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Michael Phelps: I am having fun

Updated: April 23, 2014, 9:58 PM ET
Associated Press

MESA, Ariz. -- Michael Phelps is making a comeback after nearly two years out of the pool for the simplest of reasons: He missed the sport that has been his entire life.

The 22-time Olympic medalist tried golf and high-stakes poker in a quest to satisfy his competitive drive. He found nothing compared to pulling on a suit and diving in.

"Looking at a black line for hours on end, I don't know what made me do it," he said Wednesday, "but I'm having fun."

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