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By Sports Digest | June 21, 2010
Washington DC Triathlon D.C. Mayor Fenty finishes 16th in inaugural competition Washington Mayor Adrian Fenty highlighted a field of more than 2,000 competitors Sunday in the inaugural Washington DC Triathlon, which featured Sprint and Olympic distance courses that wound through the city's monumental corridors before finishing along Pennsylvania Avenue. Competing in the Elite Olympic category, Fenty finished 16th in with a time of 2 hours, 19 minutes, 14 seconds.
By PETER SCHMUCK | February 21, 2005
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - In every life, there should come at least one moment of perfect clarity, and mine came yesterday when Sidney Ponson told me that I ought to think about losing some weight. It's time to get my act together, so I'm going on the Sidney Ponson Diet, which is a little like the South Beach Diet, except that you actually spend a lot of time at South Beach while you're on it. "I eat grilled fish every day," Sidney said. "I eat meat only once a week and pasta once a week."
By Chris Kaltenbach and Chris Kaltenbach,SUN STAFF | February 12, 1996
Happy 187th, Mr. Lincoln.* "The American Experience" (9 p.m.-10 p.m., MPT, Channels 22 and 67) -- "The Wright Stuff" is a quiet look at Wilbur and Orville Wright, who took time from their jobs making bicycles to invent the airplane. Not the best or most enthralling "American Experience," it's still interesting stuff. PBS.* "Partners" (9:30 p.m.-10 p.m., WBFF, Channel 45) -- In a sweeps week coup that can't be making NBC happy, Jennifer Aniston of "Friends" shows up as a new girlfriend who asks Bob (Jon Cryer)
By Sandra McKee and Sandra McKee,Evening Sun Staff | August 2, 1991
EMMITSBURG -- We are ready for the worst. People who had been through it before said it would be tough. Grueling. We smile, innocently. And after the first session of Wes Unseld's/Gatorade Fantasy Camp, we pooh-pooh, "Piece of cake!"THE ORDEAL: The 35 campers -- 33 men and two women -- ardivided into four teams as Unseld, the Washington Bullets coach, thanks all for signing up, explaining, "I have to thank you, because I don't have any idea why anybody would want to do this."No sooner is the welcoming address over when we are stretching and knocking off two laps around Knott Arena on the Mount St. Mary's campus.
By Tim Smith, The Baltimore Sun | June 18, 2010
"I'm so happy my husband doesn't know who I am," Carolyn Williams said. No, she's not a misbehaving housewife on some tacky TV show. Williams was attributing her fresh rush of cheer to her participation in the inaugural BSO Academy, which wrapped up an intensive week of activities for adult amateur musicians with a "donor appreciation concert" and party on Saturday at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Nearly 50 people from around the region paid up to $1,650 for this new community outreach venture by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, a camp for grownups who wanted to take their musical interests to a different level.
By JOHN EISENBERG | March 10, 1994
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Most of the Orioles took the winter off. They worked on their golf swings. They bought new cars. They did whatever it is that 25-year-olds do when they earn more than 25 schoolteachers put together and don't have to get up until noon.But what did Jack Voigt, the hardest-working man in show business, do on his winter vacation?Played ball. Fought a batting slump. Got ripped in the papers. Worried about dodging election-related violence in Venezuela. Oh, and got shaken awake one night by an earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale.
By Gary Lambrecht and Gary Lambrecht,SUN STAFF | April 3, 1998
The Ravens believe they are on the verge of making the NFL playoffs, and by the midpoint of the 1998 season, they should have a pretty good idea about the validity of those projections.The regular-season schedule released yesterday by the NFL shows the Ravens will be tested early and often, particularly by their AFC Central Division rivals.The team will christen its new stadium at Camden Yards at 1: 01 p.m. on Sept. 6 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the reigning divisional champions who have beaten the Ravens in three of their four meetings.
By Bonnie DeSimone and Bonnie DeSimone,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 30, 2004
PHILADELPHIA - Over the course of eight years bookended by Olympic gold medals in Athens, Ga., and Athens, Greece, the most important question facing the U.S. women's soccer team was usually "What's next?" That question has been replaced by "What now?" With no major tournaments scheduled for the next two years, no professional league to keep newer players in the public eye and some entrenched personalities ending or winding down their careers, the team that bushwhacked its way into mainstream sports consciousness wants to keep from getting lost in the jungle of the marketplace.
May 30, 2005
NATIONAL Terrorism enemy undefined The Bush administration "has yet to arrive at a clear definition of the enemy or the aim in the war on terrorism," according to a new report published by a leading researcher at the U.S. Army War College. And the cost of lacking a coherent strategy is quickly rising, the report says. [Page 3a] Men rescued from mountain Three men attempting to climb Canada's highest peak were rescued after being stranded for five days on the storm-battered mountain near the Alaska border.
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