Stories tagged: Michael Phelps
Wed., April 19, 2017, 9:07 a.m.
Michael Phelps on possible comeback: ‘We’ll see if I get that itch’
Michael Phelps hasn’t gotten the urge to return to swimming, but the winningest athlete in Olympic history still wonders if he’ll “get that itch again.” Phelps says the big test …
Tue., March 28, 2017, noon
Not so fast: Phelps participating in Shark Week this summer
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 …
Sat., March 4, 2017, 5:22 p.m.
Column: Michael Phelps speaks out on doping, but what took so long?
It wasn’t exactly Lilly King wagging a finger at a dirty Russian, then going on to beat her for a swimming gold medal in Rio.
Sun., Oct. 30, 2016, 10:29 p.m.
Phelps ties the knot – again – in Mexico
A whirlwind year for Michael Phelps continued Saturday, when he and his wife engaged in a second wedding ceremony. This one likely was a more formal affair than the first, …
Mon., Aug. 29, 2016, 8:22 p.m.
In brief: Facebook post from Michael Phelps fan with autism inspires
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.
Sun., Aug. 28, 2016, 9:29 p.m.
Michael Phelps put a name to his famous Phelpsface: Future
The most decorated Olympian of all time, swimmer Michael Phelps, offered a name to go with his famous Phelps face Sunday night and it’s one word: Future.
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, 10:11 p.m.
Peter Schmuck: Michael Phelps should walk away after perfect ending
This is the way it should end for Michael Phelps. He has conquered Olympic Everest. He has completed an unparalleled 16-year athletic odyssey and just stuck the landing. What more …
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, 2:07 p.m.
Commentary: Cupping, gripping and the cheeseburger shortage in Rio
So far we are winning the Olympics. As I write these words, the United States is leading the world with a total of 26 medals, 25 of which were won …
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016, 8:28 p.m.
Olympics notebook: Katie Ledecky outshines Michael Phelps
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016, 9:48 p.m.
Phelps leaves Lochte in his wake one last time at Olympics
Michael Phelps waggled four fingers, recognizing another historic achievement.
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 9:58 p.m.
Katie Ledecky wins third gold medal with dominating relay swim
Katie Ledecky was the fastest swimmer in the pool, and she brought her American teammates along for the ride.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 10:32 p.m.
Michael Phelps enjoys two-gold night; Katie Ledecky wins again, too
As he looked up at a boisterous crowd, triumphant for the 20th time in his unmatched Olympic career, Michael Phelps raised his hands and flicked them in his direction as …
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 6:48 p.m.
Phelps is touting the benefit of cupping – but does it work?
Michael Phelps woke up on the morning of the first race of his fifth Olympic Games with some soreness in his right shoulder.
Sun., Aug. 7, 2016, 10:25 p.m.
No. 19: Phelps adds another Olympic gold with dazzling relay
Michael Phelps has to clear out more space in his medal case.
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 8:32 p.m.
Bill Plaschke: Michael Phelps can add flag bearer to his Olympic resume
The voting among USA Olympians for the honor of carrying the American flag in Friday’s opening ceremony came down to two disparate finalists.
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 12:55 p.m.
Michael Phelps to carry United States flag during Olympic opening
The most decorated athlete in Olympic history will carry the United States flag during the opening ceremony for the Rio Games. Michael Phelps was selected in a vote by members …
Tue., July 19, 2016, 5:12 p.m.
Unfamiliar waters for Michael Phelps: captain of U.S. men’s swim team
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.
Sat., July 2, 2016, 8:18 p.m.
In brief: Micahel Phelps goes out on top in final U.S. race, winning 100 fly
Michael Phelps wasn’t about to lose his last race in the United States. With his gangly arms cutting through the water, Phelps dazzled the home fans one last time. Phelps …
Fri., July 1, 2016, 7:52 p.m.
Michael Phelps wins latest showdown with Lochte at U.S. swim trials
Michael Phelps won his latest showdown with Ryan Lochte, capturing the 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials Friday night.
Sat., June 25, 2016, 5:39 p.m.
Phelps seeks fitting Olympic do-over, starting at U.S. trials
For anyone else, six medals would’ve been a marvelous way to exit the Olympic stage. Not so for Michael Phelps.
Sat., May 7, 2016, 6:57 p.m.
Michael Phelps jumps into gene pool, becomes first-time father
Michael Phelps is a first-time father.
Tue., May 3, 2016, 6:03 p.m.
Phelps skipping Atlanta meet while awaiting birth of child
Awaiting the birth of his first child, Michael Phelps has decided to skip an Olympic prep meet in Atlanta next week.
Sat., Dec. 5, 2015, 2:27 p.m.
Larry Stone: Happy, healthy Michael Phelps raises his Olympic bar
Michael Phelps is a new man. Everyone who knows him agrees with that assessment, Phelps himself most definitively.
Mon., Aug. 10, 2015, midnight
Phelps makes it 3 for 3 at championships
Michael Phelps made it 3 for 3 at the U.S. national championships in San Antonio, winning the 200-meter individual medley Sunday night with another time that would have been good …
Sun., Aug. 9, 2015, midnight
Michael Phelps responds to taunts in winning way
Michael Phelps has answered the challenge from Chad le Clos. After spending all day reading the South African’s taunts from halfway around the world, Phelps beat Le Clos’ time at …
Sat., Aug. 8, 2015, midnight
In brief: Jim Furyk holds four-stroke lead at Bridgestone
Golf: Jim Furyk is two rounds away from erasing a couple of bad memories at Firestone. Even with a bogey on his last hole for the second straight day, Furyk …
Thu., Aug. 6, 2015, midnight
Michael Phelps keeps an eye on 2 sets of times this week
Michael Phelps will keep up with two sets of times this week. One in Texas, the other from halfway around the world. When the U.S. championships begin today in San …
Tue., April 14, 2015, midnight
New Orleans needs final-game win over San Antonio to make NBA playoffs
NBA: Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans have been fighting for their playoff lives for more than a month. After dispatching the lowly Minnesota Timberwolves in Minneapolis on Monday …
Sat., Dec. 20, 2014, midnight
Swimmer Michael Phelps avoids jail time in DUI case
Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps avoided jail time on Friday when a judge in Baltimore placed him on probation for pleading guilty to a drunken driving charge for the …
Tue., Oct. 7, 2014, midnight
USA suspends Phelps after DUI arrest
SWIMMING: USA Swimming on Monday suspended Michael Phelps for six months, forced him to withdraw from next year’s world championships and took away his funding from the sport’s national governing …