Yesterday, Peter Busch of NBC News 2 in Southwest Florida put out a report that Michael Phelps was "planning a return to competitive swimming.” Busch claimed that Phelps "had a change of heart recently and will try to make the 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro.” Eventually, Phelps heard about these rumors and decided to set the record straight. Hit the thumb to see his response. 

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