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  • Michael Phelps suspended 6 months, won't swim in world championships

    USA Swimming has suspended Michael Phelps from competition for six months and removed him from its 2015 world championship team in response to the record-setting Olympian’s drunken-driving arrest in Baltimore last week. The punishment came the day...
  • Michael Phelps suspended six months, will miss 2015 worlds

    Michael Phelps suspended six months, will miss 2015 worlds
    USA Swimming announced Monday it has suspended Michael Phelps for six months, and he has withdrawn by mutual agreement with the federation from the U.S. team for the 2015 World Championships next August as a result of his second arrest for drunk driving....
  • Michael Phelps to enter treatment program

    Michael Phelps to enter treatment program
    Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps is taking time away from swimming to enter a six-week, in-patient treatment program following his arrest last Tuesday on a drunken driving charge for the second time. In a statement posted Sunday to his social...
  • Michael Phelps suspended from USA Swimming-sanctioned events for six months

    (Reuters) - American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, was suspended for six months by USA Swimming on Monday following his recent arrest on a drunken driving charge. Phelps, who recently returned to top-level competition...
  • Phelps Suspended Six months, Will Miss 2015 Worlds

    USA Swimming announced Monday it has suspended Michael Phelps for six months as a result of his second arrest for drunk driving. The federation's action came a day after Phelps announced he was stepping away from swimming to enter what his...
  • Michael Phelps to enter six-week treatment program after DUI arrest

    Michael Phelps to enter six-week treatment program after DUI arrest
    Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps plans to enter a six-week in-patient treatment program after his recent drunken-driving arrest, he and his agent said Sunday. The move should help his legal case and boost his public image as he seeks to keep a...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1974, Nazareth snaps Parkland's 20-game winning streak

    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. October 6 2004—Jim Tkach, coach of unbeaten Northern Lehigh, suspends nine players including five starters for two games for a violation of...
  • A West Coast beachhead for the Kennedys

     A West Coast beachhead for the Kennedys
    OK, so it's not the six-acre Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port, Mass., but the recently minted Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. (a.k.a. actress Cheryl Hines) have bought a compound in Malibu for $4.995 million. The fenced property of close to an acre...
  • USA Swimming suspends Phelps

    The Sports Xchange USA Swimming suspends Phelps USA Swimming on Monday suspended Michael Phelps from competition for six months following last week's arrest for driving under the influence. Phelps will not be allowed to compete in the FINA World...
  • Michael Phelps suspended by USA Swimming for six months

    Michael Phelps suspended by USA Swimming for six months
    Michael Phelps has been suspended from competition for six months and will be barred from the 2015 world championships as a result of his recent DUI arrest, U.S. swimming officials announced Monday. USA Swimming cited the 29-year-old for violating its...
  • Phelps avoided spell in jail – not all arrested on DUIs are so lucky

    Phelps avoided spell in jail – not all arrested on DUIs are so lucky
    When Maryland Transportation Authority police charged Olympian Michael Phelps with driving under the influence last week, they had two choices about what to do next: They could release him to a friend or family member, or take him to jail. In Phelps'...