijuana - that smoking it must be just as risky as lighting up a cigarette. Only those who smoked 20 or more joints a month saw a negative impact on the pulmonary system. However...

2011-12-07 11:18:43

With chubby cheeks and weighing in at a healthy 10 pounds, the imminently huggable Lexi Morrison is far removed from the 1-pound, 9 —ounce preemie she was in June when she was born premature at 24 weeks. And had it not been for antenatal corticosteroids provided by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital's Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Lexi's story might have ended badly for her and mom Laci Freeman. Giving antenatal corticosteroids in extremely preterm infants...

2011-10-19 06:45:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row Columbia University tops the rankings in the annual Trojan Sexual Health Report Card, making it the only school in Report Card history to repeat at number one. The study, from the makers of Trojan® Brand Condoms and fielded by Sperling's BestPlaces, calls attention to the state of sexual health on campuses nationwide by ranking them according to accessibility of sexual health resources and...

2011-09-01 10:54:00

TUSCALOOSA, Ala., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Centerplate, the leading hospitality partner to North America's premier sports stadiums, convention centers and entertainment venues, including the University of Alabama, announced a series of new menu concepts, service improvements and special fan promotions for the 2011 Crimson Tide Football season at Bryant-Denny Stadium. "We are excited to provide an enhanced game-day experience for the great Crimson Tide fans, students, faculty, staff...