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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...
  • Change doesn't suit Phelps

    There will be plenty of swimmers in Indianapolis at the U.S. national championships next week wrestling with the decision about what kind of swimsuit to wear. Michael Phelps won't be one of them. FINA, the sport's governing body, ruled recently that...
  • U.S. championships mark Phelps' return in earnest

    He tinkered with his stroke and exhausted his muscles in the weight room. He grew a mustache. He won some races and lost a few. He just missed out on grabbing the world record he wants but doesn't own. All that, however interesting or mundane, was merely...
  • Phelps on staying with his swimsuit: What handicap?

    Phelps on staying with his swimsuit: What handicap?
    - Michael Phelps could sense the question coming long before it was asked. After all, new, high-tech swimsuits and their legality in competition have been the talk of the swimming world since the Beijing Olympics. They're the main topic of conversation...
  • Phelps claims two wins at U.S. nationals

    - When you think about it, Michael Phelps isn't just the greatest swimmer in the world because he's incredibly fast. It's also because, no matter what's going on in his life, no matter what transition he's undertaking or controversy he's facing, he's...
  • Phelps finally gets record in 100 butterfly

    Phelps finally gets record in 100 butterfly
    Michael Phelps has always been a little obsessed with numbers, to the point where they sometimes pop up in his dreams. But during the past four years, no number has rattled around inside his head more than 50.40. It represented the world record in the...