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By Chris Kaltenbach and The Baltimore Sun | August 28, 2013
Baltimore's favorite half-man, half-fish, Olympian extraordinaire Michael Phelps, will have a cameo on the midseason premiere of USA's "Suits. " Phelps will play himself, the only athlete whom lawyer Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht) could never land. Things get complicated when rival Scottie (Abigail Spencer) also tries to court Phelps. Phelps is a fan of the show; in July, he tweeted that the current season is "awesooommee!!!" and has listed the show as one of his favorites, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
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By Jeff Zrebiec, The Baltimore Sun | August 27, 2013
Retired swimmer Michael Phelps was with the Ravens every step of the way during their Super Bowl run last year, and the most decorated Olympian ever is picking up where he left off. Five days after attending the Ravens' preseason loss last Thursday to the Carolina Panthers at M&T Bank Stadium, the Rodgers Forge native dropped by the Under Armour Performance Center with his girlfriend, Win McMurry , to watch practice and speak to several...
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By Peter Schmuck and The Baltimore Sun | August 1, 2013
Michael Phelps generated some buzz at the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona this week when he was non-committal to the latest media inquiries about his future. Since he wouldn't specifically rule out one more attempt to add to his medal collection at the next Olympics, it's probably fair to wonder if he is no longer so certain about staying retired. "I don't know what's going to happen in the future," Phelps told the Associated Press on Monday. "I don't know what's going to happen tomorrow.
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Sports Digest | July 19, 2013
Golf Phelps to take his first shot at celebrity event All-time Olympic gold-medal leader and Baltimore County native Michael Phelps will make his American Century Championship debut today. Answering questions at a news conference for the Lake Tahoe-based celebrity tournament Thursday, he commented on how long it would take him to swim Lake Tahoe. "Six hours. I'm not very fast anymore," Phelps quipped. Phelps, who estimates his golf handicap to be 18 or 19, has participated in several pro-am golf tournaments.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | July 19, 2013
Wayne L. Sherman, a Baltimore City employee and a Morrell Park activist, suffered an apparent heart attack July 11 after being stricken on a street in downtown Baltimore. He died at Mercy Medical Center. He was 52 and lived on Washington Boulevard. Born in Harrisonburg, Va., he was the son of Lester and Catherine Sherman. He moved to Southwest Baltimore's Morrell Park as a child and lived on Harman Avenue. He attended Morrell Park Elementary and Gwynns Falls Junior High School.
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By Jordan Bartel | July 18, 2013
Yes, Michael Phelps has a new love interest. Phelps, 28, stepped out with date Win McMurry, also 28, at Wednesday's ESPY Awards, and we're naturally curious about here. We're assuming you are, too.The pair has reportedly been dating since June. 1. She works for the Golf Channel Confession: We've never watched the Gold Channel. But we may now. McMurry is a reporter for the channel, which airs Phelps' show "The Haney Project. " 2. She has some beauty accolades Shock.
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The Baltimore Sun | July 18, 2013
Michael Phelps looked like he was enjoying himself at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles this evening. Dressed in a dark suit instead of a swim suit, and with Golf Channel reporter Win McMurry on his arm as he walked the red carpet, retirement seemed to agree with the Olympian. Phelps stopped outside the Nokia Theatre for an interview with ESPN's Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley, where he was asked about his friendship with fellow retiree Ray Lewis and what he's been doing (golfing)
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Sports Digest | July 18, 2013
ESPY Awards Michael Phelps, Jessica Long among winners Michael Phelps won two ESPY Awards on Wednesday night at the annual ceremony in Los Angeles, topping the "Best Male Olympian" and "Best Record Breaking Performance" categories, and Jessica Long took home the trophy for "Best Female Athlete With A Disability. " Phelps, a Baltimore County native broke the all-time medals record at the Olympics last year by earning six in London, extending his career total to 22 medals.
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By Chris Korman, The Baltimore Sun | June 29, 2013
Michael Phelps was driving over the Allegheny Mountains after playing golf with Hockey Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux on Friday, bound for Baltimore. Friends from across the country were streaming into his hometown to celebrate his 28th birthday, which is Sunday. He had plans to stay in town for a week, do some work around his Canton home and relax after too much time traveling. Swimming - at least competitively - was far from his mind. He knew reports speculating that he might be regretting retirement continued circulating.
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By Childs Walker and Chris Korman, The Baltimore Sun | June 29, 2013
Bob Bowman gets to the question before it can even be raised. "You guys want to know if Michael's coming back," he says to a pair of visitors. Michael is Michael Phelps , the greatest swimmer of all time and Bowman's pupil from gawky adolescence. Twitter has buzzed in recent weeks with rumors of Phelps abandoning his planned retirement. "I'd be the first to know," Bowman says. "And I haven't heard a thing from him. So the imminent comeback is not so imminent. " Furthermore, he would not want Phelps to resume swimming unless the great Olympian was absolutely committed, more committed than he was leading up to the 2012 London Games.
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