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  • Maryland's Summer Olympians

    Below is a list of athletes from Maryland, or one of the state's colleges, who have competed in the Summer Olympics. Despite our research, we might have missed someone. If we did, send us an e-mail to sports@baltsun.com and we'll update the list. Theresa...
  • Maryland medalists

    They range from a shooting specialist to one of the great sprinters of his generation. The former Maryland Summer Olympians who have won medals are listed below. Despite exhaustive research, it's possible we left someone out, so let us know at sports@...
  • Phelps' voyage

    Phelps' voyage
    Michael Phelps was 15 years old the day he returned home to Rodgers Forge from his first Olympic Games in 2000. He had finished 5th in the 200-meter butterfly in Sydney, Australia, even though he was mostly ears and arms at that point, and it seemed as...
  • Hoff again named SportsWoman of Year

    For earning 11 medals last year in international and national swimming competition, Towson's Katie Hoff has been named 2007 SportsWoman of the Year by the U.S. Olympic Committee. "It's truly an honor," said Hoff, who also won in 2005. "I was really...
  • Setting a course for Beijing

    A year ago, swimmer Michael Phelps showed up in Columbia, Mo., for the Missouri Grand Prix with low expectations. He did not have history on his mind. In fact, before diving into the pool for the 200-meter butterfly, he didn't even bother to shave the...
  • A matter of time

    A matter of time
    Michael Phelps readily concedes that he's not much of a morning person. But guess what? In his opinion, all the discussion over the decision to move the Olympic swimming finals to the morning - which was made so they could be shown live on television...
  • 'Shocked' Hoff sets U.S. mark in 400 free

    'Shocked' Hoff sets U.S. mark in 400 free
    When Katie Hoff was less than two pool lengths into the 400-meter freestyle final yesterday, everyone at the Missouri Grand Prix - including the swimmer - sensed something special might be happening. At each turn, as her lead widened and her time kept...
  • Hoff makes her mark

    Hoff makes her mark
    Katie Hoff took two more gold medals yesterday at the Missouri Grand Prix and $20 from Michael Phelps. Clearly the class of the field, Hoff survived a poor start in the 200-meter freestyle to set an American record - her second in two days - and then...
  • Hoff's gold standard

    Hoff's gold standard
    Six events, five gold medals. And if Katie Hoff's fingernails had been just a smidgen longer yesterday morning, she would have made it a clean sweep of her events at the Missouri Grand Prix. By the end of the meet, Hoff, of Towson, already owner of...
  • USA Swimming honors Phelps; Bowman repeats as Coach of Year

    Michael Phelps was named Athlete of the Year last night by USA Swimming at the annual Golden Goggle Awards, which recognize outstanding achievement in the pool for American athletes. Phelps was something of a shoo-in for the award after winning eight...
  • Intense scrutiny has Phelps weighing whether he will swim in 2012 Games

    Intense scrutiny has Phelps weighing whether he will swim in 2012 Games
    In his first interview since a photo surfaced showing him smoking from a marijuana pipe, Michael Phelps said yesterdaythat the intense public scrutiny has him contemplating whether he will swim in the 2012 Olympics. Phelps, who said that he "clearly made...
  • Demanding Bowman puts Hoff through paces

    Demanding Bowman puts Hoff through paces
    The day that Katie Hoff realized the Second Act of her swimming life had truly begun, she was struggling to finish a workout at Meadowbrook Athletic Club. Her muscles were shaking, pleading with her brain to give the order to quit. She was so...