Is Phelps' dominance bad for swimmers, the sport? One brave soul thinks so

Updated: August 15, 2008, 12:52 PM ET
By Pat Forde | ESPN.com

BEIJING -- Just in time to pour cold water on the coronation, we go to Serbian swimmer Milorad Cavic at the Water Cube:

"It would be good for the sport if he lost."

You know who "he" is. Michael Phelps, the man who has cornered the market on Beijing bling. The owner of six gold medals and six world records in these Olympics. The guy who is striving to make it a great eight this weekend, then presumably will walk across the pool surface to the final medal ceremony.

This ...

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