| Aug 11, 2011
When Ronda Rousey was but a little girl – shy and hushed – her dad bestowed upon her words to live by.
Tragically, Ron Rousey was dead when Ronda was just 8 years old. His words, however, lived on.
"He's the one that told me I'd win a gold...
| Oct 18, 2011
Andrew A. "Andy" Dantzler, an optical engineer who was program area manager for civilian space at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, died Thursday of cardiac arrest at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The longtime Sykesville resident was 49....
| Nov 18, 2011
With all the buzz and hype that accompanied Ronda Rousey’s Strikeforce mixed-martial-arts debut, it was rather tepid in comparison to the whirlwind of talking heads and media meet-and-greets that the Glendale-trained grappler has had to deal with as...
| Nov 19, 2011
It was the same story for Ronda Rousey.
It was the same unbelievably impressive, undeniably devastating story for the rapid-rising mixed-martial-arts star.
In just 49 seconds, Rousey secured a gruesome armbar to coax a submission from Julia Budd on...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 7:04 PM
A lot of people might ask, what would a kid do with $200?
But one Pay it Forward giver wants to give the money to an 11-year-old girl from Camp Hill.
"She's one of those understanding people who works hard and she is not obnoxious, she doesn't get a lot...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 4:48 PM
With his team more than 100 points ahead of the rest of the field and well on its way to a third straight Chicago Public League championship, Lane coach Mark Miedona took a few minutes to reflect on the last four years.
And give thanks for second...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 6:03 PM
Borrowing jargon from the world of professional wrestling — a world in which mixed-martial-arts phenom "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey is not completely unfamiliar with — the Glendale-trained judoka has no doubt taken the role of the heel leading up to...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 7:50 PM
Less than a year ago, Ronda Rousey was broke, with barely enough money to buy food for her dog Mochi and driving a car without air conditioning and a busted window.
Less than a year ago, the former two-time United States Olympian in judo was just...
| Mar 6, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Some competitive wrestlers are known to drop weight in a short amount of time before a competition. They may not be the only athletes to do so, according to a new study that found similar weight loss practices among judo......
| Jan 25, 2009
As a sophomore on Lancaster (Texas) High's basketball team, Jericka Jenkins stood out for several reasons.
She was honing the skills that would lead to district co-offensive player of the year honors from the Dallas Morning News two seasons later. She...
| Jun 1, 2008
On a Sunday afternoon in March 1970, Dr. George Reardon photographed me in degrading, sexually provocative poses in his office at St. Francis Hospital.
It was just another day for the doctor. Afterward, he stopped at Arthur Drug on Farmington Avenue...