• At 24 Hours of Le Mans, Toyota Races Against Its Curse

    Taco Winter

    After the recent withdrawals of Audi and Porsche from the LMP1 class of Le Mans, along with Peugeot’s departure in 2012, Toyota is the only manufacturer competing in the top tier of the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race. With the field clear, you would think Toyota could simply cruise to victory. But victory…

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  • The Yankees Are in First Place. Or Second Place. Either Way, They Beat the Rays.

    Taco Winter

    At first glance, it made you want to turn the scoreboard page upside down. If you were checking on an app, you felt like hitting refresh over and over. But nothing changed. It was there in black and white, and somehow it was right: The Yankees were in first place on Thursday morning — but…

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  • Porzingis Returns but Knicks Lose to Nuggets

    Taco Winter

    Kristaps Porzingis was back on the court, but the Knicks continued to have no answer for the Nuggets in Denver, losing by a score of 130-118 on Thursday night. Garry Harris scored 23 points and Trey Lyles had 21 for the Nuggets, who defeated the Knicks for the 10th consecutive time in Denver. The Knicks’…

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  • Jose Reyes Is Said to Return to Mets on One-Year Deal

    Taco Winter

    The Mets are bringing back yet another player from last year’s team.Infielder Jose Reyes, who wants to finish his career with his longtime team, reached an agreement on a one-year deal to return for a 12th season with the Mets, according to multiple people familiar with the deal. They were not authorized to speak publicly…

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  • Chipper Jones and Jim Thome Lead Large Class Into Baseball Hall of Fame

    Taco Winter

    The Baseball Hall of Fame has rarely had a class like this. On Wednesday it welcomed four new members — Chipper Jones, Jim Thome, Vladimir Guerrero and Trevor Hoffman — in voting by the baseball writers. A smaller committee elected two other players, Jack Morris and Alan Trammell, in December. The six living inductees match…

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  • 5 French Towns You’ve Never Heard of, but Should Most Definitely Visit

    Taco Winter

    Paris, Bordeaux, Brittany, Nice—they’re all on our wish list. But while France’s main tourist attractions are always worthy of your time, if you’re seeking something of a more authentic, je ne sais quoi Frenchy AF vibe (aka where you’ll be forced to practice your Francais), consider wandering into one of these smaller towns or cities—which you’ve probably never heard…

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  • 5 Unbelievable Eco-Resorts in South America

    Taco Winter

    Making eye contact with sloths and waking up to monkeys on your windowsill might be your dream vacation. But wouldn’t it be even better if you knew you were respecting, and maybe even helping, the environment? With sustainable tourism on the rise, especially in South America, you can experience the real, undisturbed beauty of these…

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  • 4 Incredible Travel Destinations

    Taco Winter

    When they’re not making public appearances or planning a wedding, the most talked-about couple on either side of the pond is jet-setting to some pretty spectacular destinations across the globe. Here, our four favoUrite vacation spots that have the Prince Harry and Meghan Markle royal seal of approval. Okavango Delta, Botswana For their very first…

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