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  • Michael Phelps trading card takes off

     
    Michael Phelps' eight gold medals will provide any number of marketing opportunities for the Olympic superstar and commercial entities that are along for the ride. Bu there's been one avenue for just average fans to try to cash in on Phelps-mania......
  • Dreaming for all of us

    His arms are long enough to wrap around a Buick. His hands are as big as baseball mitts, and those feet would fit snugly in clown shoes. While his shoulders are broad, his lean frame would slide into a crack in the wall. In the afternoon, the sun casts...
  • Phelps takes look ahead to London

    Look out, London, Michael Phelps is coming to the 2012 Games, and he is thinking about adding events to his repertoire. "I am looking forward to trying some new events, some events I've never really had the opportunity to swim since my schedule is always...
  • Phelps in the fast lane

    This is what 24 hours in the life of Michael Phelps look like these days: (These days being the aftermath of the Beijing Olympics, in which Phelps went from a very good swimmer whom few knew to an even better swimmer whom the country has made the...
  • What they're saying about the Ravens

    Here's a look at recent media coverage of the Ravens: ESPN.com's James Walker says there are many similarities between Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco and the Pittsburgh Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger. In 2004, that signal-caller was Pittsburgh Steelers...
  • For Olympian, a new life

    He has walked down the red carpet with Kid Rock, been a presenter at the MTV Video Music Awards, filmed a skit with Jimmy Kimmel, been asked for autographs by celebrities, been a guest on Jay Leno's show, served as honorary bell ringer at the New York...
  • Hometown hero

    Hometown hero
    With cascades of shrieks and the pounding of oh-so-many teenage feet, they heralded his coming. At the center of the herd, rolling down York Road, was a National Guard Humvee with a lanky young man waving from its open roof. And they cheered again last...
  • 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...
  • Speedo's strong suit

    Speedo's strong suit
    With most of the nation's best swimmers scheduled to compete at the Toyota Grand Prix here this weekend, record-breaking performances might take a back seat to the swimsuit competition. The Speedo LZR Racer, a $550 seamless, water-resistant swimsuit, has...
  • '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......
  • NBAC coach Yetter honored by U.S. Olympic Committee

    With his best swimmer poised to go to the Beijing Olympics in four months and a stable of younger athletes in the pipeline for 2012 and beyond, Paul Yetter has an eye for talent and the ability to nurture it. Yesterday, the Anne Arundel County native was...
  • 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...