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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The massive hulk of the Costa Concordia is nearly ready to be towed away from the Italian island where it struck a rock and capsized two-and-a-half years ago, killing 32 people, officials said on Sunday.
The rusting prow of the once-gleaming white luxury liner was due to emerge fully from the water for the first time on Sunday, and the ship should be ready to tow on Monday, but the departure has been pushed back a day due to forecasts of rough seas. Photos and text by Reuters.
Adam Lambert took over leading singing duties as he joined up with Queen to rock Merriweather Post Pavilion Sunday night.
Swimwear is on the runway in Miami, while flamingos get wrangled and tagged in Spain, the faces of divers competing in China and more in the Daily Brief for July 19.
The art of creating artificial flies for fishing has a long history, possibly dating back to 200 A.D., according to flyfishing.com. There were descriptions of Macedonian fishermen tying red wool and two cock feathers onto a hook and throwing it with a pole and line in the water to entice fish to bite the “fly.”
A main north-south corridor through Baltimore, Light Street has seen a few changes since its pre-Promenade days and fire destruction, topped off with a recent surge in redevelopment and newly-lit business signs throughout downtown and the Inner Harbor.
Here’s a look at what Light Street used to be, straight from The Baltimore Sun archives.
Argentina’s fans clashed with riot police after Argentina lost to Germany in the 2014 World Cup final on July 13, 2014.