| Aug 3, 2012
| 3:30 AM
As the Olympics play out in London, there's at least one Baltimorean dreaming about Charm City hosting the world-class athletic event - with the successors to Baltimore's swimming stars Michael Phelps and Allison Schmitt racing each other across the...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Each morning, we'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday.
** Michael Phelps has accomplished the unthinkable in his Olympic career. Read why he has more work to do...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 12:38 PM
The exploits of swimmers Michael Phelps and Allison Schmitt, both who have ties to Baltimore, have been well documented throughout the 2012 London Olympics. Phelps has won two gold and two silver medals so far, and Schmitt has won two golds, a silver, and...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 7:08 PM
The tension in the air at Meadowbrook Aquatic and Fitness Center duringMichael Phelps' 100-meter butterfly race Friday afternoon was almost as thick as the chlorine smell that filled the pool's lobby.
From the moment Phelps hit the water, the nearly 50...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 2:26 PM
On the first day of the rest of his life, Michael Phelps slept in. Really in.
"I just woke up," he told reporters at a 1 p.m. news conference Sunday, the day after he swam his last race ever to complete a 22-medal run over four Olympics.
| Aug 6, 2012
'm currently in Olympic Park sitting in the gardens which border River Lea (a river which runs through the Park). We came into Central London on the train and to the Olympic Park on the tube. The trains were nowhere near as crowded as I had expected...
| 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...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Michael Phelps and other Olympic athletes from Maryland will be honored at a celebration Monday afternoon at the Inner Harbor, after which the swimmer will be named an honorary captain of the Ravens at the team's season opener.
Gov. Martin O'Malley,...
| Sep 8, 2012
Bob Bowman, who coached Michael Phelps through his record-breaking Olympic career, won a title himself Friday when he was named Coach of the Year by his professional association.
The American Swimming Coaches Association award, given at a banquet in...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 1:38 PM
Michael Phelps may have retired from competitive swimming after the London Games, but his coach is adding on work: He has signed with TSE Consulting, a global firm that specializes in working with sports federations.
Bowman, who shepherded Phelps'...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 3:33 PM
As a kid, Allison Schmitt's sport was soccer. She even had a Mia Hamm Barbie doll. If she imagined back then that she would find herself at the Olympics someday, it would have been as a teammate of Hope Solo and Alex Morgan.
Instead, she is poised for...