Women’s Euros Offer a Soccer Free-for-All

That old, familiar feeling crackled and fizzed into the warm night air as 20,000 fans streamed out of Elland Road last Friday. England had just dismantled the reigning European champion. A major tournament, on home turf, was only a few days away. The weeks ahead seemed to glisten with promise. England, by now, should know … Read more

What Lia Thomas Could Mean for Women’s Elite Sports

ATLANTA — The women on the Princeton University swim team spoke of collective frustration edging into anger. They had watched Lia Thomas, a transgender woman who swam for the University of Pennsylvania, win meet after meet, beating Olympians and breaking records. On Jan. 9, the team met with Robin Harris, executive director of the Ivy … Read more

8 Bike Paths Developed From Abandonted Railroad Tracks

In the early 20th century, the patchwork of the United States was quilted together by almost 300,000 miles of railroad lines. When train transport fell into disuse in the 1950s and ’60s, a movement began to transform those abandoned industrial corridors into recreational space. Those miles of track had the potential to be ideal bike … Read more