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Is Phelps' return a good thing?

Updated: April 14, 2014, 5:05 PM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

It's good to hear Michael Phelps is getting back in the pool, but I'm a little disappointed at his announcement Monday. I was hoping Phelps was going to say he and Brett Favre were pairing up to compete in synchronized swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Or Phelps and Andy Pettitte. Or Phelps and Michael Jordan. Or Phelps and any of the many great athletes who are unable to stick to their initial retirement plans.

This is not meant as criticism of his comeback. Far from ...

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