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  • Should the Olympics suspend cycling?

    No, but UCI must go Philip Hersh Chicago Tribune Cycling gets to stay in the Olympics on one condition: the International Cycling Union leaders who turned a blind eye to doping (best case) or enabled it (more likely) must go. Ex-UCI President Hein...
  • Taking stock at Ravens' inside linebacker position minus Rolando McClain

    Taking stock at Ravens' inside linebacker position minus Rolando McClain
    The abrupt retirement of trouble-prone inside linebacker Rolando McClain shouldn't necessarily have a major impact on the state of the Ravens at the position. Here's the logic: 1. Despite his imposing size and first-round pedigree, McClain was never ...
  • Ravens linebacker Jameel McClain upbeat about medical outlook

    Ravens linebacker Jameel McClain upbeat about medical outlook
    Ravens starting inside linebacker Jameel McClain is upbeat about his medical outlook and has no restrictions on his exercise regimen as he continues to make steady progress in his recovery from a spinal cord contusion suffered in December. McClain is...
  • Hey, it worked for Rocky

    Hey, it worked for Rocky
    After three months away from football, the Bears reported to Halas Hall last week to begin their conditioning. If they are anything like Joe Anderson, they returned to Chicago in really good shape. A second-year receiver out of Texas Southern, Anderson...
  • All-area wrestling: Osceola standout's name synonymous with winning

    All-area wrestling: Osceola standout's name synonymous with winning
    When Fox Baldwin's parents were waiting for his birth, they decided they wanted to give him a first name that would stand out. "My wife and I were throwing out names, and she suggested Fox," Pete Baldwin Sr. said. "I didn't know it at the time, but it...
  • 2013 boys weightlifting honor roll leaders (final)

    2013 boys weightlifting honor roll leaders (final)
    Top performances by weight class for 2013 season: (*denotes state qualifiers) 119 415 Eric Long, Hagerty* (third in 2A) 410 Devin Weaver, New Smyrna Beach* (tied for eighth in 2A) 390 Michael Cortez, Harmony* (tenth in 2A) 380 Brandon Pendle,...
  • Timber Creek, Spruce Creek weightlifters qualify for World Championships

    Timber Creek, Spruce Creek weightlifters qualify for World Championships
    Several current and former Timber Creek and Port Orange Spruce Creek athletes have qualified to represent the United States in international weightlifting following strong showings at the USA Weightlifting National Junior Championships in California...
  • All-area girls lifter of year: Letter boosted Timber Creek state champ

    All-area girls lifter of year: Letter boosted Timber Creek state champ
    Kjayla Martin's father could sense the pressure on his daughter before the FHSAA girls weightlifting state meet. So Keith Martin went old school. He took out a pen and paper. "I wanted her to know that we loved her, and whatever happened, we were...
  • Pumping Iron: Study finds lifting weights may defend men against Type 2 Diabetes

    Pumping Iron: Study finds lifting weights may defend men against Type 2 Diabetes
    Royal Wright is just like millions of American men--fighting type 2 diabetes. He was diagnosed in 1991 and now he plans to build more muscle to tear down his type 2 diabetes. "I'm going to start to notice you know from this point to check and see that...
  • When to choose cosmetic surgery, and when not to

    When to choose cosmetic surgery, and when not to
    I don't have anything against cosmetic surgery. No amount of running or iron pumping was going to do anything about the genetically programmed dark circles under my eyes, so I got those things zapped with a nuclear-powered laser that made me twitch and...
  • Weighing yourself can be misleading

    Weighing yourself can be misleading
    Jen had been obese, had gastric bypass surgery and lost 80 pounds. She was walking five or six times a week — about 25 miles — and had started doing marathons. Then she started lifting weights twice a week to add some resistance training to...