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  • Alabama defensive tackle Jesse Williams pursues combine bench press record

    Alabama defensive tackle Jesse Williams pursues combine bench press record
    Alabama defensive tackle Jesse Williams casts an intimidating figure. He has a bulky upper body and a maximum bench press of 600 pounds. And the 6-foot-4, 320-pounder has multiple tattoos on various parts of his body, including his neck, face and his...
  • 5 questions with Columbia Iron Girl winner Michellie Jones

    5 questions with Columbia Iron Girl winner Michellie Jones
    Michellie Jones, a fomer world-champion triathlete won the seventh-annual Columbia Iron Girl last Sunday in her first try, after Nicole Kelleher was penalized two minutes for using an illegal draft move on the bike portion of the race. Jones, 42, won...
  • Rookie of the year just the beginning for Pagenaud

    Rookie of the year just the beginning for Pagenaud
    Things didn't go well for Frenchman Simon Pagenaud in his first race. But that didn't stop him. And though he could find similarities to that first outing last weekend, he clinched The IZOD IndyCar Series' Rookie of the Year award at the Grand Prix of...
  • Commentary: Musings on family traditions and firebugs

    Growing up the second oldest of a little more than a dozen cousins born to five sisters, I've had the unusual vantage point of being able to watch a succession of family members pass through parts of life's obstacle course. Some stumble where I stumbled,...
  • Local biotech firm wins grant to develop vaccines for two viruses

    Profectus BioSciences Inc., a Baltimore-based biotechnology company, said Wednesday that it won a $5.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to support the development of a vaccine for a pair of contagious and deadly viruses that the U.S....
  • Phelps barely makes tonight's 400 IM final at London Olympics

    Phelps barely makes tonight's 400 IM final at London Olympics
    Michael Phelps barely slipped into Saturday night's final for the 400-meter individual medley, coming in eighth in the morning preliminary heats that launched the first full day of Olympic competition -- and his own fourth and final Games. "The only...
  • Michael Phelps fails to win medal in 400M individual medley, finishing fourth

    Michael Phelps fails to win medal in 400M individual medley, finishing fourth
    Who was that swimmer in the far lane, finishing fourth and failing to medal? A sluggish-looking Michael Phelps launched his final Olympics Saturday night in uncharacteristic fashion, leaving the pool without a stop at the medal platform after a fourth-...
  • Fleming's wine-tasting series

     
    Fleming's is having a series of wine tastings on Thursday nights through September. The idea was to allow guests, over the course of five evenings, to get a taste of the 100 wines that will be available by the glass......
  • Fish heads field for Legg Mason Tennis Classic

    American Mardy Fish shouldn't find Washington's Legg Mason Tennis Classic quite as lonesome as Wimbledon's second week is apt to be. The sole American man to advance to Wimbledon's round of 16, Fish will lead a strong contingent of countrymen into...
  • Kylie Minogue comes to Patriot Center on her second American tour ever

    Kylie Minogue comes to Patriot Center on her second American tour ever
    Australia's Lady Gaga, Kylie Minogue, has 20 years on her American counterpart. She has 12 albums to Gaga's three. And she's a major touring draw overseas. But despite all that, she's just a niche star in the United States. Her first American tour came...
  • Serenade Festival showcases choirs from around the world

    Serenade Festival showcases choirs from around the world
    Classical Movements is the go-to company for ensembles planning concert tours. The firm's who's-who list of clients includes the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Morgan State University Choir and National Symphony Orchestra, not to mention the New York...
  • Movember: Growing awareness along with whiskers

    Movember: Growing awareness along with whiskers
    The last time Ryan Imbriale grew a mustache, he was a junior in high school. Now 39, he still cringes a little when he sees that yearbook photo, showing the wispy scraggle above his lip. He was never tempted to set aside his razor again. Until now. "I've...