| Jul 24, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Towson resident Charlotte Smith and her family are traveling to London this week to return to the scene of her father's Olympic basketball triumph.
"I've heard about the Olympics from my dad all my life," said Smith, the middle school dean at St. Paul...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 5:46 PM
Silence is golden
These days, silence holds just as much power — and maybe more — in sports than words.
Perhaps that is why the International Olympic Committee president dug his feet in the ground against...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 10:02 AM
In September 1972, the world watched in disbelief as 11 Israeli athletes were murdered by the Palestinian terrorist organization "Black September" at the Summer Olympic Games in Munich. The story, and Israel's decade-long retaliation, have been captured...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 12:01 PM
Fresh off his trip abroad, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama of undermining America's competitiveness in international sports competitions.
"We have a president who apologizes for America's athletic...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 2:40 PM
The Olympic flame may not be extinguished along the Chesapeake Bay.
A key organizer of the region's unsuccessful bid for the 2012 Summer Games is gauging interest in making a run at the 2024 Games. Dan Knise, president and CEO of the Washington-Baltimore...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 5:05 PM
The darkened arena pulsed with anticipation, the thousands of spectators roaring and their cameras flashing like giant fireflies as the boxers swaggered in, punching the air, bouncing on the balls of their feet and glaring like gladiators. And then, the...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 1:11 PM
The International Cycling Union's announcement today that it was stripping superstar athlete Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles over charges of illegal doping effectively ended one of the most celebrated sports careers in recent memory....
| Aug 13, 2012
International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge finally acknowledged Sunday that Usain Bolt is the greatest sprinter in history.
Even after the Jamaican's unprecedented gold-medal sweep of the 100 meters, 200 meters and 400-meter relay in back-...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 12:19 PM
What you need to understand about Augusta National Golf Course's decision to admit women for the first time is this: It was never about golf.
For those who supported the 80-year-old home of the Masters, it was about the right of a private club to...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Soaking in a bath tub, Michael Phelps wears nothing but a small swimsuit, a pair of goggles atop his head and a stern look. Next to him, a pair of blue jeans spills from a Louis Vuitton bag.
It marks a sophisticated turn as a pitchman for the Baltimore...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 6:30 PM
TriColumbia – the Mid-Atlantic’s premier endurance event production company –announced that founder, CEO, and race director Robert “Vigo” Vigorito will retire after three decades with the organization.
| Jul 26, 2011
| 1:20 PM
While the first official test event for the 2012 Olympics was taking place nearby, local sports fans Neal Weekes and Gordon Cunningham were talking about the Summer Games over a beer at the Mitre Hotel pub in Greenwich.
"Greatest thing ever to happen...