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Friday, Aug. 15, 2008


Phelps feeling a bit overexposed

Staff writer

BEIJING — Perhaps the quick quip below best sums up the exhaustive media coverage Michael Phelps is receiving around the world as he attempts to break Mark Spitz's record of seven gold medals in a single Olympics.

"I got 80 text messages today," Phelps said Wednesday. "One of my friends said to me, 'Dude, how many times a day do I have to see your ugly face.' "

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