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Summer Olympics (INACTIVE)

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  • In bikini battle, it's O.C. vs. China

    In bikini battle, it's O.C. vs. China
    This weekend's world record attempt in Ocean City will really need to bring on the bikinis. By the thousands. The centerpiece of the town's first-ever Uptown Bash set for this weekend is a bikini parade where O.C. planned to break a record set by...
  • Phelps gold, women gymnasts top opening ceremonies in NBC overnight ratings

    Phelps gold, women gymnasts top opening ceremonies in NBC overnight ratings
    Driven by gold for Michael Phelps and the women gymnastics team, NBC's prime-time coverage of the Summer Olympics Tuesday hit a new high in overnight ratings topping those earned by the record-setting opening ceremonies. And maybe it's me, but the ...
  • Your Turn: What sport would you like to see added to the Summer Olympics?

    Your Turn: What sport would you like to see added to the Summer Olympics?
    The Olympics are expanding and have been for decades. Ancient Olympians would hardly recognize the international competition for what it once was. While the slate of events for the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro is mostly set, the drawing board is full...
  • 'Bachelor Pad' recap, Episode 7, Motoring into the finale

    'Bachelor Pad' recap, Episode 7, Motoring into the finale
    "Bachelor Pad's" second to last episode was last night. While thrilled that "Bachelor Pad" was the perfect segue between the Summer Olympics and football, we're none to happy about the scheduling of the finale -- the same time as the Ravens' first game....
  • Masters World Cup puts Muzammal Malik on international stage at last

    Masters World Cup puts Muzammal Malik on international stage at last
    Athletes tend to dread their 40th birthdays. They view the milestone as an expiration date, as a final signal to end their playing careers and transition into something more sedentary. Muzammal Malik never got that memo. Now, at 45 years old, the...
  • Olympic spirit, and dreams, tumble through the minds of young gymnasts

    Olympic spirit, and dreams, tumble through the minds of young gymnasts
    Before there was Olympic medals for members of the U.S. gymnastics team, there was a somersault — a common thread that connects the Olympic heroes like gold medalists Gabby Douglas and Ally Raisman and men's bronze medalist Danell Leyva, to the...
  • Bonnie Branch Middle students examine Munich Massacre for winning History Day project

    Bonnie Branch Middle students examine Munich Massacre for winning History Day project
    Bonnie Branch Middle School eighth-graders Nick Kundrat and Matt Yagel point to a bar graph made for their school project examining security at the 1972 Summer Olympic Games in Munich, Germany, which ended with 11 athletes killed. The graph illustrates...
  • Olympic-size homecoming in Towson for Phelps?

    Olympic-size homecoming in Towson for Phelps?
    Even before swimmer Michael Phelps completed his record-breaking Olympic career and attained status as the most decorated Olympian of all time, officials back in his hometown were already thinking about ways to honor Towson's Golden Son. "We're...
  • Phelps holds keys to his future as corporate pitchman and swimming advocate

    Phelps holds keys to his future as corporate pitchman and swimming advocate
    They streamed into the Speedo-sponsored party, world-class athletes set free after four years of training and one week of competing on their sport's biggest stage. Now that their Olympics were over, swimmers from around the world would spend this night...
  • Pages from the Past: First track and field meet at Catonsville High a winner for fans and athletes

    While 2,408 competitors from 28 nations were competing in the 102 events of the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden, an article in the June 8, 1912, edition of The Argus reported that record times were run by the athletes and a good time was had...
  • Michael Phelps isn't medaling in sexy

    Michael Phelps isn't medaling in sexy
    Though it might be difficult for true Phelps Phans to swallow, the Olympian might not be bringing home the gold in "sexy" at this summer's Olympics. At least according to the New York Times. The paper says that Phelps' nemesis Ryan Lochte has cornered...
  • Women dominating at London Olympics

    Women dominating at London Olympics
    The darkened arena pulsed with anticipation, the thousands of spectators roaring and their cameras flashing like giant fireflies as the boxers swaggered in, punching the air, bouncing on the balls of their feet and glaring like gladiators. And then, the...