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  • Coming thrills at Pennsylvania amusement parks

    Coming thrills at Pennsylvania amusement parks
    It seems 2015 will be the year for some unique new roller coasters in Pennsylvania. Hersheypark announced last week it will build a combination dark ride and roller coaster next year that will have elements of a fun house. That will boost the number...
  • Knoebels to debut first steel coaster with four inversions

    Knoebels to debut first steel coaster with four inversions
    It seems 2015 will be the year for some unique new roller coasters in Pennsylvania. ¬† Knoebel’s, better known for its old-school wooden coasters, has announced it will build its first steel roller coaster with four inversions, the park’s...
  • Teen of the Week: Downhill racer's Olympic dreams are inspired by her late father

    Teen of the Week: Downhill racer's Olympic dreams are inspired by her late father
    Nicole Reisinger started high school with the Class of 2015. She graduated this spring with the Broadneck High School Class of 2014. “As we were lining up for the graduation ceremony at the Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro, seniors were looking...
  • Camp Fire comes to Carroll

    Colleen Kelly, of Gamber, said it was a few years ago when she started to feel the pressure of running from meeting to meeting with her five children. "I had three girls in three different [Girl Scout] troops on different nights, meeting in different...
  • Aja Evans reveals the naked truth

    Aja Evans reveals the naked truth
    On a day when nearly all her body was exposed to the world, 2014 Olympic bobsled medalist Aja Evans was honing it for an attempt to reach elite status in another sport. The 26-year-old Chicagoan is among 22 athletes, along with swimming legend Michael...
  • U.S. bobsled dumps women's head coach

    U.S. bobsled dumps women's head coach
    The U.S. bobsled federation has let go women’s coach Todd Hays as part of organizational changes the federation says are not related to controversy over the 2014 Olympic team selection and sled pairings. Brian Shimer will replace him and coach...
  • Russian Olympic bobsled champ injured in attack

    Olympic bobsled champion Alexander Zubkov has been hospitalized after confronting attackers who entered the courtyard of his Moscow home and began smashing the Mercedes-Benz he received for winning two gold medals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games. The...
  • What to expect in travel in 2014: Big sporting events drive interest in this year's hottest locations

    (BPT) - Where's everybody going? The travel forecast for 2014 points to destinations inspired by a whole lot of sportsmanship and team spirit. Hot spots expected to trend this year include North American ski resorts catering to travelers looking for an...
  • Bird at Play: Let the Olympic Games Begin

    This weekend marks the opening of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. We've already heard about the Russian welcoming committee, especially for the LGBT community, the lack of security as multiple cyber hackers - including the government - all tap...
  • Taking the Kids -- and unleashing your inner Olympian

    Taking the Kids -- and unleashing your inner Olympian
    Bobsled, skeleton or speed-skating? Maybe your gang gets more excited about the jumps and twists snowboarders execute or watching ski racers bomb down the mountain. This year, do a lot more than just watch the Olympians as the Winter Games get under way...
  • Venturing out into Jamaica

    Venturing out into Jamaica
    Unless you're old enough to remember when Harry Belafonte was selling millions of calypso records, visiting Jamaica, for most leisure travelers, has come to mean three things: 1. All-inclusive resorts, most equipped with beaches. 2. Being advised by...
  • USA-1 overcomes tough sledding to win bobsled bronze

    USA-1 overcomes tough sledding to win bobsled bronze
    SOCHI, Russia — Down near the bottom of the track, shooting out of Turn 15, Steve Holcomb glanced at a time clock just off to the side. Bobsled pilots are not supposed to let their focus wander — not at 80-plus mph — but Holcomb...