| Mar 25, 2012
Facing a cupboard bare of medals and reeling from scandals, the once-proud U.S. bobsled and skeleton program was at rock bottom the year of the 2006 Winter Olympics.
The helping hands that reached out to restore stability and glory came from an unusual...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:04 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Michael Phelps on Friday won the race he loves to hate: the brutal, all-four-strokes endurance contest, the 400-meter individual medley at the Grand Prix.
Setting a new record for the meet, Phelps powered past Tyler Clary, to finish at...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 7:35 PM
That door Michael Phelps keeps slamming on ever again swimming the exhausting 400-meter individual medley race? Apparently, it's a revolving one.
After the Baltimore swimmer raced to a record-setting finish in the 400 IM at the Indianapolis Grand Prix...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 7:27 PM
Marlee Paton, Loyola
Sophomore, Seaholme, Australia, midfielder
Paton's leadership on a freshman-laden offense proved critical to the Greyhounds running away with a 17-11 Big East victory over previously unbeaten and No. 6 Notre Dame on Sunday. A...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:28 PM
Each week, The Baltimore Sun publishes a Q&A with an area college lacrosse player to help you become more acquainted with the player and his/her team. Today's guest is Vanderbilt senior midfielder Ally Carey, a John Carroll graduate and The Sun's 2008...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 6:10 PM
She may not be horse racing's new Zenyatta, but Royal Delta ran a stirring race to win the $2 million Ladies Classic for the second year in a row.
The race was one of the few formful things to happen Friday at Santa Anita on the first of two days of...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The last time the McDonogh boys soccer team did not reach the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference championship game was 2005.
With one quick burst and a poised finish, Calvert Hall senior forward Jacob Bender ended that streak...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 5:00 AM
For more than 65 years, Fulbright scholarships have been awarded to our country's most accomplished students, scholars, teachers, artists and scientists.
Since its founding in 1946, 43 Fulbright alumni have been awarded the Nobel Prize and 81 have...
| May 29, 2012
| 5:34 PM
The soccer term "friendly" can be a misnomer, depending on the teams playing the match and the circumstances surrounding it.
For a U.S. side trying to reinvent itself after a disappointing performance in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa while...
| May 30, 2012
| 8:55 PM
The list of Brazilian soccer legends began with the incomparable Pele, who as a 17-year-old led his country to the first of five World Cups in 1958. It has continued, nearly unabated, for a half-century.
Now, it's Neymar's star turn.
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Before trainer Michael Matz can find out if Union Rags will get the clean trip he failed to get at the Kentucky Derby, the promising colt must hope for some luck with traffic.
Union Rags, like all of the horses set to run in the 144th Belmont on...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Really, the frustration began at last year’s Belmont.
That’s when Animal Kingdom, Graham Motion’s finest horse to date, was cut off and, while veering away, clipped heels and almost tossed his jockey. It took a thunderous run at the end...