| Jul 24, 2012
| 11:41 AM
The grueling 400-meter individual medley, where Michael Phelps swims against American rival Ryan Lochte, is among the featured events during primetime coverage starting at 8 p.m. on WBAL-TV.
2:36 a.m. to 5 a.m. Opening...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Omaha, Neb. — Michael Phelps' eight gold medals in eight tries in the 2008 Beijing Olympics might never be duplicated.
On Monday, someone who could have been able to do it — Phelps himself — announced that he wouldn't even try.
| Jul 26, 2012
| 10:02 AM
For Baltimore area swimmers between the ages of 8 and 18, the last weekend of July is always an important time. It marks the end of the summer swim team season, as thousands of youngsters compete in divisional championships with trophies, ribbons and...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 4:23 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Tuesday mostly sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 94 and south winds around 6 miles per hour. Forecasters warn that isolated thunderstorms are possible Tuesday afternoon and evening and...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 3:43 PM
Who was that swimmer in the far lane, finishing fourth and failing to medal?
A sluggish-looking Michael Phelps launched his final Olympics Saturday night in uncharacteristic fashion, leaving the pool without a stop at the medal platform after a fourth-...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Having swum in Michael Phelps shadow for most of his career, Tyler Clary finally made his first Olympics — and promptly dissed the guy who is headed to his fourth.
Clary, 23, of Riverside, Calif., shocked the swimming world Tuesday, when a...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Michael Phelps may or may not be the best swimmer in the world -- fellow American Ryan Lochte has closed the gap since Beijing, though we have yet to see a focused Phelps -- but when it comes to getting paid to film commercials about swimming, no one...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 4:27 AM
Another day, another shot at a bit of redemption. But this time it may be for Tyler Clary, the swimmer whose public dissing of teammate Michael Phelpscaused a verbal firestorm as the two headed to the Games.
Clary was widely viewed as the bad guy after...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 4:12 PM
LONDON — Unless you were named Ryan Lochte, Monday was a good day in the pool for the U.S. swim team.
Missy Franklin shrugged off the pressure of the most-important swim final of her 17-year-old life — and a tight time schedule — to win...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 8:59 AM
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...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:57 PM
For all Michael Phelps has accomplished and for all the world records he has smashed, it has still become a bit of a tradition for the swimming world to doubt him on eve of the FINA World Championships.
The World Championships, which are held every two...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 8:54 PM
For the past eight years, the major competitive storyline at every meaningful swimming championship has arisen from Michael Phelps' international and historic dominance. How many medals will he win? How many records will he break? How dramatically will he...