News from the Field

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Hurricane Isaac Dredges Up BP Oil

Flooding and waves from Hurricane Isaac have washed up oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill. Tar balls have washed up on sections of shore in Alabama, and Louisiana officials have had to close... Read More

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Team Manager Outs Top U.S. Cyclists as Dopers

Commenting on the Cyclingnews.com forum, Garmin-Sharp team manager Jonathan Vaughters listed current Garmin riders Christian Vande Velde, David Zabriskie, and Tom Danielson as former dopers. The... Read More

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Forest Service Approves Taos Expansion

The U.S. Forest Service has approved a plan to expand Taos Ski Valley's expert terrain by 60 percent, installing lifts on some of the most challenging runs in New Mexico. The plan, announced... Read More

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Time May Slow Down for Elite Athletes

Does time actually slow down for high-level athletes? Based on the results of a recent study, scientists speculate that it just might. Researchers at the University College of London have... Read More