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1 hr ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Celebrated Relationship Between Michael Phelps And Speedo Concludes

MESA, Arizona, April 23. IN a move that proved to send shockwaves through the sport, Tripp Mickle of the Sports Business Journal broke news that Michael Phelps has parted ways with longtime sponsor Speedo.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Gazette

Ramsey: Michael Phelps can't outrace time in his comeback

Michael Phelps has nothing left to prove in the pool. He's won 22 Olympic medals, including a beyond-belief collection of 18 golds.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Trinadad Express

Phelps' age may be his biggest foe for 2016

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, announced earlier this month that he was returning to competitive swimming.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

WLBT-TV Jackson

Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

SFGate

Names & Faces

IBF light heavyweight boxing champion Bernard Hopkins speaks with reporters during a media workout Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Philadelphia.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Trinadad Express

Striking the right balance

This is the first of three features the Trinidad Express sports desk is doing on three of the best local junior swimmers.

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SavannahNow

Sand Gnats rained out

Georgia Tech coach Brian Gregory has added Coastal Carolina assistant and former NBA player Mamadou N'Diaye to his coaching staff.

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Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Arena Grand Prix - Mesa Psych Sheets Released: Phelps and Lochte Could Go Head-to-Head Twice

MESA, Arizona, April 18. MICHAEL Phelps will race in three events next week at the Arena Grand Prix stop in Mesa, Ariz., marking his first competition since the 2012 Olympics.

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Sys-Con Media

Turkish Swimming Dusts off and Gets Ready for Success with Turkcell's Support

In April 2013, Turkcell Turkey's leading telecommunications and technology company, and Turkish Swimming Federation partnered for "Olympic Performance Project" and set the bar high for Turkish swimming.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Swimming World Throwback Thursday Video: Michael Phelps Talks Of "Final Swim On American Soil"

PHOENIX, Arizona, April 17. ANYONE who followed the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials remembers Michael Phelps saying the 100 fly final was his last race on American soil.

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Bellingham Herald

Study finds chlorinated pools and pee are a match made in harmful gas heaven

While it ranks high on the gross scale, peeing in a pool has never been considered hazardous.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

The return of Michael Phelps to competitive swimming raises hopes i 1 2 and misgivings

George Herman Ruth Jr. stayed in the game too long. In his last season and playing for the Boston Braves in 1935, the legendary Babe batted .181, could barely trot around the bases and stuck around mostly because he thought he'd be offered the manager's job, which he wasn't.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBS Local

Olympic Gold Medalist Rowdy Gaines On Michael Phelps Returning To Competitive Swimming

U.S. Olympic Hall Of Famer, three-time Olympic gold medalist and a member of the International Swimming Hall of Fame, Rowdy Gaines has enjoyed a successful competitive swimming career.

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The Baltimore Sun

The pull of the pool [Editorial]

Our view: The return of Baltimore's Michael Phelps to competitive swimming raises hopes - and misgivings - of his biggest fans George Herman Ruth Jr., the pride of Pigtown, stayed in the game too long.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

SLAM! Sports

Phelps' return greeted with shrug by fellow Olympians

U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps stands in a pool during a visit to the Rocinha slum complex ahead of the Laureus World Sports Awards in Rio de Janeiro March 11, 2013.

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Fitsugar

Meet the Girl Who Got Michael Phelps Into Swimming

You watched him win 22 Olympic medals, break numerous world records, retire in style at the 2012 Summer Olympics - and then announce this month that he's coming out of retirement - but how exactly how did Michael Phelps get into swimming? Enter Hilary Phelps, the oldest sister of the Phelps clan, whose siblings would later follow in her swimming ... (more)

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The Baltimore Sun

Michael Phelps has nothing to lose in swimming comeback

We should all be so fortunate to be able to retire at age 27 and embark on an international quest to experience a world full of fun and privilege, but - quite predictably - has come to realize that living the good life isn't going to be enough to keep him entertained.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Phelps will be racing himself in swimming comeback

Two registered sex offenders who have known each other since at least 2012 have been charged with raping and killing four California women since last year.

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Lowell Sun

10 Things to Know for Today

President's critics say his tough talk--like his "red line" on Syria--isn't followed by equally tough action.

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The Kansas City Star

Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

If you can stand the cold, this should be a good night to view the total lunar eclipse.

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Olympic Medal Count

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1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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