Articles by Braden Keith

2010-2011 College Preview: No. 7 Michigan Men Hurt By Loss of Clary, But Bring in 20 Freshmen to Heal Wounds

Over the next few weeks, as the Long Course season closes out, new freshman are arriving on campus, and fans…

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Email from Wielgus: New Athlete Partnership Plan Prepared, Ready to Be Approved

The following is an email that was sent out today by Chuck Weilgus, the current CEO of USA-Swimming. Read as…

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2010-2011 College Previews: No. 8 Auburn Women Look to Settle in, Move up Ranks

Over the next few weeks, as the Long Course season closes out, new freshman are arriving on campus, and fans…

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2010-2011 NCAA Season Preview: No. 8 Georgia Men Looking to Build Around Strong Distance Group

Over the next few weeks, as the Long Course season closes out, new freshman are arriving on campus, and fans…

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Original APP Executive Summary With the Contractual Commitments

We’ve had lots of questions about what exactly is in the Athlete Partnership Plan, so we tracked it down and…

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Were the Issues with the APP Blown Out of Proportion?

As it turns out, USA-Swimming and the USOC were not as far appart on the ill-fated Athlete Partnership Plan as…

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2010-2011 College Previews: No. 9 Virginia Women Among Most Complete Teams in the Nation

Over the next few weeks, as the Long Course season closes out, new freshman are arriving on campus, and fans…

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Athletes Told No Contact With Schubert for 60 Days

As an update to the previous news that Mark Schubert has taken a 60-day leave of absence as the head of…

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Stopkotte Faces New Fraud Allegations: This Time, It's Financial

Update 11/23: Charges have been filed against Stopkotte for theft. More details available here. Ken Stopkotte, the much maligned coach…

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In Brief: Top News from Wednesday at the Aquatics Convention

….Swimming World is reporting that Mark Schubert has taken a leave of absence as the head of the USA-Swimming National…

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Napoleon Cleared for Commonwealth Games, Concerned About Training

Ryan Napoleon has been cleared to participate in next month’s Commonwealth Games as a member of Team Australia, according to…

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2010-2011 NCAA Preview: No. 9 Ohio State Men Return Stars in Strokes, But Lack Sprint Depth

Over the next few weeks, as the Long Course season closes out, new freshman are arriving on campus, and fans…

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The USA-Swimming Model: Does it Work?

It is not uncommon for institutions in the United States to hold dual mandates. The president, for example, serves as…

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Torres Announces on "Regis" That She Is Now Aiming for 2012 Olympics

At 40 years old, Brett Favre had statistically the best football season of his career. The great Satchel Paige, after…

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2010-2011 NCAA Preview: No. 10 Indiana Women Lose Fesenko, Add Missing Relay Depth

Over the next few weeks, as the Long Course season closes out, new freshman are arriving on campus, and fans…

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