Sure, you might feel a little party-pooped after the busy holiday season, but right now is the best time to drum up ways to fill your 2023 festival card. To help, we’ve pulled together our top picks for some of the most fun, varied, and can’t-miss outdoor and outdoor-oriented experiences across the United States over the next 12 months. Whether you’re an adventure junkie, a culture vulture, a music nerd, a party animal, a

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The 2023 East County sports calendar looks stacked. 

Could the same be said of every year? Maybe, but that’s a product of how talent- and event-rich the area has become over the last several years. Between top-tier high school sports, big-time golf tournaments and national water sports events at Nathan Benderson Park, it is easy to take all the area has to offer for granted. 

We shouldn’t. It’s a great sports community with diverse offerings,

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Back on Dec. 22, an arbitrator reduced Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer’s suspension, which was issued under Major League Baseball’s domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policy, from 324 games to 194 games. (Bauer’s suspension remains the longest the league has ever imposed under the policy.) In accordance with Rule 2(c), the Dodgers were given a two-week window to either reinstate Bauer to their roster or to release him outright.

Said two-week window

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There are a lot of big, flashy AAA video games coming out in 2023, made by big studios with hundreds of developers. But smaller, independent studios continue to lead the way in innovation with story, mechanics, and gameplay. This list is a compilation of 23 exciting indie games, across all genres, expected to be released in 2023.

A few of these games were included in the 2022 roundup but got delayed a year to get

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Last night was a movie for the Brooklyn Nets. Not only did the team win their 12th consecutive game, but they appear to finally be reaching their full potential after years of underachieving.

Brooklyn is the place to be right now, and it’s unsurprising to see some of the world’s biggest stars sitting courtside. During last night’s game, Paris Saint-Germain players Kylian Mbappe and Achraf Hakimi made a special trip to Barclays Center to watch

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Outdoor enthusiasts flocked to Tyler State Park on Sunday to partake in New Year’s Day activities.

Sunday was the official kickoff for the Centennial Celebration of Texas State Parks which turns 100 this year. Different events were held at various state parks across the state to celebrate, and in Tyler, the park hosted a T.R.Y.athalon in which participants could trek, ride or kayak their way into the new year.

About 20 hikers participated in the

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Swimming, diving, rafting, surfing…these activities come with a variety of health benefits.

But did you know that they can also be enjoyed around the world? In this article, we will highlight four amazing places around the world to enjoy water sports. From the crystal-clear waters of Europe to the white-sand beaches of the Caribbean, these destinations have something for everyone. So pack your bags and jump into some icy waters—you won’t regret it!

Costa Rica

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The sports world remains in collective shock after learning that Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin, 24, suffered cardiac arrest following a tackle during Monday night’s NFL game in Ohio against the Cincinnati Bengals. 

The game was postponed just minutes into the first quarter.

FILE - Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin looks on during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Nov. 20, 2022, in Detroit. 

FILE – Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin looks on during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Nov. 20, 2022, in Detroit. 
(AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)


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At the start of December 2022, we reported that a trademark for ‘Pocket Card Jockey: Ride On!‘ had been filed by Game Freak. At the time, we weren’t quite sure what this would be in reference to, but now we have our answer (thanks, VGC).

We’ve got good news and bad news, folks. The good news is that the cult classic 3DS title Pocket Card Jockey is getting a

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Kenny Albert and Eddie Olczyk are veterans when it comes to calling outdoor games. Yet, the Winter Classic still resonates for them as one of the biggest games of the season.

“I certainly wouldn’t trade it in for anything. I would never even consider turning down the assignment because it’s so much fun,” said Albert, who will call the NHL game Monday at Fenway Park between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins.

This will be

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