| Oct 4, 2012
| 9:56 AM
The Harrison twins have picked Kentucky. Maryland fans weap. Under Amour employees continue searching for their next next big thing.
Aaron and Andrew Harrison, 6-5 twin guards out of Texas, will announce where they plan to...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:02 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Greg Knox was shirtless, with his chest painted orange and black, the last time the Orioles were in a playoff game, the finale of the 1997 American League Championship Series.
Knox, originally from Towson and a Calvert Hall...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 7:50 AM
It is said that when it comes to exercise, you get out what you put in. And for some women in Howard County, 20 minutes on the treadmill simply doesn’t produce satisfactory returns.
For these women, a workout means attacking a giant tire with a...
| Jan 2, 2012
There is a word in fitness/health/weight loss marketing that is toxic. Sometimes it is blatant, other times implied. I hate this word. The word is "only."
You have to work out only this teeny bit to get amazing results. You only have to take this pill to...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Can you wobble your way to buns of steel?
The popularity of "toning" shoes, whose unstable soles require you to work muscles harder to stay balanced, suggests consumers are banking on it.
Sales of toning shoes, which cost from $70 to upwards of $200 and...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Marketing executives at sports apparel company Under Armour had a lot to cheer about this month as the American women's soccer team made a run at the World Cup.
The team ultimately lost to Japan, but the international visibility the players received...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:52 AM
The NFL is rolling out its new Nike uniforms today in Brooklyn, where at least one player from each NFL team is on hand to model the newly designed jerseys. Players already are tweeting about their "new age" on-field fashions, and the NFL is staging the...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:57 AM
After nearly an hour of buildup Tuesday morning, the NFL and Nike -- the apparel company which has replaced Reebok as the league’s official apparel supplier -- revealed new uniforms for each of the 32 NFL teams at an event in New York City....
| Apr 8, 2012
| 8:23 AM
A 79-year-old Aurora woman has been missing since Friday and authorities from the west suburb believe she could be on the South Side of Chicago where she went to visit her daughter.
Lois L. Boyd, of the 0-99 block of South Stolp Avenue, was reported...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 6:44 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jennifer Vaughn needed to get in shape after law school. Emily McCart wanted a break from running.
Punching, jabbing and kicking a heavy boxing bag turned out to be just the workout they were looking for.
For women who crave an...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 4:14 PM
For decades, the NFL prohibited teams from accepting advertisements from casinos — and casinos couldn't woo the sport's rabid fan base as potential customers.
But last week, the league relaxed its policy, allowing franchises such as the Baltimore...