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Though his celebratory parade in Towson represented a finale to Michael Phelps' post-Olympic blitz of public appearances, the swimmer is just beginning his quest to become an enduring marketing force. "We couldn't fully comprehend the impact of his...
- Michael Phelps couldn't hear it because he had his iPhone ear buds tucked in, but when he walked into the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center on Friday night for the 200-meter freestyle final, AC/DC's "Back in Black" was blaring over the loudspeakers....
Associated PressHolding off one of his best friends, Michael Phelps started his second attempt to break Mark Spitz's Olympic record with another epic swim. Phelps, of Rodgers Forge, set a world record in his first event of the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, touching just...
Zap2It.comIt's a comic-book summit of sorts on Thursday, Jan. 18, when The CW's "Smallville" airs "Justice," written and directed by former "Buffy" and "Angel" scribe Steven DeKnight. In it, tycoon Oliver Queen (Justin Hartley), who moonlights as the crime-...
From staff and wire reportsThe great swimsuit competition pitting Speedo against other high-end manufacturers is over. FINA, the international governing body of swimming, has decided that Speedo's LZR Racer suit, worn by Michael Phelps of Rodgers Forge, Katie Hoff of Towson and...
Tags: Michael Phelps, Katie Hoff, Swimming, Sports
Sun reporterLast July, at a small swimming meet in Athens, Ga., Michael Phelps stood on the starting blocks wearing a plain, black swimsuit. No logo, no frills and nothing that would raise an eyebrow - at least, until he hit the water. Wearing a prototype suit...
For a week now, Michael Phelps has been one of the most polarizing figures in sports. And though this isn't the first time Phelps' judgment has been questioned, fallout from the incident has introduced something new to his career: indecision. Maybe,...
Baltimore Sun reportersMichael Phelps, the Rodgers Forge native who has won more gold medals than anyone in Olympic history, acknowledged yesterday that he had engaged in "regrettable" behavior and shown "bad judgment" after a photo of him smoking what appears to be marijuana...
Los Angeles TimesFall has arrived and most of us can still enjoy some of the light, warm evenings that accompany the beginning of the season. With that in mind there's still time to get in plenty of outdoor activities and to train properly for them. Three new books offer...
Tags: Climbing, Swimming, Sports, Sport Climbing, Triathlon
It's very late at 30 Rockefeller Center, where it's been dark for hours, the stores long closed. Yet tourists and determined sightseers crowd the entrance, slog into an impossibly long but ever-growing line or just huddle around, camera phones on standby....
Since last year's Super Bowl, 2.6 million people have lost their jobs, and the workplace downsizing is expected to continue well past the Feb. 1 game. So how do you advertise an online job site, particularly when there are fewer jobs on it, without...
Sun StaffATHENS - There's an English bulldog puppy waiting for Michael Phelps and a week at a Wyoming time share. Whether simple or elaborate, Phelps denied himself pleasure in many aspects of his life as he built the strength and mental resolve that resulted...
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