? Michael Phelps will tour the U.S. with other Olympians to promote his sport, then return to action in October at the world short-course championships in Indianapolis.
? Natalie Coughlin will head back to Cal for the spring semester to complete her psychology degree.
? Amanda Beard (inset) will continue working toward a business degree at Arizona, where she'll be a senior.
? Gary Hall Jr. will attempt to launch a match-race series (with prize money) for top swimmers.
? Carly Patterson will take part in a 38city U.S. tour with most of her Olympic teammates while starting 11th grade (through correspondence work) at Spring Creek Academy in Plano, Texas.
? Paul Hamm will perform in a rival 12city gymnastics tour made up of international Olympians and in January will enroll with twin brother Morgan as a sophomore at Ohio State.
? Lisa Fernandez will pitch in the Ladies Pro Fastpitch Association, a new league set to launch in 2005.
? Jennie Finch will get married in October to Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Casey Daigle.
? Deena Kastor will run the New York City Marathon in November, attempting to become the first American since 1994 to win one of the major U.S. marathons ( Boston, New York, Chicago).