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Alpine Skiing

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  • Star-Spangled and speedy

    Star-Spangled and speedy
    When Matt Strackbein was seeking inspiration for the U.S. Olympic Alpine Ski Team's uniforms, he thought back to his Maryland roots. The suits, which will be worn by the team in Sochi, Russia, beginning this week, needed to convey patriotism. They...
  • Special Olympians from Harford to compete in Winter Games

    Special Olympics Maryland will host its annual Winter Games at Ski Whitetail Resort in Mercersburg, Pa. on Monday and Tuesday. More than 250 Special Olympics Maryland athletes from across the state will take to the snow, competing in alpine skiing and...
  • Special Olympics World Winter Games to give Marylanders a place on sports' stage

    Special Olympics World Winter Games to give Marylanders a place on sports' stage
    Alpine skiing coach Diane Mikulis watched as the body language of her Special Olympic athletes — including Marylander Jake Reynolds — transformed one day last month from mildly interested to awe-struck. They had just entered Herb Brooks...
  • Athletic cuts handled poorly by Towson University administration

    We knew that the cuts were coming, but it was through the execution of the whole thing that Towson University showed how to do things the wrong way. The President of the University, Maravene Loeschke, gave members of the men's soccer and baseball...
  • Debt collectors, other businesses want to call your cellphone

    That unfamiliar incoming call to your cellphone soon might be from a debt collector. Cellphones are largely off-limits to collection agencies, but proposals by the White House and Congress could change that. Supporters say regulations have not kept up...
  • A push for more proof in debt-collection lawsuits

    A push for more proof in debt-collection lawsuits
    Marquis Jones doesn't believe she owes money on a credit-card account that a debt-buying company sued to collect from her. More importantly, though, the firm never proved she did. But because the Severn woman wasn't given notice of the lawsuit —...
  • Gilman twins thrilled to be national-level snowboarders

    Gilman twins thrilled to be national-level snowboarders
    With no pun intended, twins Christian and Ethan Coherd have experienced as many downs as they have ups as snowboarding competitors. For instance, although Ethan won four slalom races over two days at Ski Roundtop in Lewisberry, Pa., both boys have broken...
  • Montgomery Co. kayaker hopes third Olympics will be the charm

    Montgomery Co. kayaker hopes third Olympics will be the charm
    Scott Parsons keeps going. Long after the older brother he idolized growing up in Ohio quit his own competitive kayak racing career, long after the best friend he met through their kayaking families did the same, Parsons is like Peter Pan in a wet suit,...
  • Industry groups are working to reform debt collection

    The Baltimore Sun highlighted a significant issue involving the use of the courts by debt buyers to recover consumer debt they have purchased ("A push for more proof in debt-collection lawsuits," July 25). As the leading voice for credit and debt...
  • Michael S. Radcliffe, law firm partner, dies

    Michael S. Radcliffe, law firm partner, dies
    Michael S. Radcliffe, a partner in a Baltimore County law firm, died July 22 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, at his Timonium home. He was 54. Born in Silver Spring, Mr. Radcliffe moved to Timonium with his family when he was...
  • Olympic-size gift to Calif. food bank

    Kellogg Co. donated thousands of boxes of cereal with Michael Phelps' picture on them to the San Francisco Food Bank. Kellogg declined last month to renew its endorsement deal with the Olympic swimming star and Baltimore resident after a photo surfaced...
  • Uncovering hidden layers of Grace Hartigan

    Grace Hartigan, one of Baltimore's most distinguished painters, has been the subject of no less than three important exhibitions this month, at C. Grimaldis Gallery on Charles Street, at the ACA Galleries in New York City and at the Neuberger Museum of...