| Jul 22, 2012
| 12:26 PM
First, the spot she won on the Olympic team for the Beijing Games was taken away and given to a competitor. Then, after making this year's team, she learned her sport would be dropped from the Games after London.
Somehow, Farrah Hall, the sole American...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:52 PM
If you made a flip-book of the hundreds of photographs they've posed together for over the years, you would seeMichael Phelpsgrowing up before your eyes, getting taller and more muscular, while his coach, Bob Bowman, looks remarkably the same.
| Jul 28, 2012
| 5:36 AM
Michael Phelps barely slipped into Saturday night's final for the 400-meter individual medley, coming in eighth in the morning preliminary heats that launched the first full day of Olympic competition -- and his own fourth and final Games.
| Jul 28, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Who was that swimmer in the far lane, finishing fourth and failing to medal?
A sluggish-looking Michael Phelps launched his final Olympics Saturday night in uncharacteristic fashion, leaving the pool without a stop at the medal platform after a fourth-...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 2:12 PM
There has been no shortage of complaints about NBC tape-delaying big events until prime time. And that is sure to be the case again tonight with the second-place finish by Michael Phelps and his fellow relay swimmers getting the delay treatment....
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:07 AM
The complaints about NBC not showing marquee events like swimming have not abated, but the network is claiming another night of record viewing Sunday night, based on preliminary overnights.
Meanwhile WBAL, the network's Baltimore affiliate, is boasting...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Previewing what he might swim in his final Olympics in London, Michael Phelps has entered seven races in next week’s qualifying trials — including the exciting but exhausting 400-meter individual medley.
The question of how the Baltimore...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 12:20 PM
LONDON — Michael Phelps, after just becoming the most decorated Olympian of all time, will anchor the U.S. men's 800-meter freestyle relay tonight.
The surprise decision — Phelps tends to lead off — was announced just before the start...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 6:27 PM
On the night in which Michael Phelps ascended to a truly Olympian peak, he never seemed closer to the ground.
The machine-like swimmer, who seemed to run on motor rather than muscle and scooped up medals by the handful, had become an actual human being,...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:31 AM
Allison Schmitt, who already has won medals in each of the three colors at the Summer Games, has a chance for another one tonight: The training pal of Michael Phelpsat North Baltimore Aquatic Club has been named anchor of the 800-meter freestyle relay....
| Jun 23, 2012
| 12:42 PM
Keli Smith Puzo ran out of options early last month.
Her 9-month-old son, Ian, had a highly contagious virus, and her babysitter was incapacitated with the stomach flu. More than 2,000 miles from friends and family, the U.S. women's field hockey...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 5:07 AM
Juggling congratulatory phone calls from President Obama and tweets from supermodel Bar Refaeli, the most decorated Olympian ever still got the job done in the pool: Michael Phelpsswam to a second-seed finish in the 100-meter butterfly preliminaries...