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  • Michael Phelps to appear nude in ESPN The Magazine's 'Body Issue'

    Michael Phelps to appear nude in ESPN The Magazine's 'Body Issue'
    If you've ever said you've seen enough of Towson-born Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps for one lifetime, I submit to you evidence that you may have spoken too soon. Phelps, the record-setting Olympic swimmer, is one of 22 athletes appearing nude in ESPNĀ ...
  • A new outlook for Ravens left tackle Bryant McKinnie

    A new outlook for Ravens left tackle Bryant McKinnie
    Ravens veteran offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie was convinced he had assumed permanent residence inside coach John Harbaugh's doghouse. Between frequently facing concerns about his weight and conditioning, reporting late for training camp after saying...
  • School classifications shaken up to level playing field

    I have to give the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association a "well done" for trying to bring parity to our varsity athletic programs. Every two years, a reclassification committee at the MPSSAA sits down to see if the system has to be...
  • Bryant McKinnie gets tennis lessons from Venus, Serena Williams

    Bryant McKinnie gets tennis lessons from Venus, Serena Williams
    Football and tennis don't share much in common except perhaps that Raven tackle Bryant McKinnie is crazy about both. So much so that it got McKinnie into the famously gossipy Page Six section of the New York Post. The Post found the big man at Arthur...
  • Baltimore's Indy Car fantasy

    Baltimore's Indy Car fantasy
    Corporation, n. An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility. — Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary Big-time car racing, now among the most popular spectator sports, is coming to Baltimore. If local...
  • Tennis-Lucic-Baroni stuns Venus for first title in 16 years

    (Reuters) - Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni stunned Venus Williams 6-4 6-3 to win the Coupe Banque Nationale in Quebec City on Sunday, 16 years after her last WTA Title. It is a record for the longest gap between titles, following her previous triumph...
  • Nishikori takes Japan from tragedy to tennis elite

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For over three-quarters of a century men's tennis in Japan has played out like a kabuki tragedy, filled with decades of barren results, embarrassments and even a suicide. Although Kei Nishikori was beaten 6-3 6-3 6-3 by Marin Cilic...
  • U.S. Open women's final will offer chances for redemption

    Serena Williams will attempt to salvage a difficult year and Caroline Wozniacki will attempt to jump-start a career here Sunday. When they meet in the U.S. Open final in 23,000-seat Ashe Stadium, Williams will be the overwhelming favorite, as she almost...
  • Serena Stands In Way Of Wozniacki's First Grand Slam Title

    NEW YORK — Serena Williams will attempt to salvage a difficult year and Caroline Wozniacki will attempt to jump-start a career on Sunday. When they meet in the U.S. Open final in 23,000-seat Ashe Stadium, Williams will be the overwhelming favorite,...
  • Venus keeps up with sister Serena at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Venus Williams kept up with little sister Serena on Wednesday, beating 78th-ranked Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland in straight sets to advance to the third round of the U.S. Open. The 34-year-old, seven-times grand slam winner...
  • Errani triumphs over Venus after unforgettable moment

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - It was a tale of three sets that played out like three distinct matches, and in the end it was Italian Sara Errani roaring in triumph at the U.S. Open on Friday moments after shaking from excitement. Errani beat seven-times grand...
  • Lucic-Baroni turns back clock but looks to future

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A teary Mirjana Lucic-Baroni turned back the clock with a stunning upset win over second seed Simona Halep at the U.S. Open on Friday but was focussed on the future. The last time the 32-year-old beat a top five ranked player her...