| 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....
| Aug 7, 2012
| 5:05 PM
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...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 7:22 PM
It must be true: All good things indeed must come to an end — a fireworks-strafing, confetti-showering and rock-god-reviving end if you're talking about the Summer Olympics that concluded Sunday.
"We lit the flame, and we lit up the world," said...
| May 31, 2012
| 4:00 PM
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...
| Aug 13, 2012
International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge finally acknowledged Sunday that Usain Bolt is the greatest sprinter in history.
Even after the Jamaican's unprecedented gold-medal sweep of the 100 meters, 200 meters and 400-meter relay in back-...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 10:32 AM
While watching and reading about the women's shooting events at the Summer Olympics, I learned how they train and compete isn't very different than how our juniors team trains and competes.
For example, Kim Rhode shot 99/100 discs in Women's Skeet,...
| Aug 17, 2012
Registration for fall classes offered by Anne Arundel Community College is under way at the county's seven senior activity centers. Classes begin the week of Oct. 1. To register and for schedule information, go to the center you wish to...
| Jun 6, 2012
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...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 7:11 AM
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...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 12:19 PM
What you need to understand about Augusta National Golf Course's decision to admit women for the first time is this: It was never about golf.
For those who supported the 80-year-old home of the Masters, it was about the right of a private club to...