Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 8/26/14

ROME - AUGUST 02: Michael Phelps of the United States competes in the Men's 4x 100m Medley Relay Final during the 13th FINA World Championships at the Stadio del Nuoto on August 2, 2009 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
Start up the rumor mills, folks. Remember when we thought we'd never see Michael Phelps compete in the pool ever again? It seems like just yesterday Phelps, at 27 years old, was capping off yet another iconic Olympic performance last summer in London with four gold medals and two silvers. He told The Associated Press in December it was the perfect way to finish his legendary career. "I wanted to leave that way," he told AP. "I'm sure I could come back in another four years, but why? I've done everything I wanted to do. There's no point in me coming back. Everybody is like, `You're going to come back.' And I'm like, `No, I'm not.' I've done everything I wanted to do in this sport. I don't know a lot of people who can say that." But according to a report on Friday by WBBH TV in Fort Myers, Fla., Phelps will return to swimming and target the 2016 Olympics in Rio -- when he would be a ripe-old 31. The story -- which said "The greatest Olympian of all time isn't hanging up his swimsui...
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