ARAPAHOE BASIN — The 131-day wait is over.
That’s how long it has been since Arapahoe Basin became the final Colorado resort to close last season — on June 12 — and Friday when the Loveland Pass mountain officially launched the start of skiing and snowboarding in North America.
“I’m just, like, so stoked,” said Julie Brown, of Silverthorne, as she stood in a cow costume with dozens of others waiting for A-Basin’s only-open lift to start turning.
CLEVELAND — Wild Thing will have to stay in the bullpen during the World Series.
While actor Charlie Sheen, who played Ricky “Wild Thing” Vaughn in the movie “Major League” offered to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before one of this year’s World Series games, Major League Baseball said the choices have already been made.
A spokesman told the AP on Friday that MLB has worked with the Indians to identify “former franchise greats” to throw out the first pitch for the games in Cleveland.
The Union are virtually in the Major League Soccer playoffs, with just one regular-season game remaining, but Sunday's 4 p.m. matchup with the New York Red Bulls at Talen Energy Stadium certainly has meaning.