| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:36 PM
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...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 3:26 PM
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...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:33 AM
Wouldn't it be the worst to be an unathletic kid in the Phelps family?
Luckily it didn't happen.
With them, it's all Iron Man this, Olympics that. And now Michael's sister Whitney is about to run the New York City Marathon on Nov. 4 while his other...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:11 AM
The only one coming out of the 2008 Olympics with anything close to Michael Phelps' star power was his mother, Debbie Phelps.
Caught repeatedly on camera at the sidelines rooting for her son -- and tearing up unselfconsciously as he inched closer to...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Michael Phelps and other Olympic athletes from Maryland will be honored at a celebration Monday afternoon at the Inner Harbor, after which the swimmer will be named an honorary captain of the Ravens at the team's season opener.
Gov. Martin O'Malley,...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Hilary Phelps was approaching the finish line of her first Ironman triathlon. Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run" was playing. She was wrung out from more than 14 hours of swimming, cycling and now running, certain that there wasn't a single drop of...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 8:57 AM
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...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 1:45 PM
Olympian Michael Phelps has been dating a Canadian woman -- and swapping Weinergate-quality photos with her -- for more than two years, the gossip site RadarOnline reports.
The site identifies Phelps' girlfriend as Montreal native Ashley Finestone, who...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 3:58 AM
Baltimore's favorite mother has inspired a saying. Whenever her friends and family encounter something Debbie Phelps would say or want or do, someone will inevitably say: "That's so DP."
Things that sparkle and shine and make statements? Very DP. An...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 11:39 AM
Parents Karen and Joe Buron have been looking forward to the 11th birthday of their twins, Zach and Emma, "since the day they were born."
On the surface, it may seem ordinary to have twins turning 11 years. What makes the birthday of these fifth-grade...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:00 AM
A moody tavern. An extraordinary cocktail. The easy lapping of bay water against the banks of the Inner Harbor. Duckpin lanes. Old Bay. Art in an otherwise empty storefront. For all of these things, and for so many more, people love Baltimore. People feel...
| Oct 24, 2011
Elkridge residents Catherine and William Kratz Sr. celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 2 at the Ellicott City home of one of their children. More than 50 family members and friends were in attendance to share this special celebration of love....