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  • Town of Cable a quirky Wisconsin getaway with a giant race

    Town of Cable a quirky Wisconsin getaway with a giant race
    A chalkboard at The Rivers Eatery in this north woods town lists people who have a free beer — or more — coming because somebody else already bought it. The note "2P4B," for example, is worth two pizzas and four beers to whoever's name precedes the cryptic shorthand.
  • Leyden's Brody Roybal, born without legs, an 'inspiration' on wrestling mat

    Leyden's Brody Roybal, born without legs, an 'inspiration' on wrestling mat
    Lip bloodied, wrestling singlet halfway removed, Justin Valentin sought out Brody Roybal. Valentin, an Addison Trail senior, leaned in and shared some words with the Leyden junior, who by then had taken a seat in his wheelchair. "It's amazing what...

    Oscar Pistorius sentence brings quick reaction from sports officials

    Oscar Pistorius sentence brings quick reaction from sports officials
    No matter how Oscar Pistorius ends up serving his five-year sentence for killing Reeva Steenkamp, Paralympic officials say he will remain ineligible to compete for the duration, which rules him out of the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. In...

    Women's Sled Hockey A Growing Sport For Disabled Athletes

    Women's Sled Hockey A Growing Sport For Disabled Athletes
    As the USA Women's Sled Hockey spent time training in Connecticut this weekend, the focus was somewhat divided. The team is preparing for the first IPC Ice Sledge Hockey Women's International Championship Nov. 7-9 in Ontario. It's a marquee tournament...

    Oscar Pistorius guilty verdict does not preclude return to competition

    Oscar Pistorius guilty verdict does not preclude return to competition
    Oscar Pistorius might be headed to prison, but that doesn't rule out an eventual return to the Paralympic Games. On Friday, a South African court found the double-amputee runner guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of his girlfriend,...