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Michael Phelps adds 200 IM victory, second win at Santa Clara event

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps took charge of the men's 200-meter individual medley and raced to an impressive victory on Sunday night, his second win of the Arena Pro Series. On Saturday, Phelps won the 200 butterfly. Phelps' next focus is the national championships, where he expects to swim the 100 fly, 100 individual medley and 200 individual medley...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps wins 200 individual medley at Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps took charge of the men's 200 individual medley and raced to an impressive victory, his second win of the Arena Pro Series on Sunday night. Phelps' next focus is the national championships, where he expects to swim the 100 fly, 100 individual medley and 200 individual medley, though he hasn't confirmed anything. Calling...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Phelps wins 200-meter butterfly at Arena Pro Series

  Michael Phelps won the 200 butterfly on Saturday at the Arena Pro Series and met his expectations. Phelps last won a 200 fly race at the 2012 Olympic trials and declared he would not return to the event when he came out of retirement last year. ''I was happy to give a good effort,'' Phelps said. ''In my whole career, I never trained more than a 100 fly. I'm doing things in workouts...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Phelps wins the 200 fly in Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Michael Phelps won the 200 butterfly on Saturday at the Arena Pro Series and met his expectations. Phelps last won a 200 fly race at the 2012 Olympic trials and declared he would not return to the event when he came out of retirement last year. Phelps swam his first 200 fly, since earning a silver medal in London, last month in Charlotte, finishing seventh...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps Gets Engaged To Previous Miss California Winner (Photo)

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. This embed is invalid" /> Phelps has been in the news recently for his mishaps, but perhaps...
Via NESN.com
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps gets engaged to beauty queen girlfriend

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
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI, gets probation

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
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps' self-proclaimed girlfriend was born a man

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
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps to compete in four events at U.S. Nationals

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...
Via Rumors and Rants
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps officially ends retirement

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...
Via NESN.com
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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