Matching each other stroke for stroke, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte surged to the wall in almost perfect sync.
Phelps got there first, just ahead of the guy who's pushed him hard for more than a decade.
It was like so many races they've had before.
There's one more to go in Rio.
In the latest epic of their longtime rivalry — and billed as the last showdown in their home country — Phelps edged Lochte in the 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials Friday night.
"Ryan and I always have a great race with one another," said Phelps, who plans to retire again after his fifth Olympics. "When we race each...