Vermont skiing can mean an uninhibited visit to a posh resort like Sugarbush. But for many a Vermont native it has meant release from the economic burden of hard winters.
"A child's game" is Bill Russell's description of basketball, one of his lesser interests. The Celtics' superb center instead gives his trenchant views on today's racial crisis.
If winter comes, can platform tennis be far behind? Not in some snowy states, where ardent racketeers can scarcely wait for the end of fall to get back to their favorite sport.