MICHAEL Phelps is watching the world championships from afar, enjoying his ever-growing family while tackling the challenges of life after swimming.But the winningest athlete in Olympic history is still passionate about the sport that meant so much to his life. ...
Jul 27, 2019
BALTIMORE - While swimming to Olympic glory, Michael Phelps found comfort in the pool and quite a bit of angst out of it.His bout with depression reached its nadir in 2014 after a second DUI arrest. That's when the most ...
May 22, 2019
EAST MEADOW, New York - Ryan Lochte had a surprising reaction to his latest record-setting performance."A little disappointed," he said after breaking Michael Phelps' meet record in the finals of the 200-meter individual medley on Sunday at the US ...
Aug 7, 2017
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Michael Phelps, you've got company.Caeleb Dressel won his seventh gold medal of the world championships on Sunday, putting the US team ahead to stay with another dominating swim in the 4x100-meter medley relay.Twenty-four hours ...
Jul 31, 2017
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Caeleb Dressel knows the comparisons are coming.After pulling off an unprecedented Triple Crown at swimming's world championships, it's time to take on the legacy of Michael Phelps.The 20-year-old Dressel established himself as ...
Jul 30, 2017
BUDAPEST, Hungary - On a night when Katie Ledecky returned to a more familiar spot - the top rung of the medal podium - the U.S. men's team began passing the torch to a new generation at the world championships.Step aside, ...
Jul 28, 2017
MICHAEL Phelps has finally met his match in the water: a "great white shark."The Olympic champion swimmer was bested Sunday night in the Discovery Channel's Shark Week special "Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White."But Phelps didn&# ...
Jul 24, 2017
LOS ANGELES - Multiple stars from last summer's Rio Olympics highlight this year's nominees for best male and female athletes for The ESPYS.Swimmer Michael Phelps, who won five gold medals in Rio, joins National League MVP Kris Bryant ...
Jun 22, 2017
WASHINGTON - After staying in his lane as a swimmer and not speaking out about doping in international competition, Michael Phelps is ready to take on the issue in retirement.Phelps testified on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) before a congressional hearing on improving ...
Mar 1, 2017
CLEVELAND - LeBron James was jolted forward when the massive crowd swelled from the sidewalks and into Cleveland's streets, surrounding the convertible that he and his family were riding in. This wasn't supposed to happen.James looked at his ...
Dec 27, 2016
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IN a year filled with stunners, sports certainly went along for the ride.From the Golden State Warriors squandering a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals after a record-breaking season to little Leicester City defying insurmountable odds to capture the ...
Dec 25, 2016
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Michael Phelps wants to dive into Silicon Valley's investment opportunities as he tries to make the transition from Olympic swimming star and product pitchman to entrepreneur."I would love to get involved, whether it's in ...
Dec 2, 2016
WASHINGTON - Olympic athletes who bring home the gold, silver and bronze for Team USA will no longer pay a "victory tax" for their achievement under a bill President Barack Obama signed into law on Friday (Saturday, Manila time).The IRS will now ...
Oct 8, 2016
BALTIMORE - A Michael Phelps fan who has autism has become an inspiration on his own after sharing his dream of competing in the Olympics one day on the swimmer's Facebook page.Austin Levingston's August 16 post congratulating Phelps ...
Aug 29, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Even athletes can't help but be a fan once in a while.Swimming great Michael Phelps and the US men's basketball team top the list of personalities taekwondo jin Kirstie Alora is looking forward to see and ...
Aug 16, 2016
SINGAPORE - It was a photo taken with Michael Phelps that inspired Joseph Schooling to Olympic gold. So when he was mobbed by fans on his return to Singapore, he made sure he posed for a few.Hundreds packed Singapore's Changi ...
Aug 15, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Standing atop the medal podium for the 23rd time, Michael Phelps teared up, bit his lip and gave a little nod.This was how he really wanted to go out.On top of his game in the water.Totally ...
Aug 14, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Michael Phelps claimed his 23rd gold medal. Puerto Rico won its first ever. And Jamaica got its first gold of the Rio Games with an emphatic win in the marquee Olympic sprinting event.Phelps helped lift the 4x100 medley ...
Aug 14, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Michael Phelps closed out the Rio Olympics in the only way imaginable.Golden.Phelps put the United States ahead to stay on the butterfly leg of the 4x100-meter medley relay and Nathan Adrian finished it off, giving the ...
Aug 14, 2016
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