| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:15 PM
We should all be so fortunate to be able to retire at age 27 and embark on an international quest to experience a world full of fun and privilege, but Michael Phelps — quite predictably — has come to realize that living the good life isn't...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:37 AM
Ohio University freshman swimmer Carrie Dukes, a 2013 graduate of The John School, was awarded the Ohio University Tad Potter Memorial Award at an athletics dinner Saturday evening.
This award is given annually to the swimming and diving student-...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 6:14 AM
Outdoor track teams traveled to Reservoir High School to compete in Saturday’s Gator Invite/Howard County Spring Classic.
Wilde Lake’s Jamila Brown was the lone county competitor to set a new record in the meet when she ran the 200-meter...
| May 15, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Michael Phelps will take another small step in his comeback to competitive swimming when he competes in two races on Friday but this time he will do it without the presence of his friend and greatest rival.
The 28-year-old Phelps competed for the...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:59 PM
Michael Phelps was back in familiar waters and on top of the winner's podium in his comeback to competitive swimming at the U.S. Grand Prix in Charlotte on Friday.
Competing for just the second time since retiring after the 2012 London Olympics,...
| May 6, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Michael Phelps is expected to continue his return to competitive swimming at the Arena Grand Prix at Charlotte May 15-18, USA Swimming announced Tuesday.
Phelps began his comeback last month at the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, Ariz., where he finished...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The debate over the dolphins at the National Aquarium has taken on an unpleasant aroma ("Free the dolphins," May 20). I've been a National Aquarium member for 20 years and regret we are the only group not brought into the marine mammal brouhaha. It's...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 4:44 PM
For almost a year, the question was "if" Michael Phelps would return to competitive swimming.
Now that Phelps is scheduled to end his 20-month retirement Thursday in Mesa, Ariz., a more nuanced question looms: Why?
Phelps sounded fairly certain he...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:44 AM
If you were waiting for Chris Davis' home run to land before you got on with your business last night, you might have missed a lot. That’s why blogger/reporter Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion --where every morning, Monday through Friday, he'll...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Many banners overlook the pool at the Newton White Athletic Center, but three stand out. The 1977, '78 and '79 Johns Hopkins men's swimming national championships stare out over the pool, as if to motivate those who have qualified for this year's...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Jean Amos, who had been the swimming instructor at what is now Notre Dame University of Maryland and a Red Cross water safety teacher, died March 1 of complications from dementia at her Loch Raven Village home. She was 90.
The daughter of a Pennsylvania...
| Mar 23, 2014
The Johns Hopkins men's swim team grabbed its second straight fourth-place finish at the 2014 NCAA championship on Saturday night in Indianapolis.
The Blue Jays piled up 245 points to finish just 1.5 points out of third place. Kenyon won its second...