MICHAEL PHELPS RUMORS

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OLYMPICS SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Michael Phelps wants to dive into Silicon Valley's investment opportunities as he tries to make the transition from Olympic swimming star and product pitchman to entrepreneur. ''I would love to get involved, whether it's in a couple little startups here and there, take a little risk, have some fun and see where it goes,'' Phelps said in an interview...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Olympic hero Michael Phelps looks to dip his toes in tech

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Michael Phelps wants to dive into Silicon Valley's investment opportunities as he tries to make the transition from Olympic swimming star and product pitchman to entrepreneur. ''I would love to get involved, whether it's in a couple little startups here and there, take a little risk, have some fun and see where it goes,'' Phelps said in an interview during...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Michael Phelps and six-month-old son Boomer take adorable swim lesson

Michael Phelps is back in the water and this time he has a new training partner. The 23-time gold medalist, who retired from swimming after August's Rio Olympics, took his six-month-old son, Boomer, to swim practice at the Meadowbrook pool where he trained to become the greatest who ever lived. And though Phelps, the elder, might be the best to ever dive into the water, he's proved...
Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

Michael Phelps pulls out of drug testing, officially retires

Michael Phelps is retired, and this time, it seems to be for real. The most decorated Olympian of all time pulled out of the drug-testing pool, making him officially ineligible to compete. Phelps told reporters Monday before USA Swimming’s Golden Goggle Awards in New York that he wanted to get his paperwork in as soon as possible in order to get out of the whereabouts system...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Phelps, Ledecky win Golden Goggle Awards for Rio performance

NEW YORK (AP) Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky have both earned Athlete of the Year honors for the third consecutive year at the USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards. Phelps won six medals this summer, including five gold, and took the male Athlete of the Year award for the seventh time overall. Phelps also won Race of the Year on Monday for his 200-meter butterfly...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps has beach wedding months after legal marriage

Four months after getting legally married to Nicole Johnson, Michael Phelps is celebrating in Mexico. The 23-time Olympic gold medalist shared an Instagram photo Sunday of him walking down the aisle with the former Miss California USA, captioned, ''My best friend.... I love you!!'' Johnson also shared a picture of her walking with Phelps on a beach while dressed in a wedding gown...
Via Associated Press
October 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Ryan Lochte says Michael Phelps didn’t help him when he needed it

As if most peoples’ opinions of Ryan Lochte weren’t already negative enough, this probably won’t help matters. Lochte was interviewed by USA Today for a long feature, and in it he talked about the reception he’s had from his USA Swimming teammates since the infamous incident in Rio. Specifically, Lochte complained that swimming icon Michael Phelps wasn’t really there for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Jose Fernandez joins tragic list of premature departures

Sunday was a dark day in the sporting world from its onset, as news of the tragic death of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez broke at dawn. Fernandez, one of the game’s brightest young stars and frontline contender for the National League Cy Young Award, died early on Sunday morning when a speed boat he was a passenger on crashed and overturned. Fernandez’ death has sent...
Via Yardbarker
September 26, 2016  |  Discuss

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
September 09, 2016  |  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...
Via NESN.com
August 17, 2016  |  Discuss
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