| Jul 1, 2012
| 7:56 PM
Former Broadneck track and field star Matthew Centrowitz gave up his senior year of eligibility at Oregon in November to turn professional and improve his chances of qualifying for the 2012 Olympics in London.
On Sunday, Centrowitz could look back on...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 11:12 AM
Michael Phelps will not chase eight gold medals at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. His coach Bob Bowman tweeted late Monday morning that the Olympian will not race in the 200-meter freestyle, giving him a slate of seven events in London.
| Jul 2, 2012
| 12:06 PM
St. Mark School is gearing up to show its Lions' pride in the Catonsville Fourth of July parade.
More than 75 Home and School Association volunteers have been busy planning, building, painting and putting on the final touches for the school's War of...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 4:15 PM
When the McDonogh School year began Aug. 29, Ian Silverman was absent. But he had a good excuse.
Silverman, 16, a McDonogh junior and swimming star, who has a mild form of cerebral palsy in his calves, was in London, England, where he would win a gold...
| Sep 29, 2012
When the British author Chris Cleave published his debut novel, "Incendiary," he fell victim to perhaps the worst historical coincidence ever to afflict an author.
The book, about a terrorist attack in a London sports stadium, was released on July 7,...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 5:53 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, we'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday.
** The Ravens have until 4 p.m. today to reach a deal with Ray Rice. If no deal is...
| Jul 28, 2012
A little more than a decade ago, a group of business executives and civic leaders envisioned a moment when the world's eyes would be riveted by events in the Baltimore-Washington area: the lighting of a cauldron followed by two weeks of elite athletic...
| May 21, 2012
| 3:01 PM
The 2012 summer Olympics is still two months away, but Elkridge resident Frank Collins is getting an early dose of the Olympic spirit to share with residents of Gloucester in England.
Collins, 43, was selected as one of the 8,000 torchbearers who will...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:44 AM
As the 2012 Olympics in London approach, I'm finding myself feeling strangely nostalgic.
Four years ago, my son Isaac was only a few weeks old, and we were still navigating the waters of the basics like sleeping and nursing and the difference between...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 5:27 AM
The official Olympics athlete shots are out and let's just say if they offered a medal in rolling out of bed, throwing on last night's clothes and showing up for a photo shoot, Michael Phelps would likely win.
His Olympics 2012 photograph looks like a...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Towson resident Charlotte Smith and her family are traveling to London this week to return to the scene of her father's Olympic basketball triumph.
"I've heard about the Olympics from my dad all my life," said Smith, the middle school dean at St. Paul...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Like many sports fans this week, Tom Quirk will experience the Summer Olympic Games on TV, watching Michael Phelps go for more Olympic glory and enjoying the possibility of an underdog winning a gold medal.
But the view of Catonsville resident is aided...