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BC-Sports Showcase Digest,ADVISORY

A look ahead to top enterprise and feature stories planned globally by AP Sports. New digests will go out each Thursday and Monday and will be repeated on other weekdays. Please note that story plans may change depending on news and other issues.

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SATURDAY, Jan. 6

BBM–YARD GOAT YOGA

HARTFORD, Conn. – A minor league baseball team in Connecticut has come up with a novel way to utilize its new stadium during the winter. The Hartford Yard Goats have teamed with a local farm to capitalize on a national fad: goat yoga. The first session is already sold out and more will be held monthly in the team’s indoor batting facility. By Pat Eaton-Robb. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 12 p.m. Saturday.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 10

OLY–SKOREA-TRAVEL-Q&A

The Olympics are coming to one of the most remote, poorest, ruggedly beautiful parts of South Korea, an area known for its icy wind, for its collapsed mining industry, for towering granite mountains that blot out the horizon, and for a tough, proud population as curious about the foreign hordes waiting to descend on them as the hordes are about the place they’re heading. With the Olympics just a few weeks away, here are some answers to questions about Pyeongchang and the Korean Peninsula. By Foster Klug. UPCOMING: 1,000 words, photos by 1 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10. With AP Travel podcast “Get Outta Here!”

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