1. Phelps leads going into the last 25 meters, but the ending is a shock. On the bright side, Phelps did get his 18th Olympic medal; one more gives him the most of any athlete ever.
2. UPDATE: As part of the men’s 4x200 freestyle relay, Michael Phelps won gold this afternoon. That’s his 19th Olympic medal — the most by any one athlete.
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