| Jan 8, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Each week, when the weather allows, Jon Korin hops on his road bike and pedals far enough for a three-day tally that cyclists call a century ride — 100 miles.
This year, the retired Severna Park resident who grew up riding his bike to school...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 6:09 AM
Melissa Otterbein never has thought of herself as a world-class athlete, just someone who was persistent and worked hard to achieve her goals.
At Towson University, where she was a member of the swimming team, Otterbein made the Colonial Athletic...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:48 AM
October is a great month for outdoor sports in Maryland, a time when the crisp air and fall foliage make running or cycling especially enjoyable. Nonprofits have recognized the appeal of this season and created many events that give athletes a chance to...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:42 PM
I have to stop reading these depressing articles and books about some of today's professional athletes who turn out to be less than advertised. When I was a teenager, I had dozens of sports idols—from the late Bill Sharman, to Roberto Clemente and...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 7:59 PM
Lance Armstrong tried to shed his serious public persona Saturday in Ellicott City by poking fun at the elephant in a room about half-filled with triathletes: his lifetime competitive sporting ban.
His host, Brock Yetso, president of the Ulman Cancer...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 9:42 PM
Tuesday morning on CBS, Oprah Winfrey said that Lance Armstrong "brought it" to the interview she had taped with him the day before.
Now that we've seen the interview Thursday night, we know that isn't exactly true.
Yes, he admitted to doping and...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Baltimore City is at a transportation crossroads. We can move in the direction of a safer, healthier, more sustainable and economical city — the direction in which dozens of cities across America are moving — or fall back on prioritizing...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Despite his lifetime ban by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, organizers of a Howard County race are welcoming Lance Armstrong to town with open arms.
Organizers of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults announced the cyclist will race in their Half Full...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:43 PM
The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults announced Wednesday that Livestrong founder and cyclist Lance Armstrong will participate in the non-profit's third annual half full triathlon on Oct. 7, according to a news release.
Armstrong will be racing...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Organizers of the charitable Half Full Triathlon are thrilled Lance Armstrong will compete in their October Howard County race.
But critics in the sports community aren't sharing their enthusiasm.
Because Armstrong has been banned for life from all...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:08 AM
As soon as I heard that Lance Armstrong was coming to Columbia to participate in the REV3 Half Full Triathlon Oct. 7, my first thought was, "Oh, oh, we should get some serious noise about this one."
And, while there was a reaction, the results were a...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 6:30 AM
In describing the status of cyclist Lance Armstrong, reporter Jill Rosen somehow managed to turn from straight reportage to editorializing ("To host Lance Armstrong, triathlon drops sanctioning," Sept. 21).
Mr. Armstrong has not been proven guilty of...