Shaq's back at ABC mid-August
O'Neal will put himself at a disadvantage also by challenging the athletes in their area of expertise. So he'll swim against Phelps, hit the gridiron with Roethlisberger and take up a racket against Williams, enter the ring against Oscar de la Hoya, go to bat against
"These athletes may be on top of their game, but I am up for the challenge," says O'Neal. "I plan to train hard and win, so look out."
The show will follow his training, the press conferences and interviews that make up the pre-game "hype" and of course, the competition itself. And yes, some sort of handicap will be negotiated.