| Aug 10, 2008
| 5:07 PM
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 email@example.com and we'll update the list.
| Aug 9, 2008
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@...
| Aug 3, 2008
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...
| Jan 18, 2008
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...
| Feb 15, 2008
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...
| Feb 16, 2008
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...
| Feb 17, 2008
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...
| Feb 18, 2008
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...
| Feb 19, 2008
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...
| Nov 18, 2008
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...
| Feb 5, 2009
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...
| May 6, 2009
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...