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  • Ace Valentine continues to shine on track

    Ace Valentine continues to shine on track
    Last summer, elementary school track and field sensation Anthony 'Ace' Valentine returned from the AAU Junior Olympic Games draped in medals both silver and gold. Back then, he was merely scratching the surface of what he could achieve. His age aside,...
  • After sixth-place finish in 100 backstroke, disappointed Michael Phelps vents: 'I hate this'

    After sixth-place finish in 100 backstroke, disappointed Michael Phelps vents: 'I hate this'
    IRVINE, Calif. — As he moves forward with his comeback, Michael Phelps can't always measure his progress the way he used to: in victories. Take the unusual position he found himself in Saturday at the Phillips 66 National Championships. The...
  • Bel Air's Chase Kalisz wants to cradle gold in his 'baby,' the 400 IM

    Bel Air's Chase Kalisz wants to cradle gold in his 'baby,' the 400 IM
    Swimmers describe the race as a snarling beast that will rob them of the energy needed for other endeavors. The greatest of all time, Michael Phelps, says he'll never swim it again. Too painful. You'll hear no such talk, however, from Bel Air native...
  • Michael Phelps finishes seventh in 100-meter freestyle final

    Michael Phelps finishes seventh in 100-meter freestyle final
    IRVINE, Calif. -- Michael Phelps began the most important meet of his comeback Wednesday with a stroke he admitted was shaky in a race he has rarely attempted against the best competition. That set-up led to an uncustomary disappointing result, with...
  • Annapolis police take to rooftops to raise $1,600 for Special Olympics Maryland

    Annapolis police take to rooftops to raise $1,600 for Special Olympics Maryland
    Turning a stereotype on its head, Annapolis police officers on Sunday used the association of cops and doughnuts to raise money for charity. Officers from the Annapolis Police Department took turns sitting on the rooftop of a Dunkin’ Donuts...
  • For husband-and-wife boxing couple, it's 'business' in the ring

    For husband-and-wife boxing couple, it's 'business' in the ring
    Franchon Crews was confused as she looked around the University of Maryland Medical Center's URecFit gym. The middleweight boxer was looking for her training partner, Glenn Dezurn Jr., who had gone to the bathroom without her noticing. "Where is my...
  • Michael Phelps to test comeback form this week at U.S. Nationals

    Michael Phelps to test comeback form this week at U.S. Nationals
    IRVINE, Calif. — Though he has swum four meets since his return to competition, Michael Phelps will gain a truer gauge of his form this week at U.S. Nationals. The event, which begins Wednesday and runs through Sunday, will bring together the...
  • Phelps decides Aqua Sphere is a better fit than Speedo

     Phelps decides Aqua Sphere is a better fit than Speedo
    Aqua Sphere CEO Don Rockwell says he had no idea that Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time, would come out of retirement when the swimming equipment manufacturer sought earlier this year to partner with him. Talk about added...
  • Michael Phelps to appear nude in ESPN The Magazine's 'Body Issue'

    Michael Phelps to appear nude in ESPN The Magazine's 'Body Issue'
    If you've ever said you've seen enough of Towson-born Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps for one lifetime, I submit to you evidence that you may have spoken too soon. Phelps, the record-setting Olympic swimmer, is one of 22 athletes appearing nude in ESPNĀ ...
  • Georgetown Prep lacrosse coach Giblin resigns after 27 seasons

    Boys lacrosse Georgetown Prep coach Giblin resigns after 27 seasons Georgetown Prep has accepted the resignation of lacrosse coach Kevin Giblin, who led one of the nation's top high school programs for the past 27 years, athletic director Dan Paro...
  • Six inductees announced for Community Hall of Fame

    The Community Sports Hall of Fame will induct six new members at the 12th Annual "Celebration of Sports" on Oct. 21 at the Turf Valley Resort and Conference Center. The new members are: Shantha Chandra, Bernie Dennison, C. Vernon Gray, Allen Fleming,...
  • Boxing card at Gardens Ice House draws amateurs to the competition

    Boxing card at Gardens Ice House draws amateurs to the competition
    A 23-bout amateur boxing event was held in an ice rink converted to a boxing ring at The Gardens Ice House in West Laurel last month. The June 28 event, featuring 49 boxers ages 9 to 34, had one match on the card with women boxers, where Amelia Moore...