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Michael Phelps Bringing Kinect Swimming to Xbox

Water levels in video games have been terrible since Mario's first attempt at swimming in level 2-2, and things haven't improved much over the years as Ecco, Link and countless others have waded into the sea. Games that approximate the sport of swimming itself, often hastily tacked onto the year's Summer Olympics package, have been universally bad, marked by mindless controls, poor animation, and...

Phelps' Bong Pops Up On eBay, Leads to Arrests

In what can only be described as an example of extreme stupidity, the owner of the bong Michael Phelps was photographed enjoying actually attempted to sell the infamous paraphernalia on eBay. The bong's asking price was as high as $100,000. One can only imagine the wondrous things the owner would have purchased if he had only been able to cash in on his most prized asset. All those dreams,...

White House Xmas Video Stars Michael Phelps and Nastia Liukin

Watch more YouTube videos on AOL Video Last week, the First Family issued its annual White House Holiday video, complete with appearances by Olympics Gold medalists Michael Phelps and Nastia Liukin. The Bushes' selection of the Olympics as this year's theme struck us as a tad bizarre at first. Certainly, many folks in the U.S. adore gold medalists Phelps and Liukin, but really, what in the...

Michael Phelps Video Game On Its Way

Being famous has its perks. Take, for instance, Olympic superstar, Michael Phelps. Besides being the greatest Olympian of all time with 14 career gold medals, the 23-year-old swimming superstar undoubtedly has millions of dollars on the way through various sponsorship deals. Next on Phelps' list? His very own video game. While details are scarce at this moment, this isn't the first time Phelps'...

Michael Phelps Inundated With 7,000 Facebook Friend Requests

Well if you want to become one of the most popular figures on Facebook, we've got a surefire way to rocket to the top -- break a couple Olympic records. In the days following his historic race into the record books, Michael Phelps has received well over 7,000 friend requests on the social networking site du jour (first Friendster, then MySpace, now Facebook, next -- FriendFaceSpace). In an...

Olympic Medalist Says Nintendo Wii Helped Him Prep for Competition

Look folks, we won't deny that hardcore usage of the Wii could result in weight loss, but we have all ideas Japan's Kosuke Kitajima relied a lot more on swimming laps religiously and eating a set diet than playing Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games. Nevertheless, the Olympic gold medalist, who snagged said medal in the men's 100-meter breaststroke earlier this week, did mention that he used the...