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By Edward Lee, The Baltimore Sun | August 26, 2013
Despite a 6-foot-2, 220-pound frame, Morgan State outside linebacker Christopher Robinson was a novice in the weight room during his first year at the university, and that inexperience showed during a session with Josh Bush, the strength and conditioning coach. "One time, he had to correct me because I was doing it in the wrong fashion. I was truly eager to get into the weight room," Robinson recalled. "But one thing that I did show was that I wanted to get to college and I wanted to get bigger.
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By Susan Reimer, The Baltimore Sun | January 24, 2013
Steve Bisciotti was still a minority owner of the Baltimore Ravens when planning began for the team's new training facility in Owings Mills. After his staff canvassed other National Football League teams about what they liked, or might do differently, in their headquarters, he turned the team's wish list over to an architect. He wasn't pleased with the results. "He said it looked like his junior high," said Kevin Byrne, the Ravens' senior vice president for public relations. "He said he wanted something warm, welcoming and something that looked like it had been here for 100 years.
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By Rick Belz and Rick Belz,SUN STAFF | February 1, 2004
Theories abound as to why Rogers Barnes is a late bloomer - not making a name for himself in either football or basketball until this, his senior year. But there is no doubt that Barnes is one of the most dynamic basketball players in the county this season and a key reason the Hawks (11-2 overall and in the Howard County league) are one of the county's top teams. He leads River Hill in scoring with a 14.8 average, and his defensive skills are equally impressive. Barnes normally guards the opposing team's top scoring threat and averages a team-high six steals.
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By Sherry Joe and Sherry Joe,Sun Staff Writer | March 3, 1994
The Roger Carter Neighborhood Center in Ellicott City is slated for a $1.3 million face-lift next year that would include a two-story addition, new pool, picnic facility and more parking."
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By John W. Stewart and John W. Stewart,SUN STAFF | September 9, 1998
Increasingly in the past few years, it has become easy to find the most dedicated athletes, regardless of their sport. They're in the weight room.Scientific, as well as athletic journals detail the advantages of weight training when done properly. More people are understanding how muscles are used in the performance of their sports.In the past, many people wrinkled their noses at the sport of weightlifting. Weightlifters attracted attention in Olympic years, but otherwise usually went unnoticed.
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By Jeff Zrebiec | May 8, 2012
The Ravens continued their busy Tuesday, announcing a three-year contract extension with hard-hitting safety Bernard Pollard. Pollard had one year remaining on his contract, but he's now signed through 2015. After signing with the Ravens as a free agent last offseason, Pollard, 27, made an immediate impact and finished the season with 75 total tackles (55 solo), two sacks, one interception, a career-high 13 passes defended and three forced fumbles. He started 15 of the Ravens' 18 games.
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By DAVID SELIG and DAVID SELIG,SUN REPORTER | July 25, 2006
When 104 Arundel High students began to congregate on the school's tennis courts shortly before 9 a.m. last Wednesday, it looked like the start of a day of summer camp. Most of the students wore shorts and tank tops, appearing a bit sluggish at what many teenagers consider an early hour for the summer. But it became clear they weren't about to play kickball when three Arundel coaches broke them into 20 lines stretching across the court. In the next 65 minutes, the student-athletes - most of whom play football, but including girls from the field hockey, track and basketball teams - went through a series of jogging warm-up exercises, nine 100-yard sprints and stops at five stations in a steamy weight room.
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By Dan Connolly | June 15, 2012
OK, how nutty is this season going? Consider outfielder-infielder Steve Pearce, whom the Orioles bought for minimal cash from the New York Yankees on June 2. He exercised an opt-out clause in his contract. Had he stayed withTriple-AScranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pearce would be in the middle of a 13-game road trip. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre team has been playing basically on the road all year, using the Rochester park as a home field at times because their park is under construction.
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By Matt Vensel and The Baltimore Sun | July 31, 2013
John Harbaugh updated the status of a couple of Ravens players after Wednesday's practice. The coach said Pro Bowl guard Marshal Yanda is on track in his recovery after offseason shoulder surgery. Yanda hasn't yet participated in a full-squad afternoon practice during training camp, but Harbaugh said the guard has been doing work in the mornings and he is performing well. He said there is no timetable for Yanda to return, but he expects Yanda to return to full contact sometime during training camp.
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By Bill Free and Bill Free,Sun Staff Writer | April 27, 1995
Denny Bowers spent the winter in the weight room bulking up and this spring people are spending a lot of time looking for the baseballs he is hitting out of the park.At North Hagerstown, the Westminster junior (6-foot-2, 210 pounds) sent a long shot over the left-field fence and over the railroad tracks in back of the fence.Owls co-coach Carl Rihard estimated that the home run traveled close to 400 feet.In a game at Linganore, Bowers slammed a home run that easily cleared the left-field fence and landed on a grassy knoll far beyond the fence.
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