There's none like him
ATHENS, Greece -- Wow.
Michael Phelps turned in a performance of a generation -- in any other generation -- by obliterating the field in a world record 4:08:26 in Saturday's 400 individual medley final. The rout earned Phelps America's first 2004 gold medal. If he takes seven golds and earns his $1 million Speedo bonus, tonight's effort will be worth a cool $142,857.14. (That's $576.04 per second.)
How dominating was it? Phelps was halfway through his final leg as the last place swimmer ...
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