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Backstrokers give U.S. a 1-2 punch

Updated: July 31, 2012, 11:11 AM ET
By Jim Caple

Apparently, there are other Americans to follow in men's swimming besides Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. Which is fortunate, because Phelps didn't swim in a final and Lochte finished fourth in the 200-meter freestyle Monday night.

"We watched [the 200 free] in the ready room. It's tough to see a teammate and a friend maybe not do as well as he wanted. It got me fired up," Matt Grevers said. "He gave it everything he has, and I think he's having a good meet. It's not like revenge ...

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