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  • Accolades keep coming for Phelps

    Michael Phelps had just finished his work at the Water Cube, still wet but his place in history secure, when he walked up to his longtime coach. "Good job," Bob Bowman said. C'mon, coach, couldn't you come up with something a little more memorable?...
  • Phelps should have known better

    In defense of Michael Phelps and his "youthful and inappropriate" behavior and "bad judgment," taken on its own, this is far from the worst slip-up ever by a national hero. This space surely isn't the only one in which the first reaction to the now-...
  • Intense scrutiny has Phelps weighing whether he will swim in 2012 Games

    Intense scrutiny has Phelps weighing whether he will swim in 2012 Games
    In his first interview since a photo surfaced showing him smoking from a marijuana pipe, Michael Phelps said yesterdaythat the intense public scrutiny has him contemplating whether he will swim in the 2012 Olympics. Phelps, who said that he "clearly made...
  • Phelps' decision on 2012 Games to have deep impact

    For a week now, Michael Phelps has been one of the most polarizing figures in sports. And though this isn't the first time Phelps' judgment has been questioned, fallout from the incident has introduced something new to his career: indecision. Maybe,...
  • Ledger links Jones to several drugs

    Marion Jones used several different performance-enhancing drugs over a substantial period of time, according to a detailed doping calendar. Jones' alleged doping regimen was part of a Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative ledger that featured the names of...
  • IOC head says Phelps deserves second chance

    International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge said swimming star Michael Phelps failed in his duty as a role model but deserves a second chance after being photographed with a marijuana pipe. Rogge said Phelps' apology and promise not to do it...
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  • Games' focus is Phelps

    Michael Phelps wants to clear something up. You might have heard about his quest to win eight gold medals at these Beijing Olympics. You might have heard how he wants to break Mark Spitz's record for the most medals in a single Games, that he won't be...
  • Spitz: 'I never got invited'

    Mark Spitz says he is being snubbed as Michael Phelps takes aim at his Olympic record of seven gold medals in a single Games. Spitz, who won his seven swimming golds in 1972 in Munich, said no one connected with the Olympics - not the International...
  • U.S pair raises a racket

    From Laos to Maryland. From his birth name, Khankham, to his legally changed name, Bob. From training in California to competing in the Beijing Olympics. And now back home. The journey for Bob Malaythong has had many unexpected turns, not the least of...
  • Sixth gold for Phelps

    Sixth gold for Phelps
    Michael Phelps touched the wall today, looked up at the scoreboard to find his time, then closed his eyes. He winced in pain, needing a moment to collect himself. This one hurt. It also felt pretty darn good. Phelps won his sixth gold medal of the 2008...
  • Rogge: Phelps is 'icon'

    Michael Phelps has a new accolade. "He is the icon of the Games," International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge said yesterday. The American swimmer had won five gold medals entering the 200-meter individual medley, setting five world...