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  • Olympics will shine Phelps-like spotlight on Hoff

    In the universe of hypotheticals, the most popular impossibility buzzing around the pool is this: Let's say the swimming world had no Michael Phelps. Maybe he was scared of the water as a child or preferred lacrosse as a teen, or maybe he simply didn't...
  • Lochte tops Phelps in IM

    Lochte tops Phelps in IM
    Ryan Lochte beat Michael Phelps by 1.24 seconds with an American-record time in the latest renewal of their rivalry on the opening night of the U.S. short-course national championships yesterday. Phelps set a personal best in the 200-yard individual...
  • Girls soccer: Player, Coach of the Year

    PLAYER OF THE YEAR CHRISTINE NAIRN Arch. Spalding, midfielder No player in the area was more dangerous with the ball than Nairn, who completed a stellar four-year career with 27 goals and 13 assists in her senior season. Nairn's goals could come...
  • Bush praises Phelps in and out of pool

    President Bush praised Olympic champion Michael Phelps yesterday for his performance in the swimming pool and outside it. "If you can handle eight gold medals, you can handle anything," Bush told Phelps in a telephone call to Beijing from his Texas...
  • Girls basketball: First team

    Asya Bussie Seton Keough A repeat first-team All-Metro selection, Bussie took on more responsibility this season. The game plan was to get her the ball more, and that was fine with the 6-foot-3 center. Strong inside with a smooth touch, Bussie...
  • PRS guitars are something to see as well as to hear

    The whole place is an acoustic phenomenon -- literally and figuratively. Besides being the birthplace of world-renowned instruments, the Paul Reed Smith Guitars factory in Stevensville is home to a variety of sounds during the guitar-making process....
  • Washington stayed here, as does loyal dog's ghost

    PORT TOBACCO - Rose Hill, a mansion overlooking the Port Tobacco River in Charles County, is one of the finest examples of Georgian architecture in Southern Maryland. One of its most illustrious owners was Dr. Gustavus R. Brown, son of the man who...
  • At Club 4100, memories

    Dino Spanomanolis smoked cigarettes and sipped his coffee yesterday morning at Club 4100, the restaurant in Brooklyn Park he and his brother Manny own, waiting for the tribute to the man who often sat on the stool he now occupied - John Unitas. When it...
  • 2005-06 All-Metro girls basketball teams

    Player of the Year Marah Strickland Towson Catholic, junior The gifted junior transferred from St. John's at Prospect Hall and promptly led the Owls to the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference regular-season championship - their...
  • Talent pool runs deep

    Michael Phelps leaned forward and recalled how he had narrowed the focus of his athletic pursuits. Talent, drive and some expert coaching have produced incredibly fast swim times, but before his days of double training sessions, there was a spring when...
  • Phelps officially added to squad

    Michael Phelps was formally introduced as an Olympian last night. The United States is allocated 26 berths on the men's swim team that will go to Sydney, Australia, next month. Runners-up are all but guaranteed a spot, but with 13 individual events and...
  • Game 9: No end to Ravens' zone

    Game 9: No end to Ravens' zone
    Second place is gone. Home-field advantage is debatable.The playoffs, at this moment, look like a pipe dream. The Ravens' free fall through the AFC Central continued yesterday with a wretched 9-6 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers in front of 69,405, the...