Michael Phelps speaks out about substance use, mental health and getting help

“I just self-medicated because I was just running from whatever I didn’t want to face."

Here’s what Michael Phelps’ body would have to look like in order to beat a shark in a race

Phelps had no chance against the great white shark he "raced" for Shark Week. Blame biology, says a shark expert.
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Colin Kaepernick, the Cubs and all the biggest sports moments of 2016

Here are the stories that dominated the sports world in 2016.
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4 incredible moments you missed from the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

The athletes competing in the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games are outstanding.

Michael Phelps says he was listening to Future's "Stick Talk" during viral Olympics meme

The gold medalist was jamming to the Atlanta rapper while getting in the zone.

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Allyson Felix Makes History as the Most Decorated Woman in US Track and Field

Once called "Chicken Legs," she is now an Olympic superstar.

Katie Ledecky's Record-Breaking Win Only Took Second Place in This Sexist Headline

Michael Phelps' silver medal got top billing over Ledecky's world record-breaking win in a Colorado newspaper.
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Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky Recreated Their Photo From 10 Years Ago — But Flipped It

This time, Michael Phelps received an autograph from Katie Ledecky.
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Michael Phelps' game face has been immortalized as a tattoo, of course

Ricky Fung says the gold-medal-winning swimmer inspires him.
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3 Facts You Need to Know About Usain Bolt, the World's Fastest Man

The world's fastest man: He's just like us!

Are Michael Phelps and Nicole Johnson #Goals? An In-Depth Investigation

Sure, they're a cute couple. But #AreTheyGoals?
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Mercury News Refers to Simone Manuel as Just "African-American" in Headline About Her Win

The newspaper has since apologized for the terrible headline.
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Michael Phelps Edges Ryan Lochte to Win Gold in Rio Olympics 200-Meter Individual Medley

It was Michael Phelps' 26th career medal.

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Olympics Day 6 Schedule: Livestreams and Start Times for Tennis, Swimming and Table Tennis

Here's what to watch on day six of the Olympics.
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Michael Phelps, the Male Katie Ledecky, Just Made Olympic History

Whoever this guy is, he swims like a woman.
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Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps Dominate Rio Olympics 2016 Swimming Contests

Ledecky is on track to win all three distance freestyle races, while Phelps set a record with his win at the age of 31.
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Michael Phelps Medal Tracker: Full Medal Count for History's Most Decorated Olympian

Here's a brief history of Michael Phelps' epic Olympic career.
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Rio Olympics 2016 Day 3 Recap: The Most Viral Moments From the Third Day of the Games

Here's what you missed from the third day of the Olympics.

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Michael Phelps' Terrifying #PhelpsFace Is the Rio Olympics' Best Meme

It appears Phelps' rivalry with South African swimmer Chad le Clos is still going strong.
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Michael Phelps Is the 2016 Rio Olympics' Official Resident DILF

He wins at both swimming *and* being a hot dad.
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What Are Those Red Circles on Michael Phelps' Back?

The red circles are the result of an ancient healing therapy.
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Michael Phelps Rio Olympics Livestream 2016: How to Watch the Swimmer Compete

This is Michael Phelps' fourth and possibly final Olympics games.
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Rio Olympics Swimming Online Livestream 2016: Here's Where to Watch Live

Here's how to watch Olympic swimming.

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When Does Michael Phelps Swim? Here's the Famed Swimmer's Rio Olympics Schedule

Here are the times you can catch Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps.
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Science Reveals How the Brains of Swimmers Are Different Than Everyone Else's

These athletes are a different breed.

Trinidad James 'All Gold Everything' Video: 5 Reasons Gold Is Cool Again

For a while, it looked like platinum had replaced gold as pop culture's element of choice. But with the rise of Trinidad James and others, it looks like gold is finally making a comeback.