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  • Phelps wins 200 free, now 3-for-3

    Phelps wins 200 free, now 3-for-3
    When Michael Phelps turned for home today in the 200-meter freestyle, rocketing off the final wall a full body length ahead of his closest competitor, the crowd inside the National Aquatics Center could no longer sit still. One by one, they rose to their...
  • Phelps' clear destiny

    It's time we overhauled our language as it concerns Michael Phelps. We can no longer talk about his quest. It's not a chase, it's not a dream, and it's not simply a goal either. Eight gold medals at the Olympics? Let's just start calling it what it is:...
  • Rogge: Phelps is 'icon'

    Michael Phelps has a new accolade. "He is the icon of the Games," International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge said yesterday. The American swimmer had won five gold medals entering the 200-meter individual medley, setting five world...
  • Phelps cements place as greatest

    A frenzy of golden energy, Michael Phelps exited the pool, shaking water off his lithe and lean body. Onto the pool deck splashed the droplets - those Baltimore roots, the memories from Greece and the immaculate show he'd just put on in China. It all...
  • Only race left for Phelps is against other sports legends

    Only race left for Phelps is against other sports legends
    Michael Phelps has left us only with questions of history. He is master of his present. No one can argue otherwise now that he has won eight gold medals and swum better than any other human ever has at the Beijing Olympics. Competitors rarely bother to...
  • Gold standard

    Most medals, men No. -- Name, country, sport, years -- G     S     B 16 -- MICHAEL PHELPS, USA -- 14     0     2 Swimming, 2004, 2008 15 -- Nikolai Andrianov, USSR -- 7     5     3 Gymnastics, 1972, 1976, 1980 13 -- Boris Shakhlin, USSR -- 7     4    ...
  • Companies vie to hand Phelps money

    It was one of the first questions fans started asking after Michael Phelps achieved the improbable feat of winning eight gold medals in one Olympics: What will he be worth? Companies are already lining up to hand Phelps millions of dollars to associate...
  • Golden roll

    Golden roll
    Third gold: 200 free -- Aug. 12 It's time we overhauled our language as it concerns Phelps. We can no longer talk about his quest. It's not a chase, it's not a dream and it's not simply a goal, either. Eight gold medals at the Olympics? Let's just start...
  • Chapter 4: Los Angeles

    On one side of the chalkboard inside the locker room of the Forum, Bob Knight had posted his defensive reminders for the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team. On the other side were instructions for Knight's patented motion offense. This was ground...
  • Which Sport Fits Your Body Type?

    Which Sport Fits Your Body Type?
    As you watch the Winter Olympics, it's easy to see that no single body type represents the "ideal" athlete. Folks in ski jumping, short track speedskating and freestyle skiing tend to bulge with muscle, while those in the biathlon and Nordic combined tend...
  • Phelps toweling off, but Beijing whets appetite

    He's going to take some time off from swimming and enjoy the rewards his accomplishments have brought him, but in typical Michael Phelps fashion, he can't avoid thoughts of his next Olympics. Phelps did his 11th news conference in 12 days yesterday,...