| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Baltimore's Becca Meyers and Ian Silverman set world records on the opening day of the 2014 U.S. Paralympics Swimming Spring National Championships/Spring CanAms on Thursday at Miami's Ransom Everglades School.
The event, which runs through Saturday,...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:23 AM
On a bicycle built just for him, 28-year-old Rob Jones rode into the parking lot of Chapelgate Christian Academy in Marriottsville on Thursday to the cheers of the student body and the family and friends who came to see him.
The former Marine and double...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:08 PM
Michael Phelps, Jessica Long among winners
Michael Phelps won two ESPY Awards on Wednesday night at the annual ceremony in Los Angeles, topping the "Best Male Olympian" and "Best Record Breaking Performance" categories, and Jessica Long...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:21 AM
Coaching and being heavily involved with the United States Paralympic team has given Andrew Barranco the opportunity to travel to a dozen countries all over the world.
Beginning August 12, he'll be a team leader for the U.S. Paralympic Team, in...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 12:54 PM
When you set out to push 3,000 miles across the country in a racing wheelchair, you expect a few challenges along the way.
Ryan Chalmers had his share, that's for sure.
Hands that blistered and cracked and turned the color of eggplant from punishing...
| May 24, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Hello, Midshipmen! (Applause.) Well, thank you, Governor O'Malley, for your kind introduction and the great support that Maryland gives this Academy. To Secretary Mabus, Admiral Greenert, General Paxton -- thank you all for your incredible leadership of...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 6:46 PM
For the first time in her memory, Jessica Long dreaded swimming.
With high school coming to an end, her friends cut loose -- bonfires, movie nights. It all sounded so fun and Long, a seven-time Paralympic gold medalist, had to skip out so she could hit...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Text of the letter:
As you may know, the United States Olympic Committee is currently considering a bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. As we explore this exciting possibility, we are actively seeking to gauge the interest of U....
| Oct 9, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Fresh off a dominating performance in the London Paralympics, swimmer Jessica Long on Tuesday morning shared stories of her decorated career with fifth-graders at Pinewood Elementary School in Timonium as part of their unit on overcoming obstacles.
| Sep 10, 2012
Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden came up short in her final event at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, the marathon.
It wasn't lack of determination or ability that resulted in her ninth-place finish. According to the London Telegraph it was two...
| May 13, 2012
| 6:52 PM
This Baltimore swimmer hopes to add to an already heavy stash of medals in London this summer. But in addition to training for the qualifying trials in June, there are multiple promotional demands of an Olympic year: modeling the Ralph Lauren-designed...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 8:37 AM
Ask the McFadden sisters what the term "elite athlete" means to them, and they'll share a definition that entails respect from others, an acknowledgment of their hard work and being treated like any other top athlete.
They'll also be describing...