RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Special Olympics

Special Olympics
A collection of news and information related to Special Olympics published by this site and its partners.

Top Special Olympics Articles

Displaying items 61-72
  • A year after slaying, Giddings family still coping with loss

    A year after slaying, Giddings family still coping with loss
    It took almost a full year for Karen Giddings to come out of the fog that surrounded her after her daughter Lauren's death. As the numbness ebbed away, pain flooded in. Now, Giddings is trying to turn that pain into a focus — to keep the memory of...
  • Flacco talks about fatherhood, support of Special Olympics

    Flacco talks about fatherhood, support of Special Olympics
    For those of you who are worried that Joe Flacco might be overwhelmed and overtired after the birth of his first child, the Ravens quarterback wants you to know that he's sleeping just fine these days. "My wife does a great job. I can't complain....
  • After months of rehab, Cary Williams is ready for training camp, challenge from Smith

    After months of rehab, Cary Williams is ready for training camp, challenge from Smith
    When the Ravens get together Thursday for their first full-team practice of training camp, Cary Williams knows exactly where he’s going to be, and it’s certainly not on the sideline with his helmet in hand.    “I plan on just going...
  • As training camp nears, Flacco not stressing about potential contract extension

    As training camp nears, Flacco not stressing about potential contract extension
    Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco will report to training camp Monday, and he said that it doesn’t matter one bit whether his contract situations is resolved quickly or not. “If it happens, it happens,” Flacco said tonight. “I see...
  • Ripken foundation hosts summit on preventing abuse of child athletes

    Ripken foundation hosts summit on preventing abuse of child athletes
    — As Cal Ripken Jr. watched the news unfold of the sexual abuse committed by Jerry Sandusky at Penn State University, he decided to take on the chief question before the sporting community: "What can we do to make kids safer?" The Orioles Hall...
  • Phelps holds keys to his future as corporate pitchman and swimming advocate

    Phelps holds keys to his future as corporate pitchman and swimming advocate
    They streamed into the Speedo-sponsored party, world-class athletes set free after four years of training and one week of competing on their sport's biggest stage. Now that their Olympics were over, swimmers from around the world would spend this night...
  • Howard County Briefs

    'Houses of Hope' The Columbia mall hosts the Cool Kids Campaign's exhibition, "Houses of Hope," continuing through Saturday, Aug. 18, at 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. The exhibition consists of 12 handmade birdhouses painted by current and...
  • What Michael Phelps can learn from Cal Ripken's example

    What Michael Phelps can learn from Cal Ripken's example
    John Maroon is uniquely positioned to offer an opinion on the superstar athlete turned businessman. His firm, Maroon PR, represents Cal Ripken Jr. He’s worked with the former Orioles star on and off since 1995, in the process ushering perhaps the...
  • Towson man's Olympic spirit touches many during Summer Games

    Towson man's Olympic spirit touches many during Summer Games
    The Baltimore County Special Olympics swim team begins and ends each of its practices with a cheer. "As a Special Olympian, what's your job?" asks Jay Silverman, the team's coach. "Do our best," the swimmers respond. "As a team, what's your job?" he...
  • Arbutus Ravens Roost ready for AFC Championship

    Arbutus Ravens Roost ready for AFC Championship
    In light of the Ravens' double-overtime playoff win over Denver Jan. 11, Ravens Roost 97 in Arbutus is gearing up for another week of celebration. Jim McCain, president of Roost 97, said he can't wait to watch the Jan. 20 game against the New England...
  • Bits & Pieces: Howard County has come a long way

    I have been asked on many occasions to list the most significant changes that I have witnessed in the time that I have been involved in Howard County sports since 1971. Some of the changes are for the good, others are not. Here's a list that I came up...
  • Special Olympics announces new leader in Harford County

    Special Olympics Maryland has named Stacy Alford as an area, county director team. Alford was born and raised in Baltimore County. She moved to Harford County in 2008 and lives in the Forest Hill area of the county. She is a professional with a national...