| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 19, 2013
|| AFL || Orlando@Cleveland || CBSSN7 ||
|| Autos || Global Rallycross Championship || ESPN4:30 ||
|| MLB || Yankees@Boston || 45, 54 ||
|| Dodgers@Washington || MASN, 97 ||
|| Orioles@Texas || MASN2, 138 ||...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:38 AM
Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for July 8, 2013.
Andy Murray's Wimbledon win had far more interest than usual for a Sunday topic, while associated searches also did well on Google. Meanwhile, the search engine was itself a trending topic...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 9:52 AM
The question now is: who’s getting more out of Lance Armstrong’s doping confession, the disgraced cyclist himself or Oprah?
I say that because Oprah Winfrey -- the Doyenne of Drama, the High Priestess of Pathos -- was busy Tuesday flacking...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 2:21 PM
When Lance Armstrong met last month with his own personal Javert, Travis Tygart of the anti-doping agency, he said after the frustrating meeting, "You don't hold the keys to my redemption.
"Only one person holds the keys to my redemption, and that's me,...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:08 AM
Lance Armstrong's well-orchestrated apology tour has brought back a bad memory: all the wasted hours I spent reading his book, "It's Not About the Bike." I was one of many readers captivated by his dramatic tale: hot-headed young rider gets felled by...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 9:39 PM
Look toward London
Iliana Limón Romero
The London Olympics delivered the most compelling storylines of 2012. Gabby Douglas was not considered a contender for the women's gymnastics all-around gold medal at the beginning of the year,...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 9:36 AM
As a longtime fan of bicycle racing — I was on the finish line in Paris in 1986 when Greg LeMond became the first American to win the Tour de France — I followed Lance Armstrong's career with intense excitement as he took cycling from the...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Somewhere on a lonely road in Kansas, about halfway through his 2,989.5-mile bicycle trek across the United States, Christoph Strasser, a 30-year-old former bike messenger, made a decision.
He wouldn't simply win the Race Across America, the famously...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Lance Armstrong has been rightly condemned for cheating. It takes skill, raw talent and extreme drive just to complete the Tour de France. However, to use unlawful measures to win it takes a complete unraveling of one's moral compass and a breakdown in...
| 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...