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Sponsors Expected To Score Big As Michael Phelps Emerges From Retirement

The most decorated Olympian ever, Baltimore native Michael Phelps announced this week he’s headed back to competition.

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(FILES): This August 17, 2008 file photo shows US swimmer Michael Phelps competing in the men's 4 x 100m medley relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing. USA Swimming suspended Olympic superstar Michael Phelps for three months on February 5, 2009, a "reprimand" after a published photograph showed him apparently smoking marijuana. The national governing body of the sport stressed that the punishment was not for a doping violation, but said they wanted to send a "s trong message" to Phelps about his status as a role model for young people.

Olympic Great & Baltimore Native Michael Phelps Ends Retirement; Eyes Rio

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

04/14/2014

(FILES): This August 17, 2008 file photo shows US swimmer Michael Phelps competing in the men's 4 x 100m medley relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing. USA Swimming suspended Olympic superstar Michael Phelps for three months on February 5, 2009, a "reprimand" after a published photograph showed him apparently smoking marijuana. The national governing body of the sport stressed that the punishment was not for a doping violation, but said they wanted to send a "s trong message" to Phelps about his status as a role model for young people.

Longtime Coach Says Michael Phelps Could Return To Swimming Soon

The Baltimore bullet could be back! There’s word that Michael Phelps could begin competing in meets over the next few weeks.

03/26/2014

(FILES): This August 17, 2008 file photo shows US swimmer Michael Phelps competing in the men's 4 x 100m medley relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing. USA Swimming suspended Olympic superstar Michael Phelps for three months on February 5, 2009, a "reprimand" after a published photograph showed him apparently smoking marijuana. The national governing body of the sport stressed that the punishment was not for a doping violation, but said they wanted to send a "s trong message" to Phelps about his status as a role model for young people.

Top 5 Moments In Olympic History

Do any Olympic moments from Sochi make it on to our top 5 all-time list?

02/24/2014

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Michael Phelps Among Olympians Concerned About Security In Sochi

Security concerns in Sochi. The U.S. military announces it will move two warships into the Black Sea during the Olympic Games in case of a terror attack.

01/23/2014

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Getting His Feet Wet? Phelps Takes First Steps Toward Olympic Return

Is he or isn’t he? Michael Phelps took his first steps toward competing in the 2016 Olympics, but he isn’t saying whether he’ll compete in Rio.

11/15/2013

Olympics Day 6 - Swimming

On Possible Comeback: Phelps Says He’s Keeping Options Open

Michael Phelps has rejoined the U.S. drug testing program, the strongest signal yet that he’s planning a comeback for the Rio Olympics.

11/14/2013

Olympics Day 6 - Swimming

Phelps Back At The Pool, Still Mum On Comeback

Michael Phelps has been working out with his former coach but there is no word yet on a return to swimming for the Rio Olympics.

10/20/2013

Olympics Day 6 - Swimming

Is He Coming Back? Michael Phelps Vague About Future

When Michael Phelps walked away from swimming after the London Olympics, he was adamant about one thing: His career was over.

07/29/2013

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Phelps Limping On Injured Ankle In Barcelona

If Michael Phelps is planning a comeback, it’s on hold for now.

07/29/2013

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Michael Phelps Takes Home 2 ESPY Awards

ESPN holds its annual ESPY Awards, celebrating the best in sports. And Baltimore is well represented.

07/18/2013

The most decorated Olympian of all time Michael Phelps endorses Ping, Hewlett Packard, Subway and Under Armour.

Michael Phelps Playing Golf, But US Still Strong In Pool

Michael Phelps is off playing golf and showing no signs of backtracking on his decision to retire from swimming.

05/14/2013

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