| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:30 AM
It's probably safe to assume most of us are looking forward to spring. It's no coincidence that snow is a four-lettered word. Especially after the past two weeks. But all this snow didn't prevent the youth of our neighborhood from accomplishing some...
| Feb 28, 2014
There's no denying the sense of determination, hunger and borderline anger that Hoover High senior wrestler Arthur Ghukasyan is feeling and using as his motivation in his final preparation before the two-day start of the CIF Southern Section Masters...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:55 PM
UFC 171 takes place Saturday night from Dallas, Texas with a series of high profile welterweight contests. In the main event, Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler will fight to crown a new UFC welterweight champion. Longtime champion Georges St. Pierre...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 10:17 PM
Just two days earlier, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey was in the center of a media storm that descended upon the Glendale Fighting Club for her open workout.
On Wednesday, Rousey was back at it, joining opponent Sara McMann, along with Daniel...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:33 PM
LOS ANGELES — As the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia are well underway across the globe, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey is well underway in her preparation for her own Olympic showdown.
Rousey, a former two-time Olympic judoka and the first...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:51 PM
Both popular Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters who are big draws long known as much for their gift of gab as their stellar skills inside the octagon, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and UFC top-10 light heavyweight Chael...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Dr. Joseph S. Ardinger, a retired obstetrician and gynecologist who delivered more than 4,000 babies in nearly 50 years of medical practice, died Monday of complications from pneumonia Monday at Howard County General Hospital. The Ellicott City resident...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Sitting quietly along the ring apron in the background of a bustling gym, Marina Shafir is approached for an autograph.
Shafir happily obliges and proceeds to scribble her signature across a martial arts belt, signing her very first autograph in the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:14 PM
There is no love lost between Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate, and that will play out on the center stage of reality television every Wednesday night in the coming weeks.
Already a trailblazer in the world of women’s mixed martial arts — and...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 5:41 PM
In the aftermath of just two minutes and 18 seconds of a professional mixed martial arts career, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey proclaimed herself ready, willing, able and destined to be the next Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion....
| Dec 28, 2013
| 10:24 PM
LAS VEGAS — “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey winning by armbar has been a familiar ending to every one of the Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight champion’s fights.
On Saturday night at UFC 168 in Las Vegas at the MGM...