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  • 'Training does work,' Phelps says after winning 100 free at Columbus GP

    Despite all the success Michael Phelps has had in his career, he has always had disdain for the training required. That didn't stop him from winning eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics in 2008 to bring his total to 14 overall, but as the 26-year-...
  • Michael Phelps wins gold for the Wall Street Journal

    Michael Phelps wins gold for the Wall Street Journal
    This week the Wall Street Journal's health blog celebrated its five year anniversary. And not with cake. With the Michael Phelps diet. Or, rather, with the memories of it. In a post looking back at its five years in existence, the bloggers recalled...
  • Wins don't equal perfection for Phelps

    Wins don't equal perfection for Phelps
    – Michael Phelpsessentially owns the 100 butterfly race, holding the U.S. and world records for it, and he kept his hold on it Thursday night by gliding to a first place finish at the Grand Prix race at the Indiana University Natatorium. But...
  • Phelps wins his preliminary heat in the 400 IM

    Phelps wins his preliminary heat in the 400 IM
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Michael Phelps powered back Friday morning after a rather desultory performance the night before, winning his heat in the 400-meter individual medley preliminaries at the Indianapolis Grand Prix. His time of 4:2131, second-best in the...
  • Bits & Pieces: Columbia Association developing an Aquatics Master Plan

    The Columbia Association continues to work on its Aquatics Master Plan to determine the swimming needs of the future for that organization for its indoor and outdoor pools. We are seeing that lap lane space is becoming critical. If you are a competitive...
  • Bits & Pieces: Bicycling Advocates to hold their second annual bicycle forum

    Howard County is a wonderful place to ride bikes. There are nearly 94 miles of bike pathways that weave among the villages in Columbia, and there many rural roads out in the county are suitable for riding. The scenery looks to be gorgeous this fall....
  • NBC digs deep to make the U.S. Open a ratings hit

    NBC digs deep to make the U.S. Open a ratings hit
    In the Tiger Woods era, it was hard to find a better Father's Day storyline for the network announcers to ply than that of the young superstar and his dad. Woods' father, Earl, put a golf club in his son's hands when the child was only months old, and...
  • Phelps takes a break from training to participate in fundraiser

    Phelps takes a break from training to participate in fundraiser
    Out of the pool and in a formal suit, surrounded by family and friends in gowns and tuxedos, Michael Phelps looked every bit the part he was playing Saturday night: host of a fundraising gala held on the club level of M&T Bank Stadium. But given that the...
  • 'The Amazing Race': Worst-timed bathroom break ever

     
    Is Jen ever, ever going to forgive herself for that, uh, pre-pit-stop pit stop?Let's go back to the beginning, though. As you might recall, at the end of last week's episode, Cara and Jaime finished first finally only to discover......
  • 'Dancing With the Stars': Season 9 premieres

     
    The ninth season of Dancing With the Stars starts with a bang tonight, with the eight male pros hitting the stage for a group dance to 'The Boys are Back in Town.' It's good fun, a great start to the......
  • Team USA sets out on comeback trail

     
    The Utah Jazz??? Carlos Boozer is showing a sense of the moment when refers to Team USA???s attempt to restore America to international basketball supremacy as the ???road to redemption.??? From the beginning you got the idea that this current......
  • Clamping down on dissent in China and at "The Club"

     
    Sports journalism normally doesn't get tangled up in First Amendment issues. It is our colleagues working in City Hall or are otherwise engaged with the "real world" who have to battle their way through freedom-of-speech issues. But a pair of......