Archive for the ‘Michael Phelps’ Category

Michael Phelps to compete in four events at U.S. Nationals

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Michael Phelps' comeback bid will continue next week at the U.S. national championships, and he will match his most ambitious program since returning to the sport. The 29-year-old will compete in the 100-meter freestyle, 100 butterfly, 100 backstroke and 200 individual medley at the meet, which begins Wednesday in Irvine, California. Phelps retired after ...

Michael Phelps back in anti-doping program, is comeback next?

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

After the London Olympics in 2012, Michael Phelps claimed he was done with swimming. He retired and said he was excited to focus on the next chapter of his life. Well, just over a year later, Phelps has rejoined the U.S. drug testing program, a signal that he is planning ...

Michael Phelps and Sumo Wrestlers Have Something in Common

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

Not sure if you've heard or not, but some fellow named Michael Phelps, the man of eight gold medals in the most recent Summer Olympics, had his picture taken while smoking pot at a party in South Carolina and the media are making a big deal about it. ...Like he's the ...

Wii Get A Chance To Swim Like Mike

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Is it just me or is Michael Phelps everywhere right now? Sure, we got to see a good deal of him right after the Olympics. There are the Guitar Hero and Rosetta Stone commercials, but like any non-basketball Olympian should do, he seemed to drift into the background a little. Guess what? He's ...

Olympic Moments Funnier than Phelps on SNL

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

A friend of mine from Los Angeles sent me this. I know it's a bit past its prime, but I found it humorous nonetheless. Here are the top nine comments made by NBC sports commentators so far during the Summer Olympics that they would like to take back: 1. Weightlifting ...

Chinese Leftovers: The Best Scraps From Beijing

Monday, August 25th, 2008

You've already seen our favorite memories from Olympiads past. Or if you haven't, you're going to now. And if you still don't, I have some friends in the Chinese government that will try to arrange things so you are more properly educated. This year's Olympics also provided us with a cornucopia ...

Michael Phelps Still Has Some Work To Do

Monday, August 18th, 2008

Yeah yeah, we all love Michael Phelps, his run to eight gold medals was magical, blah, blah, blah. Everyone seems to just love the guy to no end. In fact, an ex of mine told me she'd give a year's salary just for the chance to eat ice cream off ...

Michael Phelps Makes Me Feel Terrible

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

Yep, just terrible. I'm not going to get into the specifics or anything, but he's giving me a complex. So far the only thing I've really accomplished in life is being college educated. Yep, got the 'ol diploma from a fine public institution. Michael Phelps, on the other hand, is just about ...