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Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte are two of the most decorated, dominant swimmers in U.S. history. Rivals in the pool and friends out of it, they’re...
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Ha. It looks like Michael Phelps combed his hair with a carameled apple. Or just rolled out of bed. One of the two. Other than that — and the spaced-out look on his face and the fact it looks more like a mug shot than a head shot — the photo is great. Just great. [...]

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Headshot?  More like mugshot…amirite? With much thanks to the always dapper Bob’s Blitz, here is American swimmer Michael Phelps’ official 2012 London Olympic Games headshot.  I understand not shaving because the scruffy look is all hip and now, but how about maybe dragging a comb through that hair Mike?  Maybe make yourself a little more presentable, seeing that you are...

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Open water swimmer Payne contends with wildlife

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Michael Phelps just woke up from a nap before taking hilarious head shot picture

The photo you see above is the official head shot Michael Phelps took for his London Olympics badge. The photo received plenty of attention on the Internet the past few days for obvious reasons — Phelps looks all whacked out and the picture looks more like a mug shot than an Olympics head shot. Well Phelps explained why he appeared so disheveled in the picture. “That’s a...

Twitter partners with NBC for event page

Michael Phelps sends pictures of his dogs in swimming gear. Jordyn Wieber and the rest of the U.S. gymnasts posed for a snapshot with Ryan Lochte. Track star Lolo Jones updates her followers on her training and television habits. Many of the top Olympians have active Twitter accounts, and the social media website is hoping to capitalize on its growing popularity during the London...

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