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Erie Canalway Trail Part 1

Erie Canalway Trail Part 1

How cool would it be to ride your bike hundreds of miles across a state with relatively little of that cycling mileage on active roadway?
And wouldn’t it be the bomb if such a route was situated a mere several hours drive from the Greater Akron-Cleveland area?
Well I’ve got news for you…such a route does i ... (full story)


Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — A former Olympian and head of a human-rights group is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues being built for next year's games.
Mary Harvey is the CEO of the Geneva-based Centre for Sport and Human Rights, the type of organization that pressured Qatar to reform labor ... (full story)


Big Ten taps Vikings' Kevin Warren as new commissioner

Big Ten taps Vikings' Kevin Warren as new commissioner

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Kevin Warren keeps a picture in his office of Curt Flood. There's another of Jackie Robinson, one of Texas Western's barrier-bulldozing 1966 NCAA championship basketball team and Dr. Martin Luther King's letter from "Letter from Birmingham Jail."
Warren understood the significance of the mome ... (full story)


Bet responsibly? A struggle for some as sportsbook ads widen

Bet responsibly? A struggle for some as sportsbook ads widen

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The tagline makes the solution sound so simple: "Gamble responsibly."
It's anything but for those who struggle with compulsive gambling. Instead, the footnote caps a powerful new temptation as ads for sports betting emerge in states that have recently legalized an activity once banned in ... (full story)


Tony Parker says he's retiring from NBA after 18 seasons

Tony Parker says he's retiring from NBA after 18 seasons

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Four-time NBA champion Tony Parker's impressive career is over.
Parker announced recently he's retiring from basketball after 18 seasons in the NBA. The 37-year-old guard said on Twitter it was an emotional decision.
"It's with a lot of emotion that I retire from basketball, it was an incredib ... (full story)