Michael phelps


Cupping: What is it, does it actually work and how?

Published Aug. 22, 2016

When dark circles appeared on the Olympian Michael Phelps after a cupping treatment, everyone started asking: What are those things? Does cupping work? What does the evidence say? We'd like to answer a few of those questions.


Final thoughts on the XXX Olympiad

Published Aug. 13, 2012

The Games of the XXX Olympiad have concluded in London, England, and we can all begin forgetting all about it for the next four years. So, some final thoughts on Michael Phelps, NBC, Lolo Jones and more.


Olympics are good enough to make your head swim

Published Aug. 19, 2008

An intriguing setting, dramatic events and some spectacular individual performances by stars like Michael Phelps (pictured) and Nastia Liukin have combined to drive up ratings for the action in Beijing.