India vs. UAE: Highlights, Scorecard, Report from Cricket World Cup

India dealt out a World Cup thrashing to the United Arab Emirates, beating the Associate nation by nine wickets in Perth to maintain an unbeaten start in their title defence. After beating Pakistan and South Africa convincingly in their first two games this was a different challenge, but their bowlers responded after the UAE won the toss and dismissed the minnows for 102 in 31.3 overs. The chase was a formality, which India completed with 187 balls to spare. India are on track to top Pool B, with Read more [...]

West Indies vs. New Zealand, 1st T20: Analysis, Scorecard and Report

New Zealand beat the West Indies by 12 runs in the first T20 International. The Black Caps secured the win via the Duckworth/Lewis method, largely thanks to the way they limited their opponents' batting order in Dominica. The Windies could only establish a modest score after New Zealand gave them the right to bat first. West Indies managed 132-8, thanks to the performances of Andre Fletcher and Darren Bravo. The prolific pairing piled up 82 runs before Kieron Pollard took over. The big-hitting Read more [...]

What Good Is the Ski Area Scorecard?

On November 19, the Ski Area Citizens' Coalition released its 12th annual Ski Area Score Card, a survey that rates 85 Western ski areas on their overall environmental impact. This year's top spot went to Washington's Stevens Pass, which earned a score of 93.3 percent (out of a possible 100) while Mount Spokane, just 260 miles due east, landed in last place with 47 percent. This year's scorecard, which started as the work of a now-defunct NGO called Colorado Wild, but is now compiled by the Sierra Read more [...]