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Assateague's mane event follows a tradition spanning generations

Assateague's mane event follows a tradition spanning generations 

"Once you've seen it, you've seen it," said Tom Shutt of Hershey, Pa.

Australian football makes inroads in Baltimore one bounce, kick and bump at a time

The Baltimore Bohgans, part of the Baltimore-Washington Eagles, play Australian football, a bruising game often confused with rugby but with a culture of its...

In life after gymnastics, Kittelberger finds CrossFit works out just fine

With a 155-pound barbell resting on her shoulders, Gretchen Kittelberger lifted the weight over her head, held it for a second, then brought it back down.

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Fluid Movement water ballet gives new meaning to phrase different strokes

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Hard work still ahead for Tour de France leader Nibali

ARRAS France (Reuters) - The Tour de France has not even reached the mountains and Vincenzo Nibali has already built a sizeable advantage over his main rivals, yet hard work still lies ahead if the Italian is going to complete his collection of grand tour victories....

Dominant Nibali set to be crowned in Paris

PERIGUEUX France (Reuters) - Having dominated on all terrains, Vincenzo Nibali is set to win the Tour de France after avoiding any late dramas on Saturday in the penultimate stage, a 54-km time trial from Bergerac won by Tony Martin.

Nibali closes in on Tour de France victory

PERIGUEUX France -- Having dominated his rivals on all terrains, Vincenzo Nibali was poised to win the Tour de France as he avoided any late dramas on Saturday in the penultimate stage, a 54km time trial from Bergerac won by Germany's Tony Martin.

Rescuers resume search for man who fell into Prettyboy Reservoir

Baltimore County rescue units have resumed a search Saturday morning for a man who was seen falling into the Prettyboy Reservoir Friday night, officials said.

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Podium places to be decided in final time trial

BERGERAC France (Reuters) - After almost three weeks of action-packed racing the minor podium places in the Tour de France are likely to be decided in Saturday's final time trial.

Navardauskas delivers for Garmin as Nibali retains lead

BERGERAC France (Reuters) - Ramunas Navardauskas finished off Garmin-Sharp's plan to win the 19th stage of the Tour de France, a 208.5-km ride from Maubourguet on Friday as Italian Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall leader's yellow jersey.

Navardauskas wins Tour's 19th stage

BERGERAC, France--Lithuania's Ramunas Navardauskas won the 19th stage of the Tour de France, a 208.5-kilometer ride from Maubourguet on Friday as Italian Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall leader's yellow jersey.

Late bloomer Peraud has a podium finish in sight

ST LARY PLAT D'ADET France (Reuters) - With the focus on the podium battle between youngsters Romain Bardet and Thibaut Pinot in the Tour de France, another Frenchman, veteran Jean-Christophe Peraud, blossomed late in the race on Wednesday.

Slow recovering Contador to miss Vuelta

ST GAUDENS France (Reuters) - Alberto Contador has given up hopes of competing in next month's Tour of Spain as the Spaniard's recovery from a crash on the Tour de France is taking longer than expected. "Bad day. The healing of the wound is getting complicated... Goodbye to the Vuelta" he wrote...