Ryan Lochte was under contract to seem single at Olympics?

Ryan Lochte has looked for love in the public spotlight before, but at the Olympic Games, the disgraced U.S. swimmer was forced to carry on the facade he was single and in fact, ready to mingle. In a profile from New York Magazine‘s Jessica Pressler, the “Jeah” enthusiast admitted despite being in a relationship with now fiancee  Kayla Rae Reid, he was under contractual...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Lochte says a sponsor required him to appear single at Olympics

Ryan Lochte's recent engagement to Playboy model Kayla Rae Reid earlier this month came as a surprise to many, as the two haven't been publicly dating for very long. In fact, it'd be hard to blame you if you didn't know they were dating at all, considering Lochte apparently covered it up intentionally.According to a recent profile from NY Mag, Lochte was contractually obligated...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Prosecutors charge men after Ryan Lochte protest on TV show

LOS ANGELES (AP) Prosecutors have charged two protesters who rushed the stage of ''Dancing with the Stars'' in a protest against Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte. The Los Angeles city attorney's office says Sam Sotoodeh and Barzeen Soroudi were charged Monday with interfering with a performance and leaving a spectator area and entering a stage, both misdemeanors. The 59-year-old Sotoodeh...
Via Associated Press
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Where does Landon Donovan's return rank among these notable athletes?

When Landon Donovan returned to professional soccer after a near two-year hiatus, he joined a notable list of dominant athletes to return to the game. Donovan, 34, himself told fans the decision to return stemmed from an unyielding love for his former club, the Los Angeles Galaxy, a team that saw both injuries and player departures threaten a chance to miss the upcoming MLS postseason...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Lochte ‘DWTS’ protesters speak out after release from jail

It made for a wild and surreal scene on Monday night when two men stormed the stage shortly after Ryan Lochte’s first performance alongside partner Cheryl Burke on this season’s edition of “Dancing With The Stars.” VIDEO: Anti-Ryan Lochte protester tackled during #DWTS https://t.co/B6XcAFGzYQ pic.twitter.com/LuzYY6cwuM — ABC7 Eyewitness News (@ABC7) September 13,...
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September 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Protesters storm stage after Ryan Lochte's Dancing with the Stars debut

Disgraced US Olympian Ryan Lochte’s first stop on his image rehabilitation tour is the place where all C-level celebrities go for a jumpstart to their careers – Dancing with the Stars. It didn’t get off to a great start. Lochte’s debut DWTS appearance was marred on Monday night when an apparent protester came on to the dance floor. Lochte had just finished his first dance...
Via The Comeback
September 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Ryan Lochte suspended 10 months by USOC, USA Swimming

Ryan Lochte has been suspended 10 months by the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Swimming for his role in an internationally-publicized scandal during the Olympics in Rio. The 10-month suspension keeps Lochte out of the 2017 World Championships. The three other swimmers involved in the incident also received suspensions, but for less time. TMZ Sports says one of the swimmers was suspended...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Ryan Lochte signs endorsement deal with cough drop company

Ryan Lochte has been dropped by all of his major sponsors in the wake of the incident he was involved with at a gas station in Brazil, but at least one company is willing to work with him despite the bad publicity. TMZ learned on Thursday that Lochte has signed an endorsement deal with the Pine Brothers throat lozenge company. The CEO of the company, Rider McDowell, said he believes...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Ryan Lochte to join 'Dancing With the Stars'

Further punishments — like those given to Hope Solo — probably soon will come for Ryan Lochte, but at least he reportedly has dancing to look forward to while he’s out of the pool. The USA swimmer has gone from Olympic hero to a punchline in the matter of days after he “over-exaggerated” the events at a Rio de Janeiro gas station during the Olympics. But he might soon...
Via NESN.com
August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

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