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Spitz? Eight golds? 'Relaxed' Phelps not going there

Updated: April 14, 2008, 8:03 PM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

CHICAGO -- It must be frustrating to win six gold medals (eight total) at one Olympics and have people focus on how you didn't win at least one more. So it's no wonder that Michael Phelps isn't publicly broadcasting his goal for Beijing this summer.

Asked throughout an assembly line of interviews how many medals he plans to win -- and whether he can match or best Mark Spitz's record of seven golds in 1972 -- Phelps did his best to dodge the issue at the U.S. Olympic media summit. ...

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