| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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 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...
| 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....
| Jul 27, 2012
| 9:06 PM
What plays well in a stadium doesn't always work so well on TV.
But if the in-person thumbs-up reviews out of London Friday were accurate, the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics were a winner on both fronts. By and large, the version shown for...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 2:12 PM
There has been no shortage of complaints about NBC tape-delaying big events until prime time. And that is sure to be the case again tonight with the second-place finish by Michael Phelps and his fellow relay swimmers getting the delay treatment....
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:07 AM
The complaints about NBC not showing marquee events like swimming have not abated, but the network is claiming another night of record viewing Sunday night, based on preliminary overnights.
Meanwhile WBAL, the network's Baltimore affiliate, is boasting...