Winter sports

Sunday’s Sports Digest: Cape Elizabeth native finishes 12th in biathlon

BIATHLON Clare Egan of Cape Elizabeth just missed a top-10 finish Sunday at the biathlon world championships, placing 12th in a 10-kilometer pursuit in Ostersund, Sweden. Egan missed 5 of 20 shots in windy conditions. She finished 2 minutes, 44.3 seconds...

Jayson Werth called every team but Mets for job last winter

Jayson Werth retired at the end of June following a minor league stint with the Mariners. Yesterday he took to the airwaves, however, to talk about how his final offseason went and what he thinks of the state of...

Curling leagues plan to open in Lakeland this upcoming season

In November, a curling league will start marking one of the first leagues provided on the east side of the Twin Cities."It's a step in the right direction, and we are excited to provide this opportunity to the community,"...

Sports briefs: hockey, basketball, volleyball, curling

Dresden Kings goalie Brett Brochu plays against the Wallaceburg Lakers at the Ken Houston Memorial Agricultural Centre in Dresden, Ont., on Friday, Jan. 4, 2018. Mark Malone/Chatham Daily News/Postmedia Network Kings win season finaleDRESDEN – Dresden Kings goalie Brett Brochu...

Gretzky named global ambassador for Beijing’s professional hockey team

BEIJING—Wayne Gretzky has been named a global ambassador for Beijing’s Kunlun Red Star as the Chinese capital seeks to boost the profile of hockey domestically ahead of hosting the Winter Olympics in 2022.Gretzky will focus on youth development in...

Anna Gasser: The ‘crazy’ trick that changed snowboarding

Specifically, she was thinking a cab triple 1260, a trick that involves taking off in the switch position -- the opposite direction of travel with your "wrong" foot forward -- before completing three-and-a-half full rotations and landing with your...

Skylar Brent: Freelance Filmmaker – Snowboarding’s 30 Under 30

Skylar is yet another noteworthy filmer on this list to hail from the icy shores...

Soy Curls Are the Single-Ingredient Meat Substitute I Buy in Bulk

Being a vegetarian doesn't mean subsisting on steamed broccoli and bowls of pasta. In her monthly column, nearly lifelong vegetarian Sarah Jampel will tackle cooking, eating, and navigating the world meat-free—even when her grandma still doesn't know what she...

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