Gold RushBy SI Staff, March 30, 2007Michael Phelps has spent plenty of time scaling the highest perch of the medal stand. Ryan Lochte was used to stopping a step or two below. Not anymore. Mr. Runner-up is a world champion.
Ryan's HopeBy Brian Cazeneuve, March 31, 2007Lochte stands in way of Phelps' quest for record
Lock Meets LochteBy Kelli Anderson, July 7, 2008In launching his quest for eight gold medals, Michael Phelps barely held off Ryan Lochte, the best swimmer you've never heard of.
Floundering?By Kelli Anderson, August 16, 2008Michael Phelps's loss to Ryan Lochte at the nationals should sound a wake-up call for the Olympic champ.
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