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Pool haul

Phelps shoots to 3d gold of Games; Peirsol, Coughlin also 1st

By John Powers
Globe Staff / August 12, 2008

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It was the third full day of the Olympic meet and no United States swimmer but Michael Phelps and his three new best friends had heard the anthem played for them. How long would the man from Baltimore have to carry the whole team on his back? Was he their only morning person? (Full article: 925 words)

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