Tag Archives: Michael Phelps

  • Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI, Speeding in Maryland

    Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI, Speeding in Maryland

    Why was Michael Phelps arrested? Why is it so hard for famous rich people to get drivers or just NOT DRIVE DRUNK? Those questions will likely never be answered, but it’s all moot now for Phelps, who was picked up in Maryland for speeding and then taken in for DUI when he failed a field […]

  • Watch This Interview With 15-Year-Old Michael Phelps (Video)

    Watch This Interview With 15-Year-Old Michael Phelps (Video)

    When I was 15 years old, my major aspirations in life were to lose my virginity and get my driver’s license, both of which I eventually managed to accomplish thanks to the poor judgment of the other respective parties involved. According to a recently unearthed video, when Michael Phelps was 15, he was excited about […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 13th) — Michael Phelps

    This Day In Sports History (August 13th) — Michael Phelps

    It was on this day in 2008 that Michael Phelps won his tenth and eleventh career gold medals.  His tenth gold gave him the most Olympic gold medals for any athlete in both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games’ modern history. It was the men’s 200m butterfly in which Phelps won his tenth career gold, […]

  • Michael Phelps Appears In The Latest Ad From Louis Vuitton (Photo)

    Michael Phelps Appears In The Latest Ad From Louis Vuitton (Photo)

    Michael Phelps just retired from swimming at the age of 27. He won 4 gold medals and 2 silver medals at the London Olympics this year, bringing his career totals to 22 medals overall and 18 golds. making him the most-decorated Olympian of all time. So what is he going to do with himself now […]

  • The 15 Best Stories From The 2012 Summer Olympics

    The 15 Best Stories From The 2012 Summer Olympics

    The Olympics always give us a wide variety of stories to tell—stories about legendary performances, human perseverance, or athletes overcoming adversity. And the 2012 Summer Olympics were no different. We saw athletes playing through injuries, inspiring nations, making entire stadiums laugh, and, of course, making entire stadiums erupt with deafening cheers. So today we take […]

  • 15 Olympians And Their Celebrity Look-Alikes

    15 Olympians And Their Celebrity Look-Alikes

    The Olympics have a way of radically transforming the lives of athletes. One month a 17-year swimmer can walk down the street and nobody knows who she is. The next she’s a bona fide celebrity appearing on cereal boxes and doing interviews on the Today Show. Of course, not every Olympian needs success at the […]

  • 13 Athletes With Weird Eating Habits

    13 Athletes With Weird Eating Habits

    We have this romantic notion (usually propagated by Gatorade commercials) that the bodies of professional athletes are high-performance machines that require meticulous maintenance and high performance fuels to achieve peak performance. And for some athletes this is true. In fact, some are so particular about the foods they put in their bodies that you might […]

  • 20 Awesome Athlete-Celebrity Look-Alikes

    20 Awesome Athlete-Celebrity Look-Alikes

    It’s funny how athletes always want to hang out with celebrities, and celebrities always want to hang out with athletes. There’s a weird kind of synergy between the two sets of super wealthy people—each seems to understand the other, and yet each also wants to be like the other. Meanwhile, the rest of us would […]

  • 11 Popular Pop Songs That Name-Check Athletes

    11 Popular Pop Songs That Name-Check Athletes

    Sports and music go together like chocolate and peanut butter. Both professions garner notoriety, breed a culture of financial indiscretion, and both are just kind of awesome. So it’s no wonder that the two bleed together, like when LeBron James refused to acknowledge a beef with DeShawn Stevenson, saying that would be like “Jay-Z getting […]

  • 9 Sports Record Holders Every Guy Should Know

    9 Sports Record Holders Every Guy Should Know

    There’s only so much room in our feeble human minds to retain all the knowledge we come across as sports fans. So how do we decide what to keep and what to throw out? That’s easy. Listen to us at TPS. There is no shortage of athletes who merit remembering, but since you can’t keep […]

  • The Breakfast of Champions: 15 Iconic (and, or Ironic) Wheaties Boxes

    The Breakfast of Champions: 15 Iconic (and, or Ironic) Wheaties Boxes

    “Better eat your Wheaties,” was once a common response to a child saying they wished to be a professional athlete. Originally, it was a marketing slogan, but it became a popular refrain, which must have put the Wheaties ad guys on cloud nine. Few products are so closely linked with champions (sorry, Buick) as Wheaties, […]

  • Hey Four Eyes!: 9 Athletes that Seriously Rocked Goggles

    Hey Four Eyes!: 9 Athletes that Seriously Rocked Goggles

    Guys who need glasses don’t comprise a huge portion of the athletic community. These pointdexters are more at home in a library or science lab than on the playing field. However, every once in a while, a genetic freak comes along with athletic ability AND poor eyesight. However, in order to make this list, you […]

  • Michael Phelps and McLovin Party in Vegas (Pics)

    Michael Phelps and McLovin Party in Vegas (Pics)

    Michael Phelps was out getting his party on in Las Vegas for McLovin’s 21st birthday. It was a huge bash for McLovin, real name Christopher Mintz-Plasse, and some stars were in attendance. But the big question is this: is McLovin kind of like Menudo? Now that he is officially grown up will we still think […]

  • Picture Of The Day – Balance

    Picture Of The Day – Balance

    If you ever hear somebody giving swimmers crap about their sport, step in and call them an idiot.  Swimming isn’t my first sport of choice, by any means, but it’s pretty physically taxing and I respect anybody who can do it well (especially smoke weed and do it well).  After seeing this picture, I guess […]