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Sponsors Expected To Score Big As Michael Phelps Emerges From Retirement

The most decorated Olympian ever, Baltimore native Michael Phelps announced this week he’s headed back to competition.

21 hours ago

(FILES): This August 17, 2008 file photo shows US swimmer Michael Phelps competing in the men's 4 x 100m medley relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing. USA Swimming suspended Olympic superstar Michael Phelps for three months on February 5, 2009, a "reprimand" after a published photograph showed him apparently smoking marijuana. The national governing body of the sport stressed that the punishment was not for a doping violation, but said they wanted to send a "s trong message" to Phelps about his status as a role model for young people.

Olympic Great & Baltimore Native Michael Phelps Ends Retirement; Eyes Rio

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

04/14/2014

(FILES): This August 17, 2008 file photo shows US swimmer Michael Phelps competing in the men's 4 x 100m medley relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing. USA Swimming suspended Olympic superstar Michael Phelps for three months on February 5, 2009, a "reprimand" after a published photograph showed him apparently smoking marijuana. The national governing body of the sport stressed that the punishment was not for a doping violation, but said they wanted to send a "s trong message" to Phelps about his status as a role model for young people.

Longtime Coach Says Michael Phelps Could Return To Swimming Soon

The Baltimore bullet could be back! There’s word that Michael Phelps could begin competing in meets over the next few weeks.

03/26/2014

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Md. Woman, Olympian, Returns To Coffee Bar Work

A 24-year-old woman who won a bronze medal at the Olympics as part of the Swiss women’s hockey team is back behind the counter as a barista at a Washington coffee shop.

03/15/2014

(FILES): This August 17, 2008 file photo shows US swimmer Michael Phelps competing in the men's 4 x 100m medley relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing. USA Swimming suspended Olympic superstar Michael Phelps for three months on February 5, 2009, a "reprimand" after a published photograph showed him apparently smoking marijuana. The national governing body of the sport stressed that the punishment was not for a doping violation, but said they wanted to send a "s trong message" to Phelps about his status as a role model for young people.

Top 5 Moments In Olympic History

Do any Olympic moments from Sochi make it on to our top 5 all-time list?

02/24/2014

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Team USA Speed Skaters Complain Under Armour Suits Slowing Them Down

Under Armour is under pressure. The Baltimore-based company designed Team USA’s speed skating suits for the Sochi Olympics.

02/14/2014

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6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still Visit

If you’re tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it’s hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.

02/13/2014

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2014 Sochi Games Pregame Playlist

As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in Sochi, they need some motivation to push themselves in ways they never have before.

02/05/2014

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Michael Phelps Among Olympians Concerned About Security In Sochi

Security concerns in Sochi. The U.S. military announces it will move two warships into the Black Sea during the Olympic Games in case of a terror attack.

01/23/2014

Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014

Marty had “Coffee With” U.S. Olympic Mogul Skier Hannah Kearney and U.S. Olympic Committee dietitian Susie Parker-Simmons. Ron Matz had “People Are Talking” about the Food for Fines program at the Enoch Pratt Library.

01/14/2014

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Md. Native Katie Ledecky Wins 500 Freestyle At Winter Nationals

Katie Ledecky is making the most of her return to the city where she and the rest of the U.S. Olympic swim team trained before the 2012 Summer Games.

12/06/2013

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Getting His Feet Wet? Phelps Takes First Steps Toward Olympic Return

Is he or isn’t he? Michael Phelps took his first steps toward competing in the 2016 Olympics, but he isn’t saying whether he’ll compete in Rio.

11/15/2013

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