| Sep 9, 2014
| 2:08 PM
I met with some key figures from the Soccer Association of Columbia at its facility at Covenant Park this past Monday on request of Jim Carlan, who has held just about every position in that club over the years.
I met with John Ellinger, the club's...
| May 14, 2014
Catonsville Community College had no athletic facilities of its own in its early years after the school opened in the fall of 1957, so its first athletic director had to innovate.
Jack Manley found all kinds of places to hold classes: The bowling...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 12:04 AM
Elizabeth Pelton says she felt like "the little kid in a candy store."
From a swimming standpoint, why wouldn't she? She had just finished second in the 200-meter backstroke final at the Phillips 66 National Championships on June 25 and swam a...
| May 21, 2012
| 10:47 AM
Kentucky has the Derby. Maryland, of course, is home to the Preakness Stakes. And Pennsylvania boasts the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, an annual celebration of all things equestrian that dates back well over a century.
"It started as a one-day...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 8:04 AM
From Syd Lea's home in Taneytown, the Pennsylvania line is less than two miles away.
When the accomplished cyclist ventures outside from his home gymnasium, he often crosses the Mason-Dixon Line as part of his training regimen.
That's not the only...
| Aug 7, 2003
EAGLE, Colo. - Seemingly oblivious to the media and fan frenzy outside the courtroom, a stoic Kobe Bryant stood yesterday before an Eagle County judge who scheduled an Oct. 9 preliminary hearing in the felony sexual assault case against him.
| Sep 2, 2014
The best is yet to come, Varvara Lepchenko said.
She's played on the U.S. Olympic Team at the 2012 Summer Games in London. She's been ranked as high as No. 19 in the world. She's defeated top-10 players.
Still, at age 28, Lepchenko is searching for...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Orland Park residents might not have heard of U.S. Army Capt. Ronald L. Zinn, but an Eagle Scout candidate is hoping that changes soon.
Tim Klotz, 14, a freshman at Providence Catholic High School and a member of Boy Scout Troop 383, led efforts to...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:12 PM
Los Angeles has been awarded the 2016 men's and women's Olympic marathon trials, a prestigious event that fits the city's hope of bringing the Summer Games back in 2024.
The U.S. Olympic Team Trials-Marathon will be held Feb. 13, 2016, and will...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Russian officials are depriving U.S. Olympic athletes of their greek yogurt.
A shipment of Chobani yogurt headed for the athletes in Sochi has been blocked. There are 5,000 cups of blueberry, strawberry, peach and plain Chobani being held in a...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Ralph Lauren made fashion news Thursday at New York Fashion Week by launching the first Polo women's collection on the runway, showing 25 looks before his high-end Collection pieces.
He told the industry publication Women's Wear Daily that he was...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:40 PM
NEW YORK — When the U.S. Olympic Team's opening ceremony sweaters were unveiled last month, the social media reaction to the star-spangled red, white and blue patchwork knit cardigans was overwhelmingly negative.
It seemed as if every armchair...