By Beth Harris
AP Sports Writer
LONDON — Michael Phelps got up to leave his last news conference at the Olympic pool when his relay mates were asked if they thought he would really stay retired.
Before they could answer, Phelps smiled and said emphatically: “Yes, yes.”
The most decorated Olympian called it a career on Saturday night with a fitting ending — a gold medal in the 4x100-meter medley relay at the London Games.