After teaming up for a pair of medal-winning relay swims this week, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte squared off today in the 200-meter individual medley final.

The Americans were co-favorites, with Phelps having owned the event in the last two Olympics, but Lochte annihilating the field in the 400-meter IM this year.

Posted in: Michael Phelps

It's been nearly eight months since Melanie Amaro walked away with the inaugural X Factor title in America, but the talented singer has only first come out with her debut single this week.

It's titled "Don't Fail Me Now," it's written by Livvi Franc (who is responsible for hits by such artists as Britney Spears and Kelly Clarkson) and it's a message to Amaro's hoofers, as these sample lyrics prove:

Posted in: Music

Last week, Conan O'Brien unveiled Chaz the Intolerant Chicken, a new mascot for fast food company Chick-fil-A to use after a key sponsor, The Jim Henson Company, cut ties with them following management's anti-gay marriage comments.

Wednesday, with the story going full steam - it was Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, in which fans and conservative figures like Sarah Palin threw their support behind the embattled restaurant chain - Chaz returned to Conan's TBS show.

Posted in: Conan O'Brien