| Jan 4, 2014
| 6:59 AM
When the winter Olympics gets underway next month in Sochi, Russia, Under Armour's logo will be seen by millions of viewers around the globe as the Baltimore-based brand sponsors two U.S. teams and another from Canada.
The Olympic sponsorships —...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 4:22 PM
The wicked warm spell that bedeviled the region's ski areas last year has been broken. Snow guns, ably assisted by Wednesday's surprise storm, are turning the brownscape of late fall into the dazzling white of winter.
"That storm gave us a big kick. We'...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 5:29 PM
James Guyton plays basketball. But skiing?
Not so much; especially since it means being out in the cold.
When the Chesapeake Ski & Sports Club Inc. invites African-American teenagers to try a day on the slopes, members expect such resistance. It...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 11:58 AM
Liberty Mountain Resort (Carroll Valley, Pa.)
Distance from Baltimore: 60 miles
Drop: 600 feet
Notes: The southern most skiing area in Pennsylvania, the Liberty Mountain Resort is the closest to the...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 4:00 PM
Liberty Mountain Resort has $1 million in new snowmaking equipment ready to roar, but the ski area one hour northwest of Baltimore can't buy a flake this season.
The lifts are quiet at nearby Whitetail Resort, which has a Santa video on its website...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 5:30 PM
As a high school basketball player, Zoe Mayers was in an envious position. After all, she started at point guard as a sophomore for Park and appeared to be on track to be a team co-captain this winter.
It's just that as devoted as the Reisterstown...
| Apr 26, 2012
With no pun intended, twins Christian and Ethan Coherd have experienced as many downs as they have ups as snowboarding competitors.
For instance, although Ethan won four slalom races over two days at Ski Roundtop in Lewisberry, Pa., both boys have broken...
| Feb 26, 2010
| 4:22 PM
High winds driving around the west side of the big snowstorm now centered over Long Island reached more than 50 mph in gusts across parts of Central Maryland overnight. The winds contributed to thousands of power outages locally. Here's a sampling......
| Mar 29, 2014
| 11:52 PM
Editor's note: Costa Mesa High sophomore Sammy Swanson, a decorated snowboarder, is in Colorado to compete in the 2014 USA Snowboarding Assn. nationals in boardercross. This is his first-person diary of the trip:
I've been snowboarding since I was 4 1/2...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Adrian R. Huber
Madrid, 5 feb (EFE).- Un total de 88 países competirán en los Juegos Olímpicos de invierno más caros de la historia, los de Sochi (Rusia), donde mañana, jueves, arrancará la competición y el viernes se celebrará la Ceremonia Inaugural de...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 11:05 AM
If you're launching a new sport in this country and hope people will watch, there's one thing you definitely don't want: its biggest potential star to drop out just before the competition begins.
And there's one thing you definitely do want: big wins...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Winter Olympics are pushing snowboarding and other extreme sports as a way to boost the audience, but ladies figure skating remains one of the biggest draws on TV. Competition is as intense as ever this year, but it will be hard to top the days of...