| 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...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 3:37 PM
Six seasons ago, the post-Michelle Kwan era in U.S. women’s skating appeared to be filling with promise.
Olympian Kimmie Meissner went to the 2007 U.S. Championships as the reigning world champion.
Alissa Czisny, the other veteran, seemed on the...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 10:22 AM
Props to reigning U.S. figure skating champion Ashley Wagner for making one of her goals at this week’s world championships in Nice to earn back the third U.S. women’s berth that slipped away in her previous trip to senior worlds.
| Aug 1, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps today qualified for Thursday’s 200 individual medley final at the Aquatic Centre in London.
They finished 1-2 in their heat, while Laszlo Cseh of Hungary won the second heat. Lochte is seeded first for the final, Cseh...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:50 PM
On the first full day of his life as the most-decorated Olympian, Michael Phelps went back to work — those medals don't start winning themselves just because you've hit 19, after all. But first he had to attend to his correspondence.
"Thank you Mr....
| Aug 3, 2012
| 9:22 AM
For some Olympic families, it's enough just to go to London to cheer. But that's not La La Vasquez Anthony.
Sure she'll have time to cheer on Carmelo as he plays basketball for Team USA, but she'll also be filming her VH1 reality show "La La's Full Court...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 8:18 PM
Olympic athletes Kimmie Meissner and Pat Winslow Connolly visited Pinewood Elementary School on April 16, and Rowdy Gaines, an Olympic swimmer who currently commentates on the sport, spoke to students via Skype.
Meissner, a world champion figure skater...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 5:51 PM
Whether it was a rooftop deck party equipped with a DJ and an elaborate brunch theme or a hotel hall transformed into a swanky viewing room, those lucky enough to have downtown digs along the Grand Prix race track entertained friends and family with...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 7:25 AM
For a young woman unknown to everyone but figure skating deep insiders until late last fall, Gracie Gold did not lack a sense of her fast developing identity.
"I've stirred up a buzz with my skating, and I hope to continue to skate as well as I have...
| Jan 30, 2011
A couple hours after the women's final Saturday at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, I was in a group of longtime figure skating writers discussing what we might expect between now and the next Olympics, and one of my colleagues......
| Jun 6, 2009
Kimmie Meissner prepared for the worst and got the best.
The former world and national champion from Bel Air suffered through a disastrous season last year that ended with a painful hip injury, and she figured the best she could hope for was a single...