Tag Archives: Michael Phelps

BongGate: Eight Arrests In SC

South Carolina police have made eight arrests in relation to the ridiculous Michael Phelps bong hit photo. Columbia’s TV 10 got the scoop: We’ve now learned that since investigators began trying to build a case, they’ve made eight arrests: seven for drug possession and one for distribution. These are arrests that resulted as the sheriff’s department served search warrants. We’ve …

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Phelps Suspended By USA Swimming, Loses Cereal Endorsement Deal

And it just gets dumberer. Michael Phelps was suspended from competition for three months by USA Swimming, the latest fallout from a photo that showed the Olympic great inhaling from a marijuana pipe. The sport’s national governing body also cut off its financial support to Phelps for the same three-month period, effective Thursday. “This is not a situation where any …

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The Cops Are After Michael Phelps

This is ridiculous. South Carolina authorities in the county where Michael Phelps was spotted smoking from a marijuana pipe say they are considering a criminal charge against the Olympic superstar. Lt. Chris Cowan said Tuesday that Richland County sheriff’s investigators are gathering more information about the photo, which showed the swimmer inhaling from a marijuana pipe. Cowan did not specify …

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Michael Phelps Photographed With Bong

British tabloid News Of The World has published a photo of Olympian Michael Phelps smoking from a bong and claims that Phelps’ handlers offered them “extraordinary incentives” not to run the story. THIS is the astonishing picture which could destroy the career of the greatest competitor in Olympic history. In our exclusive photo Michael Phelps, who won a record EIGHT …

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Tomorrow’s SNL Surprise Guest

OK, so we already know that Michael Phelps is hosting tomorrow’s season debut of Saturday Night Live. And we know that Barack Obama is going to make his second cameo appearance on the show. But guess who’s rumored to be making a surprise appearance? Hoo boy, this. will. be. good.

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“I Am Not Michael Phelps!”

Via Gawker, a totally not Micheal Phelps but equally goofy tall guy gets mobbed by Chinese who can’t tell the difference. Steve Parry is a BBC commentator who won bronze swimming in the Athens Olympics. He’s very cute about the confusion.

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Inevitable

I had the original Mark Spitz poster on the back of my bedroom door until I was about 15 years old, but I think it was 1975 when Spitz came down and Rosanne Rosannadanna went up. Then she was replaced by Darth Vader in ’77.

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Daily Grumble

As much as I admire the Olympic accomplishments of Michael Phelps, I can’t help but wonder about his being proclaimed the greatest Olympian of all time just because of his medal count. Others are going even farther and calling him the greatest athlete of all time. By what measure? Phelps spent a total of, what, ten minutes in the pool? …

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