MICHAEL PHELPS RUMORS

Not so fast: Phelps participating in Shark Week this summer

NEW YORK (AP) — Olympic champ Michael Phelps is participating in Discovery network’s Shark Week this summer, although he won’t be asked to outswim one. It’s not immediately clear what Phelps will be doing, although Discovery President Rich Ross said Tuesday he’s intrigued about seeing the fastest human swimmer interact with nature’s fastest. Perhaps Phelps can be encouraged...
Via MyNorthwest.com
16 hours ago

Michael Phelps gets great name on Starbucks cup

Michael Phelps was in for a bit of a surprise when he ordered Starbucks on Monday.Phelps shared an image on Instagram of three Starbucks cups, all of which had rather unique names written on them in deference to the 28-time Olympic medalist. The “GOAT” -- which is an acronym for "Greatest of All Time" -- one is good. The “wife of GOAT” and “friend of GOAT” ones are just...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps surprised with the best Starbucks cup 'misspelling' ever

Michael Phelps went to a Starbucks on Monday and, much like my experience at the coffee store today, his name was incorrectly spelled by the barista. But Phelps, the 22-time gold medalist and the (G)reatest (O)f (A)ll (T)ime at the Olympics, got a description perhaps a little more accurate than "Michael." That's gold - pun intended - and far better than the "Khris" I got. Also of...
Via FOX Sports
7 days ago

Michael Phelps’ testimony to Congress: doping in swimming has frustrated me for years

Michael Phelps finally has said what he always wanted to say about swimming cheats.The Olympic swimming legend revealed his long-standing frustration over doping in swimming Tuesday during his testimony to the U.S. Congress. Phelps told the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation, which is investigating the international anti-doping system, he has suspected...
Via NESN.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Brady's son, Jack, doesn't want to play football like dad

It sounds like Tom Brady’s son, Jack, is down to play football … just not American football.Actress Bridget Moynahan, who is Jack’s mother, stopped by “LIVE with Kelly” this week and talked about her new husband and her son, among other things, at which point she revealed that Brady’s oldest offspring isn’t eyeing a career in the NFL. Instead, the 9-year-old is more...
Via NESN.com
January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps pulls out of drug testing, officially retires

Michael Phelps is retired, and this time, it seems to be for real. The most decorated Olympian of all time pulled out of the drug-testing pool, making him officially ineligible to compete. Phelps told reporters Monday before USA Swimming’s Golden Goggle Awards in New York that he wanted to get his paperwork in as soon as possible in order to get out of the whereabouts system...
Via NESN.com
November 22, 2016  |  Discuss

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
October 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Jose Fernandez joins tragic list of premature departures

Sunday was a dark day in the sporting world from its onset, as news of the tragic death of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez broke at dawn. Fernandez, one of the game’s brightest young stars and frontline contender for the National League Cy Young Award, died early on Sunday morning when a speed boat he was a passenger on crashed and overturned. Fernandez’ death has sent...
Via Yardbarker
September 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Ryan Lochte sought advice from Michael Phelps after incident

Ryan Lochte says he sought advice from one of his U.S. Swimming teammates not long after he got himself into trouble by lying about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio. A pretty notable teammate, too. In an interview with Ellen DeGeneres that will air in full on Monday, Lochte spoke about how he reached out to Michael Phelps last month. “I reached out to him because I knew he hit...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps spent first day of his retirement in a pool

If you spent nearly three decades working at McDonald’s, chances are your first meal upon leaving wouldn’t be a Big Mac. But try telling that to the most decorated Olympian of all time. Michael Phelps recently announced his retirement from swimming after racking up six more medals (five gold), at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. After a grueling Olympic schedule, Phelps...
Via NESN.com
August 17, 2016  |  Discuss
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