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The inaugural class of the Towson High School Athletics Hall of Fame, featuring Michael Phelps (2003), Randy Dase (1972), Sue Beeler (1958), Billy Jones (1964), Jaimee Reynolds (1998) and Jack Thomas (1970), will be honored April 19 at halftime of the...
From 1909 until 1939, marathons were run from Laurel to Washington or Baltimore. After the first few marathons, they not only became AAU-sanctioned, but the race was one of the qualifying marathons for the U.S. Olympic team. There was one constant in...
A professional track athlete representing Jamaica for 12 years, Sanjay Ayre has won a race on every continent except Antarctica. His medal collection includes a bronze from the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, a gold from the 2004 World Championships in...
Text of the letter: Dear Mayor: As you may know, the United States Olympic Committee is currently considering a bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. As we explore this exciting possibility, we are actively seeking to gauge the interest of U....
Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recommended that wrestling be removed from the 2020 Olympic Games. The recommendation was ultimately made by secret ballot of several rounds, and wrestling was voted out from a final group that included...
The Maryland men's outdoor track and field team will be able to operate at least until the school enters the Big Ten in July 2014, Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson said in a news release Tuesday. Maryland said the $888,000 raised via private...
The man most responsible for the popularity of the sport of triathlon in Howard County has decided to retire. Robert "Vigo" Vigorito, who founded the Columbia Triathlon Association, will be stepping down as of Dec. 31. It all started for Vigorito in the...
As an NBA assistant coach since retiring after a Hall of Fame career, Patrick Ewing might have a better seat than many of his contemporaries to compare this year's U.S. Olympic men's basketball team to the fabled Dream Team of 20 years ago. Ewing was one...
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,...
When Angel McCoughtry steps on the floor of Basketball Arena in London later this month, she won't play in front of the largest crowd of her life. In her country's opening game against Croatia on July 28, the Baltimore native won't face the best...
The research involved laser scans, underwater video and special animation software. And it took thousands of hours of computer time to run simulations that crunched complex fluid mechanics equations. All of this scientific firepower was thrown at one...
The Baltimore SunEach morning, Monday through Friday, we'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday. ** Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis arrived at training camp Wednesday. Find out why you just...
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