A winter hike through Minnewaska

This year is coming to an end, and it made me realize how much better it was — at least by comparison — to 2012. I made an effort this year to get outside and enjoy nature and explore the mountains, so the first day of winter, Dec. 21, seemed like a good cap to an enjoyable stretch of hiking. …

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Ellerson’s final day: Navy blows away Army, 34-7

Saturday in Philadelphia turned out to be a worst-case scenario for Army, although from the wide range of mixed reactions I’ve seen from cadets and current and former football players, it was, in a way, a best-case scenario. It’s no secret that head coach Rich Ellerson lost support in many West Point circles, at least after his team went 3-8 …

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Scenes from the 2013 Baseball Winter Meetings

Hello from Orlando! Today is Day 3 of the 2013 Baseball Winter Meetings here at Walt Disney World’s Swan and Dolphin Resorts, another edition of the baseball world’s annual get-together for trades, rumors, press conferences and late-night deals. This year’s meetings have featured a three-team trade between the Angels, D-backs and White Sox (sending Mark Trumbo to Arizona), the Mets’ …

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