Phelps, Sandeno win twice; Peirsol loses 200 back
LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Even in heavy training, Michael Phelps was better than the competition in his first two races of the year.
Phelps easily won the 100- and 500-yard freestyles in the Southern California Grand Prix of Swimming on Saturday night.
Phelps and several other Olympians are using the year's first meet to fine-tune their strokes under racing conditions in preparation for the world championships in Australia in March.
"To be able to have those back-to-back ...
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