RECREATION AND OUTDOORS

Ulman Cancer Fund puts on flawless Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon

Ulman Cancer Fund puts on flawless Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon

After a brief period of uncertainty when TriColumbia closed its doors, leaving some of its events without a sponsoring organization earlier this year, the Ulman Cancer Fund made sure Sunday’s ninth annual Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon went off without a hitch.

For husband-and-wife boxing couple, it's 'business' in the ring

Franchon Crews was confused as she looked around the University of Maryland Medical Center's URecFit gym. The middleweight boxer was looking for her training...

J/120 Euro Trash Girl an early entrant to Annapolis-to-Newport Race

The 70-year-old Annapolis-to-Newport Race has opened its earliest entry ever, and one of the teams taking advantage is J/World Annapolis, which will race the J/...

MORE OUTDOORS NEWS

Tropical Storm Bertha causing spike in surf injuries in Ocean City

Ocean City lifeguards have reported a spike in injuries among swimmers caught in dangerous wave breaks the past two days as Tropical Storm Bertha's passage stirs up the seas.

Lake Erie not alone in suffering from harmful algae

The crisis may have eased in Toledo, but the toxic algae in Lake Erie that contaminated the water supply for 500,000 people in Ohio continues to plague lakes and...

POSTCARDS FROM U.S. 40
Garrett Island - so close, and yet so far 

Heading into town from the west on U.S. 40, drivers take a bridge across the Susquehanna River and cut through treetops reaching up from another world below the rumbling road. It's green down there on Garrett Island, and busy with the activity of many creatures, if not people.

'The Super Bowl of big fish tournaments'

Ted Deppe of Crownsville will try to become the first repeat winner of Ocean City's White Marlin Open.

Professional video gamers try to make money playing esports

It's a tense moment in the Xanadu game store in Arbutus.

Body of 75-year-old hiker found on Mount Whitney

The body of a missing 75-year-old hiker has been found on Mount Whitney in Sequoia National Park, Calif., officials said.

Many of the rested surfers unready at U.S. Open in Huntington Beach

For surfers at the U.S. Open of Surfing this weekend, rest has been a bad thing.

Two watermen plead guilty in striped bass poaching case 

A fish poaching case that began in February 2011 with a discovery of mysterious, illegally set nets full of tens of thousands of pounds of striped bass off Kent Island is finally coming to a close.