Recreational Sports

Skydiver wearing a wingsuit crashes, dies in California

May 25, 2017

The skydiver who fell to his death in a California vineyard was wearing a specialized jumpsuit that resembles a flying squirrel and undertaking an extreme but growing sport

Orlando's not the only hot spot: theme park fun around US

May 24, 2017

Orlando's not the only hot spot for theme park fun: Lots of new attractions around the US

Gulf Coast anglers plan protest against fishing limits

May 23, 2017

Recreational anglers along the Gulf Coast are planning a protest against strict federal limits on red snapper fishing

Nepali climbers say outcrop near top of Everest is intact

May 23, 2017

Nepali climbers say the rocky outcrop near the top of Mount Everest known as the "Hillary Step" is intact, disputing a British climber's claim the feature had collapsed

Pope to kids: I wasn't 'bravo' at soccer, so I played goalie

May 21, 2017

Pope Francis has told children at an Italian sports center he didn't play soccer very well as a youth and was stuck with the nickname "stiff leg.''

Robots, rappelling, rifles: Showcase of special ops gadgets

May 19, 2017

Robots, rappelling, rifles: It's the yearly showcase of special ops gadgets in Florida

T.J. Miller parasails into Cannes for 'The Emoji Movie'

May 16, 2017

The Cannes Film Festival hasn't even opened yet, but it's already had its first elaborate promotional stunt

AP Interview: Surfer worked from bedroom to beat cyberattack

May 16, 2017

As a vast "ransomware" cyberattack raced from computer to computer, infecting tens of thousands around the world, a young tech expert working in his bedroom in England brought the rampage to a halt

British WWII veteran, 101, breaks skydiving record

May 15, 2017

A 101-year-old D-Day veteran has become the oldest person in the world to skydive

$10K reward offered for killer of rare Yellowstone wolf

May 12, 2017

A wolf advocacy group has doubled the reward for information leading to whoever shot a rare white wolf found inside Yellowstone National Park