Ryan Lochte sought advice from Michael Phelps after incident

Ryan Lochte says he sought advice from one of his U.S. Swimming teammates not long after he got himself into trouble by lying about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio. A pretty notable teammate, too. In an interview with Ellen DeGeneres that will air in full on Monday, Lochte spoke about how he reached out to Michael Phelps last month. “I reached out to him because I knew he hit...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps reveals what he was listening to when he made 'Phelps Face'

One of the most memorable moments from this year's Olympic Games in Rio came when Michael Phelps absolutely mean-mugged South African rival Chad Le Clos before a race. As Le Clos warmed up with a shadow boxing routine moments before the two approached the pool, cameras caught Phelps staring at his opponent with an angry glare that would go viral on social media and later be dubbed ...
Via FOX Sports
18 days ago

Michael Phelps put a name to his famous Phelpsface: Future

NEW YORK (AP) The most decorated Olympian of all time, swimmer Michael Phelps, offered a name to go with his famous Phelps face Sunday night and it's one word: Future. Phelps introduced Future at the MTV Video Music Awards, revealing that he was listening to the rapper and singer when he was photographed grimacing, hood up, headphones on, sitting in a chair near rival near Chad...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Dikembe Mutombo doesn’t mind Michael Phelps, Lilly King using his finger wag

Dikembe Mutombo’s signature finger wag has experienced a resurgence amongst American swimmers at this year’s Summer Olympic Games in Rio. Fortunately, they appear to have the blessing of the four-time Defensive Player of the Year. Mutombo came out on Friday and said that he’s cool with Michael Phelps, who waved his finger at South African rival Chad le Clos after beating him...
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps spent first day of his retirement in a pool

If you spent nearly three decades working at McDonald’s, chances are your first meal upon leaving wouldn’t be a Big Mac. But try telling that to the most decorated Olympian of all time. Michael Phelps recently announced his retirement from swimming after racking up six more medals (five gold), at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. After a grueling Olympic schedule, Phelps...
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August 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Olympic hero Katie Ledecky returns home to huge ovation at airport

After picking up four Olympic gold medals and a silver at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio and setting two world records (in absolutely dominating fashion in the 800-meter freestyle), U.S. swimmer Katie Ledecky has returned home.On Wednesday morning, the Bethesda, Maryland resident arrived at Dulles Airport in Virginia where a crowd of supporters and admirers greeted her warmly.The...
Via FOX Sports
August 17, 2016

Why Olympic success could cost Michael Phelps tens of thousands

There’s no doubt that the star of the Rio Olympics thus far has been Michael Phelps, who added another five gold medals and a silver to his incredible career tally, which now includes 23 golds and 28 medals overall.Unfortunately for Phelps, all that triumph comes with a price tag: Literally. He could have to pay up to $55,000 in taxes for all his Olympic success.That’s because...
Via FOX Sports
August 16, 2016

Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky recreated their famous 2006 photo

In 2006, Michael Phelps was at an autograph signing when a smiling 9-year-old swimmer, just like dozens in line before and after her, posed for a picture with the Olympic champion. It's a scene that's replayed itself thousands of times in the past 16 years - go to any swim family's house, particularly those who live nearby Phelps' Baltimore, and you'll see the same sort of photo...
Via FOX Sports
August 15, 2016

VIDEO: Baltimore Ravens Stop Game To Witness Michael Phelps Make History

Americans have been faithfully awaiting the arrival of football this year, but there is one event this summer that trumps any gridiron gang. Week 1 of the NFL preseason got a lot of fans excited, but it also coincided with one of the biggest events in sports history: Michael Phelps earning his 22nd Olympic gold medal, solidifying himself as the most decorated Olympian ever. In honor...
Via Gamedayr
August 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Farewell: Michael Phelps retires after 23rd gold and he's not coming back

This time it's for real.Late Saturday night at the Rio Olympics, Michael Phelps dove into the pool with Team USA in second place in the 4x100 medley relay. Fifty seconds later, Phelps had pulled his team into the lead - of course - and given freestyler Nathan Adrian plenty of room for a victory. It was Phelps' fifth gold medal of these Games and 23rd overall (to go along with three...
Via FOX Sports
August 14, 2016

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