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Illustration by Todd Detwiler

Ninja School

Are you a fan of American Ninja Warrior? The show offers fiendishly difficult sets of obstacles that competitors must climb over, under, and through; rare is the contestant who reaches the end of a course. Think you have what it takes to compete? more »

Feb 20, 2015 11:35 AM Sports

Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Heat of the Nite

Kenny Williams loves milk. To stay trim, he’s switched to 1 percent, though he misses whole milk, thick and creamy, like melted ice cream. He’d like to switch to skim, but he’s yet to acquire a taste for white water. more »

Feb 20, 2015 11:28 AM Sports

Illustration by Kirk Wallace

Selling the Rams

The Rams seemed poised to skip town and move back to the West Coast. Local leaders have proposed plans for a new outdoor stadium on the riverfront, requiring roughly $500 million of public money. Frankly, we can think of better uses for that cash. more »

Jan 16, 2015 9:24 AM Sports

Illustration by Todd Detwiler

Curling Isn't Just for Canadians

You’ve probably seen curling at the Winter Olympics: People slide heavy stones across ice, as teammates sweep the way toward a target. It’s like bowling mixed with bocce, only on ice. To learn the basics, we took a Learn to Curl class. more »

Dec 19, 2014 9:07 AM Sports

Photography by Katherine Bish; gear provided by The Alpine Shop

What It's Like to Be a Champion Showboarder

Tom Boldt didn’t learn to snowboard in St. Louis. But at some point during family vacations in Colorado, the kid got good. more »

Nov 14, 2014 9:23 AM Sports


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