MICHAEL PHELPS RUMORS

Michael Phelps gets great name on Starbucks cup

Michael Phelps was in for a bit of a surprise when he ordered Starbucks on Monday.Phelps shared an image on Instagram of three Starbucks cups, all of which had rather unique names written on them in deference to the 28-time Olympic medalist. The “GOAT” -- which is an acronym for "Greatest of All Time" -- one is good. The “wife of GOAT” and “friend of GOAT” ones are just...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps’ testimony to Congress: doping in swimming has frustrated me for years

Michael Phelps finally has said what he always wanted to say about swimming cheats.The Olympic swimming legend revealed his long-standing frustration over doping in swimming Tuesday during his testimony to the U.S. Congress. Phelps told the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation, which is investigating the international anti-doping system, he has suspected...
Via NESN.com
March 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Brady's son, Jack, doesn't want to play football like dad

It sounds like Tom Brady’s son, Jack, is down to play football … just not American football.Actress Bridget Moynahan, who is Jack’s mother, stopped by “LIVE with Kelly” this week and talked about her new husband and her son, among other things, at which point she revealed that Brady’s oldest offspring isn’t eyeing a career in the NFL. Instead, the 9-year-old is more...
Via NESN.com
January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

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
November 22, 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

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
August 19, 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

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
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