Before the Olympics, Michael Phelps was not very well known, but in the few weeks of the Beijing games, he’s become a cult obsession. The reason is simple. Unlike almost any Olympics in past history, China’s Beijing 2008 Olympics had an all around champion - Michael Phelps.
Over the last few weeks, the media has covered dozens of Phelps stories, from his record breaking games to his text messaging with Lindsay Lohan.
Accordingly, we are adding a salute to the man who won 8 gold medals by featuring the Top 8 Michael Phelps articles.
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