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  • Gear: How to get a grip

    Gear: How to get a grip
    Good grip is a good thing. In daily life, you need strong hands, wrists and forearms to hold grocery bags, staircase railings, steering wheels and plenty of other things we take for granted. In athletics, your grip is the last link between you and your sport — whether it be gymnastics or tennis or rock climbing or ping-pong. New research even says your grip is an indicator of overall body strength — and also maybe how long you'll live. Bottom line: It pays to keep your grip strong, especially if you play hard or are older than 50, when strength wanes. Below are four ways to do it conveniently, even as you sit in front of the TV.
  • Teva Mountain Games begin Thursday in Vail, Colo.

     
    The Teva Mountain Games will kick off its eclectic mix of adventure sports, art and entertainment Thursday in Vail, Colo. The ninth annual event taking place through Sunday expects about 2,000 athletes to compete in 24 disciplines in eight sports,...

    Breaking down the Lakers' summer-league roster

     
    No. 4 Derrick Caracter, forward/center, 6-9, 275 pounds, Texas El Paso, rookie Outlook: Caracter, whom the Lakers selected with their 58th pick, said he dropped from 305 pounds to 277 after his career with the Miners because of more sleep and selective...

    World-renowned ice climber Guy Lacelle dies in avalanche

     
    Acclaimed ice climber Guy Lacelle was killed in an avalanche Thursday morning while participating in a competition in Montana. The Canadian was climbing a gully in Hyalite Canyon during the Ice Breaker competition, an event taking place in conjunction...

    Sunday's TV Highlights: The 'Cranford' saga continues

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 27 - Jan. 2, in PDF format This week's TV Movies A QUIET VILLAGE: In advance of the highly anticipated sequel, Judi Dench and Michael Gambon star in a...