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 ...

Missy Franklin wins record six gold medals at swimming worlds

Sunday, August 4th, 2013

I think it's fair to say that United States swimmer Missy Franklin knows how to rise to the occasion in big moments. The 18-year-old dominated the 2013 World Aquatics Championships and walked away with a record six gold medals. She'll now fly home from Spain (which hosted the world championships) ...

Link Dump! Brought To You By Kenny Powers

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Can I wear the scream mask? The mask from Scream...when I do you from behind? - Busted Coverage Billy Gillespie is "considering" entering rehab. Aren't we all? - Strait Pinkie Good answer, douche - Outside the Boxscore Apparently, the win against Georgia is worth about $6 mil. I hope OSU doesn't have any ...

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 ...

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 ...

Phelps Shies Away From Press, Publicity

Monday, August 4th, 2008

Michael Phelps showed up in China today and basically sneaked into the country unnoticed. He avoided hundreds of fans, reporters and cameras Monday as he took a side door out of the airport to a waiting bus while his teammates walked through the arrival gate in Beijing. Then he went ...