• Charming Casper, Wyoming, offers majestic views, outdoor sports and history
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    Charming Casper, Wyoming, offers majestic views, outdoor sports and history

    An American bison and her calf are seen at Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge in Crawford, Neb. The bison once roamed the grasslands of North America in massive herds. Today the refuge is home to a herd of about 350 bison. (Marion Patterson) We wove our car through pines and spruces until the twisty gravel road abruptly ended. The view ahead was so magnificent that we parked, took folding chairs from the trunk and spent an hour just gazing at the view from our island perch. No ocean or massive lake surrounded our island. Instead, we sat on Casper Mountain a few miles south of Wyoming’s second largest city. Lacking…

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    What is a sports equinox? Explaining the history of NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL games being played on the same day

    USATSI Every so often we get hit with a sports day that leaves us with difficult choices and an overwhelming number of games to keep up with. I’m talking about the sports equinox, a day in which all four major men’s sports leagues are in action. Lucky of all of us, that is taking place today, Thursday, Oct. 21 Tonight, the NFL, MLB, NHL and NBA all have games taking place. There will be no shortage of action to tune into. As a bonus, we also have PGA Tour action, four college football games and a women’s soccer game tonight. What a time to be alive. The sports equinox is…

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    What is the worst blown call in sports history?

    MLB Wilmer Flores is called out against the Dodgers. Jed Jacobsohn/AP Photo Welcome to Boston.com’s Sports Q, our daily conversation, initiated by you and moderated by Chad Finn, about a compelling topic in Boston sports. Here’s how it works: You submit questions to Chad through Twitter, Facebook, and email. He’ll pick one each weekday to answer, then we’ll take the discussion to the comments. Chad will stop by several times per day to navigate. But you drive the conversation.  What is the worst umpiring/officiating call in sports history? Yes, this is about last night. No, Wilmer Flores did not swing. Yes, the Giants got robbed. All of that said: Go…

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