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Is he coming back? Phelps vague on future

July 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BARCELONA, Spain When Michael Phelps walked away from swimming after the London Olympics, he was adamant about one thing: His career was over.
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Olympics: Phelps goes out in style, rallying to win 100 butterfly

August 3, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Michael Phelps is turning his final Olympics into quite a victory lap, and don’t fret about American swimming after he’s gone.
Led by a pair of high schoolers, the post-Phelps era will be in very good hands. Continue Reading

FRIDAY OLYMPIC ROUNDUP: Phelps wins last individual Olympic swimming race

August 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

LONDON Michael Phelps’ last individual race at the Olympics ended like so many of the ones before it with his hands on the wall before everyone else in the pool. Continue Reading

Phelps back on top, beats Lochte in 200 IM

August 2, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

LONDON Michael Phelps added to his medal collection with his first individual gold medal of the London Games, and handed Ryan Lochte a double disappointment on his rival’s final night in the pool. Continue Reading

Phelps sets record with 19th career Olympic medal

July 31, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Michael Phelps swam into history with his 19th Olympic medal, and this one was a more appropriate color.
With a lot of help from his friends, Phelps took down the last major record that wasn’t his alone, swimming the anchor leg for the United States in a gold medal-winning performance of the 4×200-meter freestyle relay Tuesday night. Continue Reading

Phelps, Bolt unlikely to be as dominant as Beijing

July 15, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Michael Phelps, in the pool, raising a fist. Usain Bolt, on the track, slapping his chest. Continue Reading

Phelps takes 3rd gold at swim worlds in 100 fly

July 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Michael Phelps registered a comfortable win in the 100-meter butterfly at the swimming world championships today without Milorad Cavic or Ryan Lochte to challenge him. Continue Reading