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  • 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...
  • Phelps holds keys to his future as corporate pitchman and swimming advocate

    Phelps holds keys to his future as corporate pitchman and swimming advocate
    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...
  • Roger Carter sends 18 swimmers to All-Star meet

    The Roger Carter Seals sent 18 swimmers to the Bel Air Swim and Racquet Club July 28 to compete in the Prince-Mont Swim League All Stars meet. To qualify, swimmers either had to win the final heat at Divisionals or post one of the top 18 times in a stroke...
  • Wynnewood Warriors host the Divisional championships

    Wynnewood Warriors host the Divisional championships
    The Wynnewood Warriors closed its summer season by hosting the Divisional championships. The highlight of the meet was David Wilbourne who broke a 24-year old record in the 9-10 backstroke. Wilbourne, who also won the idividual medley, was one of three...
  • In defense of NBC's Olympics broadcast

    Every two years, the Olympics roll around and amazing specimens of humanity like Michael Phelps make the rest of us feel like tree sloths. The Winter Olympics are bad enough -- downhill racers streaking like rockets, snowboarders and ski jumpers...
  • Doing laps with Michael Phelps

    Doing laps with Michael Phelps
    As a plodding lap swimmer at Meadowbrook, the Mt. Washington pool whereMichael Phelpshas trained for almost two decades, I've been watching the phenom swimmer at close range since he was 14 or so. In that time, I've witnessed — along with scores...
  • Michael Phelps to learn golf on 'The Haney Project'

    We know what Michael Phelps is going to do next. Golf anyone? Fresh off of winning six medals at the London Olympics, Phelps is going to tackle the world's best golf courses with help from the Golf Channel. The Baltimore swimmer, who says he has retired...
  • Rodgers Forge: As summer ends, events mark approaching school year

    Well, my young friends, all good things must come to an end — and so it is with summer. As we know, our local schools will open their doors for the 2012 -2013 academic year on Monday, Aug. 27. Some of you will be walking those halls for the first...
  • Hudson's Corner: Michael Phelps is now just another swimmer in lane 5 at Meadowbrook

    Hudson's Corner: Michael Phelps is now just another swimmer in lane 5 at Meadowbrook
    How does the most decorated Olympian decompress after a triumphant finale in London? He goes on an all-boys trip to the exotic Maldives. He poses in Louis Vuitton ads in a bathtub and with the previous top Olympic medalist, Larisa Latynina. He also...
  • Towson native Pelton pushes Franklin in 100-meter backstroke

    Eighteen-year-old Missy Franklin is the American record holder in the 100-meter backstroke, but Towson native Elizabeth Pelton tested the Olympic gold-medal winner Friday at the Phillips 66 National Championships and World Championships Trials in...
  • Bob Bowman returns to coaching after post-Olympic odyssey

    Bob Bowman returns to coaching after post-Olympic odyssey
    Bob Bowman gets to the question before it can even be raised. "You guys want to know if Michael's coming back," he says to a pair of visitors. Michael is Michael Phelps, the greatest swimmer of all time and Bowman's pupil from gawky adolescence....
  • Michael Phelps says he has no plans to return to swimming

    Michael Phelps says he has no plans to return to swimming
    Michael Phelps was driving over the Allegheny Mountains after playing golf with Hockey Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux on Friday, bound for Baltimore. Friends from across the country were streaming into his hometown to celebrate his 28th birthday, which is...