| 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...
| 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.
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:44 AM
As the 2012 Olympics in London approach, I'm finding myself feeling strangely nostalgic.
Four years ago, my son Isaac was only a few weeks old, and we were still navigating the waters of the basics like sleeping and nursing and the difference between...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Visa's new Olympic-themed ad starring Michael Phelps just might give America a case of the shivers. Fair warning.
First of all, it's got the voice of Morgan Freeman who can induce goosebumps by reading the telephone book. But the film-work is also...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Hilary Phelps was approaching the finish line of her first Ironman triathlon. Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run" was playing. She was wrung out from more than 14 hours of swimming, cycling and now running, certain that there wasn't a single drop of...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:11 AM
The only one coming out of the 2008 Olympics with anything close to Michael Phelps' star power was his mother, Debbie Phelps.
Caught repeatedly on camera at the sidelines rooting for her son -- and tearing up unselfconsciously as he inched closer to...
| May 7, 2012
| 9:09 AM
NEW YORK -- U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps says he'll make one more push in the pool at the Olympics in London this summer, but after that he's hanging up his Speedo.
Phelps told Anderson Cooper in an interview on "60 Minutes" on Sunday that while it took...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 3:58 AM
Baltimore's favorite mother has inspired a saying. Whenever her friends and family encounter something Debbie Phelps would say or want or do, someone will inevitably say: "That's so DP."
Things that sparkle and shine and make statements? Very DP. An...
| Oct 6, 2009
In the book, 'A Mother for All Seasons' Phelps writes about the challenges of raising Michael and his 2 sisters as a single mother.
Debbie Phelps also talks about being a career-woman, she's still a Principal in Baltimore.
"Every person on this planet...