| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:35 PM
She hails from a family of Baltimore firefighters, but Summer Britcher's life runs counter. She battles the ice.
One of the youngest members of the Olympic luge team, Britcher, 19, is competing in her first Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Opening...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Eight years after competing in the Olympics, Kimmie Meissner is giving the Winter Games another shot. Minus her skates.
Meissner, 24, is working for NBC as a research analyst, a behind-the-scenes job that sent the Bel Air resident to Sochi with little...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 9:37 AM
Just before he began preparing for a comeback into competitive figure skating, reigning Olympic men's champion Evan Lysacek switched agents from International Management Group to Creative Artists Agency.
And CAA, long known as one of the most powerful...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...