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  • Olympics TV listings: Sunday, August 5

    Olympics TV listings: Sunday, August 5
    Viewing Tips Sunday, Sunday, Sunday means tennis, tennis, tennis. The action starts at 7 a.m. with the mixed-doubles final on NBC Sports Network and the bronze medal men's singles match on MSNBC. The men's singles gold medal match comes two hours later,...
  • 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...
  • Ugly fan reactions to Olympic disappointments for U.S. athletes

    Ugly fan reactions to Olympic disappointments for U.S. athletes
    Here is the understatement of the year: Americans don’t like to lose. And when they do, they get squirrely and resentful, like a God-given right has been snatched from their fat little fingers and they don’t understand why. How else to...
  • Olympics TV listings: Tuesday, August 7

    Olympics TV listings: Tuesday, August 7
    Viewing Tips See who will be going for gold in men's soccer and who will be going for medals in women's basketball on NBC Sports Network. Soccer semifinals air at noon and 2:45 p.m. Basketball quarterfinals will be shown at 9 a.m., 4:30 p.m. and 5:15 p....
  • Michael Phelps stands alone at the top

    Michael Phelps stands alone at the top
    It could have been a little more dramatic. Michael Phelps could have made us wait until the weekend to watch him win his historic 19th medal and become the most-decorated athlete in the modern history of the Olympic Games, but no matter. Baltimore's...
  • Swimming: Hammond Park shows well at championship meets

    Several Hammond Park Stingrays swimmers competed against more than 1,000 swimmers from 50 teams at the Straehle Invitational swim meet Wednesday, July 25, at the Four Seasons Sports Complex in Hampstead. Stingrays highlights include: Freestyle 11-12B:...
  • 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...
  • After sweeping swimming nationals, Loyola and NDP take aim at conference titles

    After sweeping swimming nationals, Loyola and NDP take aim at conference titles
    Notre Dame Prep and Loyola Blakefield made another clean sweep of the National Catholic swimming championship meet last weekend. Both squads are pointing toward doing the same in their home conferences, starting with the Blazers' bid for a three-peat at...
  • NBAC trio closest finishers behind Lochte in 200 IM

    NBAC trio closest finishers behind Lochte in 200 IM
    Ryan Lochte has the world chasing him in the 200-meter individual medley. The 28-year-old from Rochester, N.Y., holds the world record for the event and has three Olympic medals to show for the race. He demonstrated the same dominance in the Phillips 66...
  • Russett Sharks swimming skips a division, yet continues winning

    Russett Sharks swimming skips a division, yet continues winning
    The Russett Sharks are coming off Division D titles the past two years in the Prince Mont-Swim League. After losing in the first meet, the Sharks bounced back to win the next two weeks to stay in title contention in a new division. After a 17-point...