| Aug 7, 2012
| 5:05 PM
The darkened arena pulsed with anticipation, the thousands of spectators roaring and their cameras flashing like giant fireflies as the boxers swaggered in, punching the air, bouncing on the balls of their feet and glaring like gladiators. And then, the...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 3:52 AM
It's hard to focus on tonight's "Bachelor Pad" while we are eagerly awaiting ABC to confirm Olympic gold medalist swimmer Ryan Lochte as the next Bachelor.
And this isn't a pipe dream like our "Make Chris Harrison the Next Bachelor" Facebook group. A few...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 5:28 PM
The day began as so many have forMichael Phelps: at Meadowbrook pool in Mount Washington, where the mileage he has swum over the years would have gotten him to London a long time ago. But on this Saturday, the Baltimore swimmer's work would continue out...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The human fish from Rodgers Forge was not supposed to be the star of the 2012 London Olympics. American Ryan Lochte was expected to break out of Michael Phelps' shadow, and in the run-up to the games, one of Mr. Phelps' other teammates publicly criticized...
| Mar 7, 2010
Fourteen-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps came within a half second of the U.S. record in the 200-yard individual medley Saturday, winning in 1 minute, 40.58 seconds in the Maryland swimming championships at the Naval Academy. Phelps had been...
| Mar 8, 2010
Urged on by a vocal standing-room-only crowd, Michael Phelps closed out his weekend at the Maryland Swim Championships by setting the U.S. record in the 200-yard butterfly at the U.S. Naval Academy on Sunday.
Competing as a member of the North...
| Nov 6, 2010
Phelps, Lochte headline start of Grand Prix Series
The top swimmers in the country, including Michael Phelps (Fells Point) and Ryan Lochte, will be back in the pool Friday through Nov. 14 for the Minnesota Grand Prix, the first stop of...
| May 3, 2011
| 3:57 PM
It has been quite awhile, arguably more than three years, since Michael Phelps was able to focus solely on the sport of swimming.
After winning eight gold medals at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Phelps not only felt like he'd lose his mind if he...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 9:48 PM
If only all problems were so easy to dismiss.
Two hundred meters in a pool and Michael Phelps' freestyle stroke problems vanished in the Orange County night air.
Phelps, of Fells Point, put down the fastest time in the world this year, winning the 200-...
| Aug 6, 2010
| 9:06 PM
Michael Phelps departed the mixed zone, leaving behind four words.
"Losses always motivate me," he said.
Words rarely uttered by Phelps. Especially in the 200-meter individual medley against his longtime rival Ryan Lochte. Or any other swimmer for...
| Aug 16, 2010
| 6:03 PM
Michael Phelps and the 400-meter individual medley were supposed to be history.
Not just yet.
Phelps, who lives in Fells Point, said Monday that he will swim the event -- for the first time since winning Olympic gold in Beijing in 2008 -- at the Pan...
| Aug 17, 2010
| 9:37 PM
Ah, the good old days…
Turning our lonely eyes to Aussie legends Thorpey and Klimey and remembering how American Gary Hall Jr. once set off a firestorm when he spoke about smashing the Australians like guitars.
You might say with Ian Thorpe,...