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Phelps sends message to all swimmers: He's really got game

Updated: August 10, 2008, 3:26 PM ET
By Pat Forde | ESPN.com

BEIJING -- Apparently, the Chinese felt the need to lighten the mood on Michael Phelps.

There he was on the medal podium, gold around his neck and tears in his eyes, surprisingly emotional for a stoic guy who has been there six times before -- and could be there seven more times in these Olympics. But just when it looked like the American Aquaman was going to break down and bawl as "The Star-Spangled Banner" reached "home of the brave," the music cut off.

At that ...

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