Who can rival Michael Phelps?

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time with 22 gold medals spanning his four prior Olympic appearances, will swim three individual events at the 2016 Rio Games. Though unrivaled on the medal table, swimmers around the world have been closing the gap on his dominance of the 100m and 200m butterfly, plus the 200m individual medley. He has the potential of adding up...
Via CSN Chicago
16 hours ago

London 2012: Phelps edged out by le Clos in 200m butterfly

Michael Phelps aimed to win three consecutive gold medals in the 200m butterfly, but instead was edged out by South Africa's Chad le Clos at the 2012 London Olympics.
Via CSN Chicago
5 days ago

2004: Phelps wins 100m butterfly gold with 'magic touch'

Michael Phelps proves he has the "magic touch" to sneak in ahead of U.S. teammate Ian Crocker and win the 100m butterfly at the 2004 Athens Olympics.
Via CSN Chicago
5 days ago

Michael Phelps voted U.S. Olympic swimming team captain for first time

SAN ANTONIO -- Michael Phelps is in unfamiliar waters as he heads to his fifth Olympics. He's been chosen as a captain of the U.S. men's swimming team for the first time.Phelps was voted in by his teammates, along with veteran sprinters Nathan Adrian and Anthony Ervin. Phelps owns a record 22 Olympic medals, including 18 golds. Adrian and Ervin are three-time Olympians, while Phelps...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs Guard Tony Parker is Training With Michael Phelps and the USA Swim Team This Off-Season

It's the NBA off-season. Some players are still on vacation, while others are grinding in the gym. But San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker has been training in the pool. Not by himself though—with Michael Phelps and the USA Swim Team. [instagram src="https://www.instagram.com/p/BIAz07dBqGb/?taken-by=_tonyparker09"] The USA Swim Team recently held a practice in San Antonio...
Via Stack
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps poses in pool alongside baby son Boomer

Michael Phelps has taken his son to work. Phelps and fiancee Nicole Johnson have posted Instagram photos of baby Boomer Phelps in the pool alongside his Olympic superstar dad. Phelps writes with one posted Wednesday that ''the little man loved the water'' and they both got some extra laps in. Little Boomer also has an Instagram account in his own name. A photo posted on it shows...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps becomes first American male swimmer to qualify for five Olympics

The storied Olympic career of Michael Phelps officially opened up a new chapter on Wednesday night, when the swimmer qualified for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. With his qualification, Phelps became the first American male swimmer to qualify for five Olympics, according to the United States Olympic team’s Twitter. HE'S DONE IT ❗️❗️❗️@MichaelPhelps has qualified...
Via The Comeback
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps gets proper "Schooling" in 100-meter butterfly swim race

Michael Phelps is the butterfly king, but he was downed by Joseph Schooling at the Longhorn Invitational on Friday in the 100-meter butterfly. Schooling, a University of Texas swimmer, edged Phelps with a time of 51.58 seconds, per the Associated Presss, while Phelps finished with a time of 51.65. No doubt, these two will face off against one another in the 2016 Rio Olympics,...
Via Sportsnaut
June 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps, girlfriend announce they're having a baby

Michael Phelps and his fiancee Nicole Johnson announced on Wednesday that they are expecting a child, and it’s a boy. Phelps revealed the big news with a post on Instagram. “We found out 8 weeks ago we were expecting … Today we’re over 12 weeks and it looks like we’re having a boy!!!” Phelps wrote....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps was in 'really dark place' after DUI arrest

Michael Phelps seemingly had it all. He was one of the most recognizable sports figures in the world, and he had the Olympic medals to back it up. But Phelps’ life changed back in September 2014 when the Olympic swimmer was arrested for a DUI. And the days after his arrest were extremely painful. “I was in a really dark place,” Phelps told Sports Illustrated’s Tim Layden...
Via NESN.com
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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