The Observer

A Pool of Emotions

A Pool of Emotions

June 28, 2017

By DEIRDRE MCGRATH Contributing Writer It was the summer of 2012, and my eyes were glued to the te...

London Summer Games a Swimming Success

August 22, 2012

By MIKE MCMAHON Sports Editor Published: August 22, 2012 It started off shaky, to say the least...

Michael Phelps Controversy

June 12, 2011

Published: February 26, 2009 Early this year, a British tabloid published photos of swimming star and record-breaking gold medalist Michael Phelps smoking from a bong. Phelps quickly apologized for what he called “behavior which was regrettable and demonstrated bad judgment,” but still the incident sparked...