| Jun 28, 2012
| 7:21 PM
— Michael Phelps added a third event to his London lineup Thursday night, powering ahead in the final leg to win the 200-meter butterfly race at the Olympic swimming trials — and also, in a sense, to touch home.
"This is my fourth Olympic...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 11:59 AM
Scott Parsons keeps going.
Long after the older brother he idolized growing up in Ohio quit his own competitive kayak racing career, long after the best friend he met through their kayaking families did the same, Parsons is like Peter Pan in a wet suit,...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 9:20 PM
Out-sprinted by swimmers born after she won her first gold medal in 1984, Dara Torres failed in her quest for a sixth Olympic Games Monday night.
Torres, 45, of Parkland, Fl., churned down the 50-meter pool in 24.82 seconds, coming in fourth. That was...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 8:05 PM
Jeff Hiestand has spent the last 11 years beside the pool at McDaniel College, where he has coached five individual conference champions in eight events.
In two weeks, he'll still be near a pool, but in a far different location.
On Aug. 9, Hiestand will...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 1:58 PM
When Angel McCoughtry steps on the floor of Basketball Arena in London later this month, she won't play in front of the largest crowd of her life.
In her country's opening game against Croatia on July 28, the Baltimore native won't face the best...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 8:25 PM
• Jean and her husband John have two daughters, Jen and Gail
• Began her involvement with the Kangaroo Kids in 1980
• In 1983, formed Kangaroo Kids Parent Board along with Betty Pramik and Jim McCauley
• Team coordinator (1983-2000)...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Our first forays into Korean dining taught us some valuable lessons: Expect the unexpected, and don't be surprised if the wait staff doesn't speak fluent English. Be patient, open-minded and -- most of all -- enjoy the food, because it's delicious.
| Oct 29, 2011
| 9:31 PM
Former Maryland star Katie O'Donnell helped Team USA defeat world No. 1 Argentina, 4-2, on Friday in the Pan American gold-medal game in Guadalajara, Mexico.
The win for the 13th-ranked U.S. team clinched a spot in the London Olympic Games next summer....
| Nov 14, 2011
| 5:09 PM
Acrobatics & Tumbling
Coach: Laura Chiriaco (Third year)
The Terps are one of six Division I programs in the nation to have an acrobatics and tumbling team, all of which are part of the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 1:20 PM
While the first official test event for the 2012 Olympics was taking place nearby, local sports fans Neal Weekes and Gordon Cunningham were talking about the Summer Games over a beer at the Mitre Hotel pub in Greenwich.
"Greatest thing ever to happen...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 1:44 PM
It's 7:30 on a warm, humid August evening and Andy Zitnay is in one of his favorite places — next to a softball field, stretching, half-watching the game and joking with arriving teammates as they wait their turn to play.
It's Wednesday, so he's at...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 3:57 PM
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