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  • 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...
  • Phelps should have known better

    In defense of Michael Phelps and his "youthful and inappropriate" behavior and "bad judgment," taken on its own, this is far from the worst slip-up ever by a national hero. This space surely isn't the only one in which the first reaction to the now-...
  • Intense scrutiny has Phelps weighing whether he will swim in 2012 Games

    Intense scrutiny has Phelps weighing whether he will swim in 2012 Games
    In his first interview since a photo surfaced showing him smoking from a marijuana pipe, Michael Phelps said yesterdaythat the intense public scrutiny has him contemplating whether he will swim in the 2012 Olympics. Phelps, who said that he "clearly made...
  • Ledger links Jones to several drugs

    Marion Jones used several different performance-enhancing drugs over a substantial period of time, according to a detailed doping calendar. Jones' alleged doping regimen was part of a Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative ledger that featured the names of...
  • Phelps' decision on 2012 Games to have deep impact

    For a week now, Michael Phelps has been one of the most polarizing figures in sports. And though this isn't the first time Phelps' judgment has been questioned, fallout from the incident has introduced something new to his career: indecision. Maybe,...
  • 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 pain is gain for Phelps

    Michael Phelps climbed out of the pool yesterday after swimming the 200-meter butterfly and waggled his right wrist. As he looked over his split times with Jon Urbanchek, one of his coaches at Club Wolverine, Phelps smiled, then shrugged. You wouldn't...
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  • Hoff's gold standard

    Hoff's gold standard
    Six events, five gold medals. And if Katie Hoff's fingernails had been just a smidgen longer yesterday morning, she would have made it a clean sweep of her events at the Missouri Grand Prix. By the end of the meet, Hoff, of Towson, already owner of...
  • 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......
  • Games' focus is Phelps

    Michael Phelps wants to clear something up. You might have heard about his quest to win eight gold medals at these Beijing Olympics. You might have heard how he wants to break Mark Spitz's record for the most medals in a single Games, that he won't be...