Rhythmic gymnastics at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Rhythmic gymnastics at 2014 Commonwealth Games

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Glasgow, Scotland is hosting the Commonwealth Games with sports ranging from badminton to wrestling. Rhythmic gymnastics which uses a hoop, ball, rope, and clubs as well as flexibility, artistry, and strength of the athlete is one of the sports competed at the Commonwealth Games. The Individual All-Around Final finished today with Canada’s Patricia Bezzoubenko winning the competition.
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The ponies of Assateague Island

The ponies of Assateague Island

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Assateague Island National Seashore is home to about 101 wild ponies. The herd in the northern area of Assateague can be seen around the island, from parking lots to the beach to the salt marshes. On hot afternoons they often wander to the beach, where there’s always a warm breeze that acts, along with their fluffy tails, like a fly swatter.

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Sports Breakdown: Defending breakaways in soccer

Sports Breakdown: Defending breakaways in soccer

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Our latest installment of the Howard County Times’ series, Sports Breakdown features River Hill soccer goalie Tomas Potts, who brought along some of his teammates and county rivals to teach how to defend against breakaways. Then, he and sports editor Brent Kennedy defend the goal in a breakaway shootout.

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