I did the bong thing, says a sorry Phelps
Michael Phelps Apologizes for Dopey Move
Melbourne Herald Sun:
Phelps' reputation sinks
National Post, Canada:
Michael Phelps swimming in bong controversy
Multiple sources refer to his endorsements or image going or possibly being Up in Smoke.
Seems like generally people (at least headline writers) want to keep liking him.
Phelps Is Still Golden
Phelps' 'Mistake': De-Stressing or Chasing a Thrill?
ABC Online, Australia:
Phelps sorry about marijuana pipe
Are you worried about Michael Phelps?
Michael Phelps' Bong Incident: Are We To Blame?
Like Most 23-Year-Olds, Phelps Smokes Weed
News flash: Michael Phelps is human!
Michael Phelps Apologizes to Bong For Hitting It So Hard
The scoop on the bong itself is that it's a ROOR, which is an award-winning German water pipe with frosted glass diffusers instead of mere rubber grommets. It sells for between $120 and $150.