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Water Stone Outdoors is one-stop shop for adventurers

Sep. 17, 2022 12:44 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Holly Fussell’s face lights up when she talks about outdoor adventures available in and around Fayetteville and the New River Gorge. That hasn’t always been the case, though. “It wasn’t an immediate love affair,” Fussell admits...

Wheelchair lacrosse athletes push sport with Colorado roots

Sep. 10, 2022 10:11 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The sun is burning on a Sunday morning at Wheel Park in Aurora. The Colorado Rolling Mammoth wheelchair lacrosse team have unloaded their equipment and are strapping in for another intense practice in one of the facility’s roller hockey rinks. The athletes roll onto...

Serena's example: Tennis icon's impact felt in Black America

Aug. 26, 2022 10:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In 2016, responding to the fatal police shootings of two Black men just a day apart, Serena Williams joined a small chorus of top Black athletes in speaking out. “I won’t be silent!” she vowed. “Have we not gone through enough, opened so many doors, impacted...

Peloton to sell its bikes on Amazon in bid to reverse slump

Aug. 24, 2022 14:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Peloton's high-end exercise bikes and other gear will now be able to be bought on Amazon in the U.S., a partnership aimed at boosting the fitness company's sales that have languished since the easing of pandemic lockdowns. “We want to meet consumers where they...

Olympia Sports is closing its remaining 35 stores

Aug. 05, 2022 13:15 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine-based sporting goods chain that once had more than 200 stores on the East Coast is shuttering its remaining 35 stores. The company confirmed the stores would close by the end of September and that liquidation sales had begun at all locations. ...

Pac-Man and baseball pinball part of beach arcade's charm

Jul. 24, 2022 09:30 AM EDT

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The beach is not the only attraction that brings people to the Grand Strand area. A staple in entertainment for kids and their families is the classic arcade. Manager of the Garden City fun arcade, Forrest Clark, said the magic of an arcade is something...

Body parts, gear found on Italian glacier after avalanche

Jul. 05, 2022 15:52 PM EDT

CANAZEI, Italy (AP) — Rescuers found body parts and equipment as they searched Tuesday for hikers missing following a powerful avalanche that killed at least seven people and was blamed in large part on rising temperatures that are melting glaciers. Officials initially feared 13...