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2016 Olympic Games (INACTIVE)

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  • For Phelps, a new pool venture

    For Phelps, a new pool venture
    Olympian Michael Phelps and his coach, Bob Bowman, hoping to replicate their athletic success in the world of business, will announce a partnership today aimed at transforming the Meadowbrook Aquatic Center in Mount Washington into a world-class...
  • Bowman coming back - so is Phelps

    Michael Phelps has always said he'd be willing to follow his coach, Bob Bowman, just about anywhere. After the Beijing Olympics, it looks as if Phelps will be following him right back to Baltimore. Bowman -- Phelps' personal coach since he was 11 years...
  • No excuses as Phelps prepares for Beijing

    No excuses as Phelps prepares for Beijing
    In one corner of the Donald B. Canham Natatorium, a massive brick building on the University of Michigan campus that houses a 50-meter pool, there is a tiny clock with glowing red numbers. It's a countdown, a reminder of how many days, hours, even tenths...
  • Phelps returns to attend NBAC fundraiser

    Michael Phelps showed up at the Meadowbrook Aquatic Center last night and climbed into the pool. But instead of a Speedo, he wore a tuxedo. The club's outdoor pool, which had been drained and covered by a tent, was the site of the North Baltimore...
  • Jim McKay, sportscaster and Marylander, dies at 86

    Jim McKay, sportscaster and Marylander, dies at 86
    Jim McKay, who spoke the first words on a broadcast on Baltimore television and matured with the fledgling medium into one of its most respected and beloved sports commentators, died this morning of natural causes. He was 86. McKay lived with his...
  • New spin for Meissner

    With six weeks to go before the World Figure Skating Championships, Kimmie Meissner has dropped her longtime coach in favor of one she hopes will provide a quick fix. In: Richard Callaghan, who guided Tara Lipinski to Olympic, world and national titles...
  • Quotes about Jim McKay's legacy

    President Bush: "Laura and I were saddened to learn of the passing of Jim McKay. For a generation of Americans, Jim was more than the much-honored host of Wide World of Sports and ABC's Olympic coverage. He was a talented and eloquent newsman and...
  • Jim McKay dies at 86

    Jim McKay, who in 1947 spoke the first words ever heard on Baltimore television and later became the model for the modern sports anchorman with his marathon effort amid a terrorist attack at the 1972 Munich Olympics, died yesterday of natural causes at...
  • For McKay, a stellar track record

    For McKay, a stellar track record
    Sportscasting great Jim McKay, who will be buried today, was passionate about horses and the racing industry. He was a man who could tell you the name of the first horse he bet on as a 14-year-old - Bay Dean - at Laurel Park and how much it paid - $151....
  • 'He was talking to me'

    'He was talking to me'
    Heads turned when CBS anchorwoman Katie Couric, Orioles owner Peter Angelos and network sportscasters Bob Costas and Jim Nantz walked to their seats yesterday at the funeral service for Jim McKay. Also there, melting into a back pew, was Jeff Jerome....
  • Phelps, Hoff have busy trials schedules

    In the competitive run-up to the U.S. Olympic swimming team trials, Michael Phelps and Katie Hoff carried a heavy workload. So it came as no surprise yesterday when the trials schedule showed Phelps competing in nine events over the eight-day meet that...
  • Hoff to coach, take classes at Loyola

    Olympian Katie Hoff will join the Loyola swimming coaching staff this fall, the school announced yesterday. Hoff will serve as a volunteer assistant coach while attending classes at Loyola. "I am thrilled to have Katie join my staff in the fall," head...