Sports Meant So Much to Me. Why Wouldn’t My Son Play?

In-line skating, soccer, hockey — my 5-year-old didn’t take to them. Was I doing something wrong?

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Ice Skating Ends at Central Park After New York City Rift With Trump

The skating season ended abruptly Sunday, a casualty of the decision to boot the former president’s business from operating the two ice rinks in the park.

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Walking (and Skating) on Thin Ice, Some in Europe Paid the Price

Temperatures that had not been seen in years brought out the playful side of people across the continent. A few who took to icy canals and ponds needed rescuing.

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The Good News/Bad News About Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center

Maybe the rink will lack tourists this winter, but there are plenty of cooped up New Yorkers who would appreciate it.

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