The man who captured the world’s imagination by winning a gaggle of gold medals at the 2008 Olympics, Michael Phelps, was arrested for DUI in Baltimore, Maryland early this morning.
Phelps was stopped by authorities at 1:40 AM while traveling in his white Land Rover, at that point field sobriety tests were administered and failed. The swimmer blew almost twice the legal limit.
Officials just issued a statement saying Phelps was initially pulled over for going 84 in a 45 … and during the stop, the officer noticed he was hammered. Sources say Phelps was hauled to a nearby station where he was booked for DUI — Continue reading
Michael Phelps lost his bid for his most important race since announcing his return to swimming in April.
Phelps missed the 100-meter butterfly win by a hundredth of a second at the U.S. National Championships in Irvine.
The winner of the event, Tom Shields of Huntington Beach, finished with a personal-best time of 51.29 seconds. Continue reading