Michael Phelps’ Comeback Sparks Twitter Blowout

PHOENIX, Arizona, April 14. AS expected, social media went ballistic with the news earlier today that Michael Phelps’ comeback would officially begin next week at the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, Ariz., after months of speculation.

Fans, journalists, fellow swimmers and even a “Saturday Night Live” cast member made their opinions known throughout the day today on Twitter, and the reception – as far as we could tell – was positive. Phelps was trending very high on Twitter, as expected, ranking sixth as of 10:30 a.m. Pacific time.

Author: Jeff Commings

Jeff Commings is the host of several shows on SwimmingWorld.TV, including "The Morning Swim Show," which features interviews with people making headlines in aquatic sports. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in journalism and was a nine-time NCAA All-American.

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