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U.S. has big night despite Phelps' bronze

Updated: August 17, 2004, 6:16 AM ET
By Steve Woodward | Special to ESPN.com

ATHENS, Greece -- No one on the U.S. Olympic swimming team would admit it, of course, but the men and women of one of the world's aquatic superpowers were dragging a bit after Sunday's not-so-dominant performances and a haul of medals made of silver and bronze but not gold.

What they needed Monday night under the suddenly breezy, comfortable conditions sweeping across Greece was a pair of breezy personalities with killer swimming instincts standing on gold medal podiums wearing laurel wreaths ...

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