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Summer Olympics (INACTIVE)

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  • American woman soccer star dealt bad hand

     
    It doesn???t get much more heart-breaking in sports than the cruel timing of the injury suffered by American woman soccer player Abby Wambach yesterday. The best offensive player on the United States team, Wambach suffered a severe leg break in......
  • 'Shocked' Hoff sets U.S. mark in 400 free

    'Shocked' Hoff sets U.S. mark in 400 free
    When Katie Hoff was less than two pool lengths into the 400-meter freestyle final yesterday, everyone at the Missouri Grand Prix - including the swimmer - sensed something special might be happening. At each turn, as her lead widened and her time kept...
  • Michael Phelps: Behavior 'inappropriate'

    Michael Phelps: Behavior 'inappropriate'
    Michael Phelps, the Rodgers Forge native who has won more gold medals than anyone in Olympic history, acknowledged yesterday that he had engaged in "regrettable" behavior and shown "bad judgment" after a photo of him smoking what appears to be marijuana...
  • Ever close to home

    Ever close to home
    Just off Interstate 83, the light turns red, and a couple of kids pounce, running a squeegee over nearby windshields and holding an open palm to windows. Stopped at the light, Carmelo Anthony is riding shotgun in a Rolls-Royce Phantom. It's silver, sleek...
  • Baltimore TV soaks up the Phelps-Hoff splash

    The hometown crowd is watching Michael Phelps and his unprecedented Olympics success in near-record numbers, making Baltimore the highest-rated TV market for this year's Games and helping WBAL, Channel 11, absolutely trounce the prime-time competition...
  • Integrity an early McKay hallmark

    Back at the dawn of Baltimore television, when the Sunpapers owned the first station here, a 25-year-old Evening Sun reporter named Jim McManus agreed to work in front of the camera for $65 a week. It was 1947. The station, WMAR-TV, had to fill hours upon...
  • Remembering Jim McKay

    Here's what members of the national media are saying about the late Jim McKay, who died Saturday at 86: • ESPN.com's Jeremy Schaap remembers McKay as "a reporter with the soul of a poet": McKay was special not just because he was a solid reporter...
  • Maryland's Summer Olympians

    Below is a list of athletes from Maryland, or one of the state's colleges, who have competed in the Summer Olympics. Despite our research, we might have missed someone. If we did, send us an e-mail to sports@baltsun.com and we'll update the list. Theresa...
  • Phelps sets U.S. record in butterfly

    Phelps sets U.S. record in butterfly
    Urged on by a vocal standing-room-only crowd, Michael Phelps closed out his weekend at the Maryland Swim Championships by setting the U.S. record in the 200-yard butterfly at the U.S. Naval Academy on Sunday. Competing as a member of the North...
  • Anthony charged with DUI

    Denver Nuggets star and Baltimore native Carmelo Anthony was arrested early yesterday morning and charged with driving under the influence, according to Denver police. The arrest came just hours after the Nuggets moved to the brink of making the NBA...
  • Harford's sporting distinction

    Harford County is known for suburban sprawl, military munitions and hand-carved ducks. Today it will earn the distinction as home to the youngest athlete competing at the Olympic Games. Again. When Bel Air resident Kimmie Meissner takes the ice today...
  • Phelps gets gold, gives up his place

    Phelps gets gold, gives up his place
    Michael Phelps added to one of the grandest performances in Olympic history, then unexpectedly pulled the plug on it and sent a thank-you gift to a rival who provided motivation. Two months past his 19th birthday, Phelps completed a Summer Olympics for...