| Feb 8, 2015
| 4:42 PM
The pastor kept repeating a biblical phrase: "Above all else, guard your heart." But, seated with the congregation, the mother of Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps knew how easy it was to lose focus on the maintenance of her own beating heart....
| Aug 31, 2014
| 12:38 PM
When I came to Baltimore-based Erickson Living to work as a public relations summer intern, I imagined I would enrich my professional experiences and skills but never dreamed I'd walk away with such a wealth of knowledge on memory care, memory health...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Growing up in a small town in Alabama that had its share of gangs and violence, it wasn't easy for Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb.
His family dealt with personal strife they later conquered.
And Webb always looked forward to spending time after...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 3:16 PM
To jolt a young Michael Phelps out of bed for 6 a.m. swim practice, his mom Debbie sometimes resorted to blasting him with a hot hair dryer.
"I was always the worst at getting out of bed," Phelps recalled Saturday at a breakfast fundraiser honoring...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Michael Phelps said Saturday he's back in the pool a couple of times a week, but he's nowhere near ready for a return to competitive swimming.
Rumors about Phelps reversing his retirement picked up steam after he entered the drug-testing pool for...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Maryland's own Sugar Ray Leonard is perhaps best known as a baby-faced Olympic gold medalist and champion prize fighter with a winning smile.
Yet for decades, the world-renowned boxer suppressed a devastating secret: Leonard had been sexually abused as a...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 1:45 PM
Olympian Michael Phelps has been dating a Canadian woman -- and swapping Weinergate-quality photos with her -- for more than two years, the gossip site RadarOnline reports.
The site identifies Phelps' girlfriend as Montreal native Ashley Finestone, who...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:00 AM
A moody tavern. An extraordinary cocktail. The easy lapping of bay water against the banks of the Inner Harbor. Duckpin lanes. Old Bay. Art in an otherwise empty storefront. For all of these things, and for so many more, people love Baltimore. People feel...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Charm City celebrities, no matter where they were, woke early to send seasons Tweetings. Here are just a few:
Raven Terrence Cody @TerrenceCody Merry Christmas twitter and twitter fam
TV reporter Jessica Kartalija @JessKartalija Can't wait...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:52 PM
If you made a flip-book of the hundreds of photographs they've posed together for over the years, you would seeMichael Phelpsgrowing up before your eyes, getting taller and more muscular, while his coach, Bob Bowman, looks remarkably the same.
| Aug 3, 2012
| 5:34 AM
Over the course of Olympic competition in London, keen observers have noticed Michael Phelps' mother, Debbie, sporting a duct-tape flower.
The flower is in apparent honor of Alec John Cosgarea, a 17-year-old McDonogh School swimmer who died July 9...