Articles by Braden Keith

Auburn Will Begin 2015-2016 Season Against Rivals Alabama

Kyle Darmody will lead the Auburn Tigers into a 2015-2016 season that will begin it’s regular-season schedule against arch-rivals Alabama.

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Sub-20 Sprinter James Jones Verbally Commits to Michigan Wolverines

James Jones is one of two sub-20 second sprinters so far in the high school class of 2016.


Open Contact Season Begins for High School Seniors on July 1

Maxime Rooney, a top-10 men’s recruit in the class of 2016, has already verbally committed to the University of Florida, part of a trend to pledge earlier and earlier.

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Kazakh Swimmer Alexander Varakin Suspended 2 Years For Masking Agent

Kazakh swimmer Alexander Varakin has received a two-year suspension from the Disciplinary Committee of the Kazakhstan National Anti-Doping Centre, effective June…


Eastern Illinois Women, Yale Men Lead CSCAA Division I Scholar All-America Teams

Of all teams that placed in the top 10 at the 2015 NCAA Championships, Kelsi Worrell, Tanja Kylliainen, and the Louisville Cardinals had the highest team GPA in the spring semester.


Laurel Highlands Coach Laurel Highlands Added to USA Swimming’s Banned List

Laurel Highlands, the former coach of the swim team at the YMCA of Laurel Highlands in Pennsylvania, has been added…


Pal Joensen Wins 4 Medals, Including 1500 Free, to Open Island Games

Faroese swimmer Pal Joensen won 4 medals on the first day of competition at the 2015 Island Games.

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Yannick Agnel Pulls Out of World Championships; Won’t Defend 200 Free Title

French superstar Yannick Agnel won’t defend his 200 meter free title at the World Championships.


Hosszu Ends Hungarian Nationals Run After Just 1 Swim

Bucking her standard meet approach, Katinka Hosszu has swum just one race in prelims due to the lack of a warm-down pool at the hosts’ brand-new facility.


Katie Ledecky Wins 200, 400, and 800 Frees at Indiana Meet (RACE VIDEO)

Katie Ledecky just cranked out a better June weekend than any women’s distance swimmer has ever had. Ever.


Phoenix Swim Club’s Miriam Sheehan Breaks NAG Record in 100 Meter Backstroke

Miriam Sheehan of the Phoenix Swim Club continues her impressive run of National Age Group Records.

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Brian King Suspended From Coaching for 6 Months; Children for 3 Years

Brian King, an Australian swim coach accused of several child integrity violations including emotionally abusing children and lying on his…


4 Ways to Make the Most Out of Swimming Outside in the Summer

For most swimmers, the warmer weather means a change of venue. The stuffy indoor pools are put in the past…

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Kapas, Bernek Split Titles on Day 1 of Hungarian Nationals; Akram Breaks Egyptian Record

Peter Bernek, the defending World 400 free champion in short course meters, swam the second-best time of his career in long course on Saturday.

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Virginia Responds to Former Swimmer’s Hazing Lawsuit

Former Virginia Cavalier Luke Papendick is one of 5 defendants named in a lawsuit filed Friday.

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