| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:02 PM
After months of hints and half-denials, Michael Phelps has re-entered the drug testing pool for international competition, the strongest signal yet that he's planning a return to swimming.
Phelps, already widely regarded as the greatest competitive...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:25 PM
On my first night in Baltimore in 1981, in keeping with my adventurous and highly sophisticated palate, I took my wife out for pizza.
We were at this place in Towson and I was reaching for a slice of pepperoni with my fat little fingers when there was a...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:59 AM
In a broad-ranging interview on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" on Tuesday night, President Barack Obama addressed Russia's recently passed anti-gay laws by saying he has "no patience for countries that try to treat gays or lesbians or transgender...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Athletes from the U.S. Taekwondo Academy in Bel Air have qualified to compete at the 2013 USA Taekwondo National Championships in Chicago July 3-9 at McCormick Place.
This is the first step toward competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics, in which Taekwondo...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Baltimore-area venues would stage Olympic events under a Washington, D.C.-based group's plan to explore a bid to host the 2024 Summer Games.
"Our intention is to have this be the entire region," said Robert T. Sweeney, president of DC 2024. "Quite...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Baltimore's favorite half-man, half-fish, Olympian extraordinaire Michael Phelps, will have a cameo on the midseason premiere of USA's "Suits."
Phelps will play himself, the only athlete whom lawyer Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht) could never land....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake had encouraging words Wednesday about a proposal to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to the Washington region, with sporting events envisioned for both Baltimore and Annapolis.
"The opportunity for a regional approach for...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 11:17 AM
When I sit down to try to write about tragedies, my mind usually goes to the first chapter of Kurt Vonnegut's "Slaughterhouse-Five," in which the author, unnecessarily excusing himself for not having anything erudite to say about the horrors of World...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Text of the letter:
As you may know, the United States Olympic Committee is currently considering a bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. As we explore this exciting possibility, we are actively seeking to gauge the interest of U....
| Aug 16, 2012
| 1:37 PM
With a brilliant sun overhead and the ocean within yards, the Pantech Beach Championships landed in Ocean City Thursday.
Enthusiastic Dew Tour fans packed the beach to watch competition in skateboarding, BMX bike riding and surfing. Even the practice...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 11:04 AM
Stop me if you've read something similar to this in a previous column, but I've always held that my favorite periods of the work year are when the final Aegis All-Harford athlete has his or her picture taken. At that point, the most stressful, thankless...
| Mar 14, 2012
This area has had no shortage of top-notch soccer exports. But even still, it's not often that a local product is inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame. That is why it gives me special satisfaction to pass along the news that Desmond Armstrong...