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Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI charge, sentenced to probation
Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI charge, sentenced to probation

Michael Phelps, the most decorated swimmer in U.S. history, pleaded guilty to a drunken driving charge stemming from his arrest in September and was sentenced to probation while appearing in Baltimore City District Court on Friday. Phelps, 29, was sentenced to a year and a half of probation and a suspended one-year prison term after making his plea. Phelps told Judge Nathan Braverman that he learned from his mistake. “I now have the tools to move past this," Phelps said. "What I did was wrong, and I made a bad mistake. I'm looking forward to having a much brighter future than I had in the past." Braverman warned Phelps of the consequences of another...

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