Recreational Sports

A look at what's in store for the New England ski season

Nov 20, 2017

From the return of the women's World Cup to Killington to the debut of cat skiing for adventurous skiers and riders at Sugarloaf in Maine, New England resorts are offering a variety of events and upgrades to draw skiers and riders this season

What's new for ski season in New York State

Nov 20, 2017

New York is home to 51 ski resorts, the most of any state in the nation, and its three state-run ski areas have undergone several upgrades since last season

New Delhi's polluted air doesn't deter distance runners

Nov 19, 2017

The air in New Delhi has been so acrid lately that people have suffered from burning eyes, but the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon went ahead Sunday, despite the Indian Medical Association taking last-minute court action seeking to have it postponed

Getting more 'wolflike' is the key to the future for coyotes

Nov 17, 2017

The future of the coyotes that roam from Newfoundland to Virginia could hinge on the animals becoming the 'wolves' of the East Coast

Algae plague raises doubts about voluntary runoff prevention

Nov 16, 2017

Federal and state policies on preventing harmful algae in waterways depend largely on voluntary use of farming practices intended to prevent fertilizer runoff

Walker eliminates Wisconsin's minimum hunting age

Nov 13, 2017

Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that eliminates a minimum age requirement to hunt in Wisconsin

After massacre, Las Vegas police beef up marathon security

Nov 10, 2017

Las Vegas is posting snipers and surrounding tens of thousands of runners with other safety measures at a weekend marathon

Trump business opens online store for Trump merchandise

Nov 8, 2017

President Donald Trump's company is opening an online store to sell branded apparel, golf gear and gifts to capitalize on the Trump family name

Bike path victims reflected a buzzing, diverse New York City

Nov 1, 2017

Victims of New York bike path attack reflect city that's a melting pot and a magnet for visitors

How to replace pizza, movie night with family fitness dates

Oct 25, 2017

Family fitness dates are replacing the old school pizza and movie nights as more parents are realizing that the benefits of moving aren't just about burning calories but setting an example for the next generation