TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Bob Bowman, the longtime coach of 18-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps, is taking charge of Arizona State's men's and women's swimming programs.
He returns to the college ranks for the first time since 2008, when he guided Michigan's swimming teams. He then returned to North Baltimore Aquatic Club after coaching Phelps to a record eight gold medals at the...
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Bob Bowman, the longtime trainer of 18-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps, has been hired as Arizona State's swim coach for the men's and women's programs.
Sun Devils athletic director Ray Anderson made the announcement Friday.
Bowman replaces Dorsey Tierney-Walker, who was fired March 31 after six seasons.
Bowman is a six-time USA Swimming Coach of the Year, including...
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Michael Phelps has taken the plunge, literally, and has gotten engaged.
The 18-time Olympic gold medalist announced on Twitter early Sunday he’s marrying Nicole Johnson, who was Miss California in 2010 and has dated the swimmer on and off the past few years.
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Phelps has been in the news recently for his mishaps, but perhaps...
Michael Phelps is officially off the market. The 18-time gold medalist swimmer announced on social media early Sunday morning that he and girlfriend Nicole Johnson had gotten engaged. “She said yes,” Phelps wrote on Twitter and Instagram as the caption for a photo of them together in the snow. Johnson seemed equally ecstatic, writing on...Read More
Michael Phelps hopes he’s turned over a new leaf.
The legendary Olympic swimmer pleaded guilty Friday to DUI charges stemming from a Sept. 30 arrest in Maryland. Phelps was sentenced to 18 months of supervised probation and the judge ordered him to abstain from alcohol over that time.
Phelps, who entered a six-week treatment program after the arrest,...
Michael Phelps on Friday pleaded guilty to driving while under the influence. The 18-time Olympic gold medalist was arrested for his second DUI back in September. The Associated Press reports that Phelps was sentenced to a year in prison, though the sentence has been suspended for a probationary period of a year and a half....Read More
A woman named Taylor Lianne Chandler claims she is dating Michael Phelps. This woman was once a man. Chandler, 41, recently revealed on Facebook that she was born David Roy Fitch before changing her sex during her teenage years. Chandler was put on testosterone blockers in her early teens and underwent surgery to get rid...Read More
Olympic swimming star Michael Phelps is reportedly entering rehab following his second DUI charge last week. Phelps made the announcement on his Facebook page and in a series of tweets.
Michael Phelps’ comeback bid will continue next week at the U.S. national championships, and he will match his most ambitious program since returning to the sport. The 29-year-old will compete in the 100-meter freestyle, 100 butterfly, 100 backstroke and 200 individual medley at the meet, which begins Wednesday in Irvine, California. Phelps retired after the London Olympics...
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Michael Phelps is back in the pool once again. The decorated Olympic swimmer was officially confirmed as an entrant in the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, Ariz. on April 24-26, marking his first competitive race since the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The 28-year-old seemed to go out in style at the London Games, winning gold in his final race after announcing that he would retire following...