| 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...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:36 AM
For years, presidents and presidential hopefuls have gone abroad to cast themselves as knowledgeable on world affairs, counting on friendly receptions wherever they go as a respite from the slings and arrows they routinely encounter in campaigning at...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 5:37 PM
With three nights of record ratings, NBC’s coverage of the London Summer Olympics is winning on the prime-time TV front.
But it looks to be losing in major ways in the world of social media, as a rising tide of complaints about the network’...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 7:59 AM
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 ...
| May 25, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Brittney Reese will have to wait a few months to try and capture an Olympic gold, but she'll get to hand out a few medals in the mean time.
The four-time and current long jump world champion will be on hand at the Maryland Class 4A track and field...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:52 AM
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...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 9:50 AM
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...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 2:25 PM
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...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 8:39 AM
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.
| Aug 11, 2012
| 4:20 PM
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...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 5:58 AM
"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....