Michigan and Arizona State are dueling over Michael Phelps


In light of Michael Phelps’ recent history-making performances at the U.S. Olympic Trials, both universities he has ties to are battling on social media over where his allegiance truly lies.

Phelps trained with Bob Bowman at the University of Michigan in his run-up to the 2008 Olympics, where he won a historic eight gold medals. He followed Bowman to Tempe, Arizona when he accepted a job as the head coach. Phelps will also become a volunteer assistant coach for the Sun Devils after the Rio Games.