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Debbie Phelps

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  • Baltimore center helping to heal the youngest victims of abuse

    Baltimore center helping to heal the youngest victims of abuse
    Maryland's own Sugar Ray Leonard is perhaps best known as a baby-faced Olympic gold medalist and champion prize fighter with a winning smile. Yet for decades, the world-renowned boxer suppressed a devastating secret: Leonard had been sexually abused as a...
  • Couple doing the cha cha to raise money for dementia research

    Couple doing the cha cha to raise money for dementia research
    Jodi Levitan still gets choked up when she talks about her father, Jack Fisher, of New Orleans, who died of dementia at age 90 on Father's Day of 2012. "It's hard to talk about," said Levitan, 58, of Poplar Hill. "It's a terrible disease." On April...
  • Michael Phelps says he's not yet in Olympic shape

    Michael Phelps says he's not yet in Olympic shape
    Michael Phelps said Saturday he's back in the pool a couple of times a week, but he's nowhere near ready for a return to competitive swimming. Rumors about Phelps reversing his retirement picked up steam after he entered the drug-testing pool for...
  • Michael and Debbie Phelps celebrate mothers at fundraiser

    Michael and Debbie Phelps celebrate mothers at fundraiser
    To jolt a young Michael Phelps out of bed for 6 a.m. swim practice, his mom Debbie sometimes resorted to blasting him with a hot hair dryer. "I was always the worst at getting out of bed," Phelps recalled Saturday at a breakfast fundraiser honoring...
  • Deborah Phelps dives into role as director of education foundation

    Deborah Phelps dives into role as director of education foundation
    One of Dallas Dance's first initiatives after taking over the Baltimore County Public School system last summer was, as it has turned out, one of the simplest decisions he has had to make. Dance made a commitment to the Board of Education and...
  • Tables fit for a king

    At Tark's Grill, diners arrive early for a shot at Table 601, with views of the patio scene and the goings-on at the bar. At Hampden's hot new Food Market, regulars have started zeroing in on the two quiet tables by the front window. And at Kali's Court,...
  • Harford remembers Michael Phelps' childhood

    Harford remembers Michael Phelps' childhood
    More than 20 years ago, the man who has become the most decorated Olympian was just known as a hyperactive boy in his North Harford preschool class. Before he won 20 medals and set numerous world records, Michael Phelps followed his sisters to swim...
  • Debbie Phelps wears duct-tape flower in apparent honor of McDonogh swimmer

    Debbie Phelps wears duct-tape flower in apparent honor of McDonogh swimmer
    Over the course of Olympic competition in London, keen observers have noticed Michael Phelps' mother, Debbie, sporting a duct-tape flower. The flower is in apparent honor of Alec John Cosgarea, a 17-year-old McDonogh School swimmer who died July 9...
  • Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte faceoff redone with Legos

    Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte faceoff redone with Legos
    For folks who simply can't get enough Phelps this week, by all means splash down into this adorable Lego reanimation of Thursday's Olympic showdown made by London's The Guardian. The video short replays the action of the 200M individual medley where...
  • Editorial: Phelps is just one of us

    Parents can attest that it's something of a mixed blessing to have a child who is described as Cindy Poteet described the son of her North Harford Middle School home economics teacher: "He was a very active child, very active." The home economics teacher...
  • Michael Phelps to learn golf on 'The Haney Project'

    We know what Michael Phelps is going to do next. Golf anyone? Fresh off of winning six medals at the London Olympics, Phelps is going to tackle the world's best golf courses with help from the Golf Channel. The Baltimore swimmer, who says he has retired...
  • The man behind the Ravens' rides

    The man behind the Ravens' rides
    When the Ravens won the Super Bowl in 2001 and Ray Lewis, as MVP, got a new SUV, he didn't want just a plain, ordinary one. He wanted icing on that cake. So Lewis took his prize to the Belair Road body shop that has become the go-to place for...