| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:43 AM
International cycling's former chief has denied claims by Lance Armstrong that he participated in a doping coverup during the 1999 Tour de France.
Hein Verbruggen, former president of the international cycling union (UCI), offered his response Tuesday...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Back in the day, "Just do it" was the standard exercise mantra, a simple, silent pact between an individual and his or her motivation.
Well, that's so Rocky Balboa. Today's data-drenched workout world doesn't need no stinkin' willpower of steel —...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:26 AM
With a documentary about Lance Armstrong's fall from grace already set for release next month, two feature films about the cyclist are now in a race to hit theaters.
On Tuesday, the production company Working Title announced Ben Foster had been cast as...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Bicyclist Lance Armstrong was once a hero: When his bestselling memoir "It's Not About the Bike" was published by Putnam in 2000, Armstrong had beaten cancer and gone on to win the Tour de France. Armstrong's fame continued -- he went on to win the Tour...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:30 PM
If sports stories often fascinate for the ways in which they form distilled metaphors for human existence -- the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat and everything in between -- the saga of Lance Armstrong is particularly intriguing as an examination...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Pope Francis recently completed his first international trip, a weeklong jaunt to Brazil that included adulation, spirituality and, if you were the pontiff's chauffeur, utter embarrassment.
Francis' driver, you may have heard, took a wrong turn while...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:45 PM
The constant clash of the Lance Armstrong mythology versus medal-stripped reality gives a surreal quality to Alex Gibney's clear-eyed documentary "The Armstrong Lie."
It's all fascinating watching, starting with exceptional race footage that captures...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Now that we’ve reached the Fall season with hunting, fishing and hiking in full swing, it’s time to look at some of the new gear that’s available to make you safer, comfortable and more secure in the wonderful outdoors to make it a...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:27 AM
For 23 years, Penny Troutner has owned Light Street Cycles in Federal Hill. And she had seen bicycles on Baltimore's streets, for recreation and transportation, even before she opened her bike shop. But Troutner holds up 2011 as the year she noticed...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Each week, when the weather allows, Jon Korin hops on his road bike and pedals far enough for a three-day tally that cyclists call a century ride — 100 miles.
This year, the retired Severna Park resident who grew up riding his bike to school...
| Feb 4, 2014
Re "Athletes run out of Death Valley," Feb. 2
I read with great sadness that the athletes are being run out of Death Valley at the same time the region is being filled with more and more tourists in motorized vehicles.
How ironic that on the day...