Michael Phelps is now the most decorated Olympian ever after winning gold in the 4x200 relay Tuesday, but his silver-medal race in the 200 fly might have been the highlight of the night.
An American coach raises the specter of doping in questioning the gold-medal performance by Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen in the women's 400 IM Saturday at the London Olympics.
Ryan Lochte finished fourth in the 200-meter freestyle Monday, but it didn't diminish a fantastic night of swimming at the Olympics. In fact, it might have made them even better.
The US had to settle for silver in the 4x100 freestyle relay, as a phenomenal French final leg caught Ryan Lochte. But in the race, Michael Phelps looked a little more like himself.
Kim Rhode won gold in the women's skeet Sunday, becoming the first American to win a gold in an individual event at five straight Olympic Games. But that's not even the best part.
Athletes at the London Games don't just have to be world class, they often have to be salesmen for sports that slip into obscurity after the Olympics are over.
Ryan Lochte delivered an emphatic performance in winning the 400 IM, but Michael Phelps shockingly finished out of the medals, raising questions about what went wrong.
While swimming and gymnastics may take center stage, American athletes in other sports will also be in top form today.
Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte represent a new breed of swimmer limited more by the schedule than their skill. Saturday's 400 IM will be one of two times they face off in the London Olympics.
Team USA and Team Australia traditionally dominate in the pool, and London should see a renewal of that rivalry. But there are also a few surprises: