| Oct 12, 2011
Howard County is a wonderful place to ride bikes. There are nearly 94 miles of bike pathways that weave among the villages in Columbia, and there many rural roads out in the county are suitable for riding. The scenery looks to be gorgeous this fall....
| Dec 19, 2011
| 1:56 PM
Swimming, cycling and running may seem like after-school activities, but for some students in the county, they're now part of a regular class.
Students in freshman physical education classes at Long Reach High School are a part of a pilot program,...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 8:04 AM
From Syd Lea's home in Taneytown, the Pennsylvania line is less than two miles away.
When the accomplished cyclist ventures outside from his home gymnasium, he often crosses the Mason-Dixon Line as part of his training regimen.
That's not the only...
| Dec 22, 2007
Major League Baseball officials have spoken of former Sen. George Mitchell's report on steroids as a way to put a stamp of understanding on the past and move toward a cleaner future.
But those who have battled doping for much longer in cycling, track and...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 4:40 PM
As we finish off 2013, here are a few things I'd like to see in the sports world for the New Year:
•An official announcement from the NFL that Los Angeles will finally have a team again (preferably the Rams, back where they belong).
The end of...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Back in the day, "Just do it" was the standard exercise mantra, a simple, silent pact between an individual and his or her motivation.
Well, that's so Rocky Balboa. Today's data-drenched workout world doesn't need no stinkin' willpower of steel —...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Family and friends on Monday mourned the death of Milton Olin Jr., the former Napster executive who was struck and killed by a sheriff’s patrol car in Calabasas.
Olin was killed Sunday afternoon as he was riding his bicycle on Mulholland Highway....
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Now that we’ve reached the Fall season with hunting, fishing and hiking in full swing, it’s time to look at some of the new gear that’s available to make you safer, comfortable and more secure in the wonderful outdoors to make it a...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:43 AM
International cycling's former chief has denied claims by Lance Armstrong that he participated in a doping coverup during the 1999 Tour de France.
Hein Verbruggen, former president of the international cycling union (UCI), offered his response Tuesday...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Pope Francis recently completed his first international trip, a weeklong jaunt to Brazil that included adulation, spirituality and, if you were the pontiff's chauffeur, utter embarrassment.
Francis' driver, you may have heard, took a wrong turn while...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Hey, pro cycling: move over on that trash heap, so there is some room for track and field.
Almost exactly a decade after the BALCO scandal all but destroyed track’s credibility, the sport is facing another legitimacy crisis.
Sunday, leading U.S....
| Apr 3, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Most Lehigh Valley cyclists and runners know that the place to go to pick up gear for their active lifestyle is the Spring Velofest, which takes Saturday, May 4 at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center in Trexlertown. Velofest features a variety of new, old...