| Jun 14, 2013
| 11:45 AM
After parting ways with former coach Fabrice Pellerin last month, swimmer Yannick Agnel has a new home in Baltimore.
Agnel, who won three medals at the 2012 Olympics in London, recently moved from his native country of France to begin training at...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 8:47 AM
As details continue to emerge about the killing of Reeva Steenkamp by the Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius, one fact appears to be certain: The man known as the "Blade Runner" did fire four bullets through a bathroom door in his South African home,...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Imagine, if you will, Art Garfunkel and Paul Simon.
When you're weary
When tears are in your eyes
I will dry them all
Now replace the images of those two men with Ray Lewis and Michael Phelps, and you'll understand the apparent...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 3:21 PM
After rewriting the Olympic record books for swimming, Michael Phelps and his longtime coach might have the Kentucky Derby in their sights with a 3-year-old colt named Cerro who won a race Saturday at Gulfstream Park for Team Valor International....
| Nov 29, 2012
| 7:30 AM
As the 2012 Summer Olympics drew to a close, so did the career of the most decorated Olympian in history, Michael Phelps, Baltimorean extraordinaire. We've watched Michael grow from a gangly 15-year-old Olympic rookie into a 27-year-old Olympic champion....
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:55 PM
A professional track athlete representing Jamaica for 12 years, Sanjay Ayre has won a race on every continent except Antarctica.
His medal collection includes a bronze from the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, a gold from the 2004 World Championships in...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 8:58 AM
During the 2012 Olympic Games in London a few weeks ago, the media was all abuzz about Michael Phelps.
You know, the swimmer from Baltimore. The guy, who became the all-time medal winningest Olympic athlete, did deserve attention.
But if Michael...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 9:33 AM
Paula Radcliffe has plans to run a giant British 10K in May. The event will be the world marathon record holder's first competitive race since giving birth to her second child, Raphael.
From an AP article on the planned comeback:
Radcliffe says "it will...
| 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...