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  • After emotional, record-setting night, it's back to the pool for Phelps

    After emotional, record-setting night, it's back to the pool for Phelps
    The morning after he became the most decorated Olympian ever, after answering congratulatory tweets from President Obama and fellow Baltimorean Josh Charles among others, Michael Phelps was back in the pool Wednesday morning, swimming fast enough to...
  • Rodricks: Marveling at Phelps' heroic journey

    Rodricks: Marveling at Phelps' heroic journey
    Baltimoreans who witnessed his odyssey unfold will remember the first 12 years of the 21st century as the Michael Phelps era. If you mark the life of this community by our shared experiences and our heroic figures — the sources of civic pride that...
  • Allison Schmitt to swim anchor on 800-meter freestyle relay

    Allison Schmitt to swim anchor on 800-meter freestyle relay
    Allison Schmitt, who already has won medals in each of the three colors at the Summer Games, has a chance for another one tonight: The training pal of Michael Phelpsat North Baltimore Aquatic Club has been named anchor of the 800-meter freestyle relay....
  • Michael Phelps seeded third in 200 IM final; Ryan Lochte is first

    Michael Phelps seeded third in 200 IM final; Ryan Lochte is first
    Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps today qualified for Thursday’s 200 individual medley final at the Aquatic Centre in London. They finished 1-2 in their heat, while Laszlo Cseh of Hungary won the second heat. Lochte is seeded first for the final, Cseh...
  • Harford remembers Michael Phelps' childhood

    Harford remembers Michael Phelps' childhood
    More than 20 years ago, the man who has become the most decorated Olympian was just known as a hyperactive boy in his North Harford preschool class. Before he won 20 medals and set numerous world records, Michael Phelps followed his sisters to swim...
  • Debbie Phelps wears duct-tape flower in apparent honor of McDonogh swimmer

    Debbie Phelps wears duct-tape flower in apparent honor of McDonogh swimmer
    Over the course of Olympic competition in London, keen observers have noticed Michael Phelps' mother, Debbie, sporting a duct-tape flower. The flower is in apparent honor of Alec John Cosgarea, a 17-year-old McDonogh School swimmer who died July 9...
  • Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte faceoff redone with Legos

    Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte faceoff redone with Legos
    For folks who simply can't get enough Phelps this week, by all means splash down into this adorable Lego reanimation of Thursday's Olympic showdown made by London's The Guardian. The video short replays the action of the 200M individual medley where...
  • Michael Phelps is in a class by himself

    In Beijing,Michael Phelpswon eight Olympic gold medals, and six in Athens before that. Last Saturday, Ryan Lochte beat Mr. Phelps convincingly in the 400-meter individual medley. Last Sunday, Mr. Phelps built a solid lead for Mr. Lochte in the 400-meter...
  • Mount Washington Swimming Club helps families beat the heat

    Mount Washington Swimming Club helps families beat the heat
    "Can you guys turn the fountain on?" Natalie Baker asked the Mount Washington Swimming Club staff Saturday morning, as she took her children, Max, 1, and Noah, 3, into the wading pool. Within a minute, several fountains came on in the pool. Meanwhile, in...
  • Who has emerged as star of the Olympics?

    Bolt a stunner Diane Pucin Los Angeles Times It hurts to say this because I've been with Gabrielle Douglas from her emergence at the U.S. nationals as a sparkling star, through her turn at the Olympics trials where she brushed off a fall as if it was...
  • Olympics TV Listings: Thursday, August 9

    Olympics TV Listings: Thursday, August 9
    Viewing Tips In equestrian, the horses are Olympians, too. It and modern pentathlon, which includes an equestrian component, are the only sports at the games to include animals. Watch competitors human and equine live in the individual dressage final,...
  • Olympics TV listings: Friday, August 10

    Olympics TV listings: Friday, August 10
    Viewing Tips Synchronize your lunch break with the synchronized swimming team final, 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. on WBAL-TV. The women's field hockey gold-medal match airs 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on NBC Sports Network. Primetime coverage starting at 8 p.m. includes...