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  • Howard County's Worley twins are Special Olympics standouts

    There was a time when John Worley could keep up with his boys. They'd run together and as Worley slowed with age, his twin boys, Mark and Bruce, kept on running, accelerating out of the back of the pack, striding on to Special Olympics Maryland medals and...
  • Mike Massey goes from hustling pool to the Hall of Fame

    Mike Massey goes from hustling pool to the Hall of Fame
    He has been in five movies, 40 countries and thousands of pool rooms. He met his wife, Francine, giving her a lesson in the game. Mike Massey grew up in a little town near Knoxville, Tenn. "on the other side of the tracks" and wound up in his sport's Hall...
  • Sherry Wheelock: In shadow of World Cup, Florida athletes train for world stage

    In the colorful whirlwind that surrounds the World Cup, fans lose themselves in the passionate play and celebration inherent in the game. Yet in the shadows of this world-wide event, something smaller, but no less important, is brewing — it's the...
  • Salem's Mitchell Farm A Refuge For Retired Horses

    Salem's Mitchell Farm A Refuge For Retired Horses
    Nothing puts spring in the step of a senior citizen quite like a well-planned retirement, even if that senior is a horse. Orion, a handsome black Morgan, pranced and whinnied on a late spring day while surveying his new home at Mitchell Farm Equine...
  • From the water to the sumo ring for Liz Seward

    From the water to the sumo ring for Liz Seward
    There is really no easy way to connect the dots linking the two sports Liz Seward has chosen to pursue in her life. And the sports couldn't be more different. When Seward, 25, graduated from Burroughs High in 2006, she was a decorated water polo...
  • Wednesday's college and local multi-sport roundup: Norfolk State adds two transfers in men's basketball

    Colleges: Men’s basketball: Norfolk State added a pair of transfers from Division I programs. Anell Alexis, a 6-foot-6, 185-pound wing, averaged 4.6 points and 3.0 rebounds in 72 games over three seasons for Marist. He will be eligible to...
  • 'Northwest Ride Of Dreams' - Win a 2012 custom Harley Sportster

    'Northwest Ride Of Dreams' - Win a 2012 custom Harley Sportster
    Each year, law enforcement throughout the country raises money to send Special Olympic athletes to the World Games. This year, Washington's Most Wanted is proud to once again team-up with officers from across our state for the annual "Northwest Ride of...
  • Michelle and Yao: Get the picture?

    Michelle and Yao: Get the picture?
    There may be more than a two-foot difference in height between the Houston Rockets' Yao Ming and figure skater Michelle Kwan, but both have similar iconic stature in their country and sport. And that is why they were together at a gala dinner Friday...
  • L.A. to Host Special Olympics Summer World Games in 2015

    L.A. to Host Special Olympics Summer World Games in 2015
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The city of Los Angeles has beaten out South Africa to host the Special Olympics Summer World Games in 2015. The games are expected to draw over 7,000 athletes and more than half-a-million visitors to the Southland. Olympic and...
  • McClenahan brings home Special Olympics

    McClenahan brings home Special Olympics
    Wednesday afternoon's Special Olympics press conference happened exactly the way Glendale resident Patrick McClenahan envisioned. McClenahan, chairman of the Los Angeles Bid Committee, was joined by dignitaries, athletes, politicians and celebrities at a...