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Lochte Beats Phelps In 200-M At US Nationals

Ryan Lochte beat Michael Phelps to win the 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. national championships, keeping Phelps winless in four races.

08/10/2014

Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara

Huntington Beach’s Tom Shields Edges Michael Phelps In 100M Butterfly At U.S. Nationals

Two events, two losses for Michael Phelps. Tom Shields upset the three-time Olympic champion by a hundredth of a second to win the 100-meter butterfly at the U.S. national championships Friday night.

08/08/2014

2014 Phillips 66 National Championships

After Practically Missing Wall, Phelps Finishes 7th In 100M Freestyle At US Nationals In Irvine

Nathan Adrian led all the way to win the 100-meter freestyle at the U.S. national championships, with Michael Phelps finishing next-to-last in a star-studded field.

08/06/2014

Michael Phelps speaks to the media after winning the men's 100m butterfly final during day 1 of the Arena Grand Prix at Charlotte at Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center on May 16, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Olympian Phelps’ Comeback Plans Starting To Come Into Focus

Michael Phelps always has a plan. Now, it’s becoming a bit more apparent what he has in mind for his comeback.

05/17/2014

Arena Grand Prix at Mesa

Michael Phelps Falls To Lochte In Comeback Swim Meet In 100M Butterfly In Arizona

Michael Phelps is 0 for 1 in his comeback to the pool.

04/24/2014

(FILES): This August 17, 2008 file photo shows US swimmer Michael Phelps competing in the men's 4 x 100m medley relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing. USA Swimming suspended Olympic superstar Michael Phelps for three months on February 5, 2009, a "reprimand" after a published photograph showed him apparently smoking marijuana. The national governing body of the sport stressed that the punishment was not for a doping violation, but said they wanted to send a "s trong message" to Phelps about his status as a role model for young people.

Top 5 Moments In Olympic History

Do any Olympic moments from Sochi make it on to our top 5 all-time list?

02/24/2014

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Phelps Edges LeBron James For AP Male Athlete Of Year

Phelps edged out LeBron James to win the award for the second time, not only a fitting payoff for another brilliant Olympics (four gold medals and two silvers in swimming at the London Games) but recognition for one of the greatest careers in any sport.

12/20/2012

US swimmer Michael Phelps shows off his gold medal after the podium ceremony for the men's 200m individual medley swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 2, 2012 in London.  AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BUREAU

Phelps Says He May Be Back In 2016 — As Golfer

Michael Phelps says the only chance he’ll be competing at the 2016 Olympics would be as a golfer.

10/30/2012

Michael Phelps of the USA on the 11th hole during the second round of The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at Kingsbarns Golf Links on October 5, 2012 in Kingsbarns, Scotland. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Michael Phelps Sinks 153-Foot Putt At Dunhill Links

Swim great Michael Phelps upstaged some of golf’s finest when he holed a 51-yard putt for a net hole-in-one during the second round of team play at the Dunhill Links Championship on Friday.

10/05/2012

Micahel Phelps - 100M Butterfly

Phelps On Cover Of Wheaties Box Once Again

With another six Olympic medals around his neck, swimmer Michael Phelps is once again touting the breakfast of champions.

08/16/2012

US swimmer Nathan Adrian celebrates after the men's 100m freestyle final swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 1, 2012 in London.  AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOPHE SIMON

USA Dominates London Olympics With 44 Golds, 102 Total Medals

Swimming, track and field, basketball, women’s soccer, Serena Williams and Aly Raisman. They all found their way onto U.S. Olympic Committee chairman Larry Probst’s highlight list from the London Games.

08/11/2012

Michael Phelps of the United States poses on the podium with a special award presented by FINA for his career achievements on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 4, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Phelps Collects 18th Gold Medal In Final Race Of His Career

The finale was a formality, more a coronation than a contest. Michael Phelps headed into retirement the only way imaginable — with another gold medal.

08/04/2012

Michael Phelps of the United States competes in the Men’s 100m Butterfly Final on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

Phelps Goes Out In Style By Winning 3rd Straight Gold In 100 fly

Seventh at the turn, an Olympic champion at the end. For the 17th time. What a way for Michael Phelps to go out in the final individual race of his career.

08/03/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Michael Phelps Face?

08/03/2012

US swimmer Michael Phelps holds his gold medal on the podium of the men's 200m butterfly final during the swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 31, 2012 in London.  AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOPHE SIMON        (Photo credit should read CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/GettyImages)

Phleps Sets Olympic Record With 19 Career Medals

Michael Phelps swam into history with his 19th Olympic medal, and this one was a more appropriate color.

07/31/2012

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