Articles by Braden Keith

Shanghai 2011: Men's Freestyle, Backstroke, and IM Picks

Now that we’re done with the women’s picks (Free/Back/IM’s | Breast/Fly/Relays), it’s time to start on the men, which usually…

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NCAA Rules Committee Recommends 2011-2012 Rules Changes; Eliminates False-Start Recall

The NCAA Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Committee recommended several rules changes that will have minor, but still noticable,…

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Shanghai 2011: Women's Breaststroke, Butterfly, and Relay Predictions

Women’s Breast, Fly, and Relay picks here. In part 1 of our women’s predictions, we looked at the freesytles, backstrokes,…

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Press Release: Dave Salo Given Well-Deserved 5-Year Extension at USC

The following Press Release was posted on the USC Athletics site this morning, granting Dave Salo a five-year extension. If…

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In Briefs: 100 Free World Leader Magnussen Diagnosed With Pneumonia

After spending most of the season ranked in the World’s top three in the 100 freestyle (he was number one…

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Shanghai 2011: China Announces Lineups for 2011 World Championships

China is always the big mystery team headed into any World Championship meet. They don’t often swim in other countries,…

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World Championships Roundup: WR Holder Zhao Jing Out of 50 Backstroke

Big news coming out of China for those making your World Championship selections is that the World Record holder in the…

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In Briefs: One of Newest D-1 Schools, North Dakota, Finds Permanent Home for Swim Teams

In a day where more-and-more college swimming programs are being cut, the University of North Dakota has found themselves a…

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Shanghai 2011: Women's Freestyle, Backstroke, and IM Predictions

As the 2011 FINA World Championships looms now only a week away (with the swimming portion beginning a week later…

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In Briefs: Defending World Champion Filippi of Italy Out of World Championships

At the 2011 World Championships in Shanghai, it won’t be uncommon for the medal podiums to look quite different than…

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In Briefs: Chinese Doping Lab To Report Positive Tests Within 48 Hours

The Shanghai 2011 Organizing Committee has revealed a micron of their doping-control procedures for the upcoming World Championship meet, according…

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World Championships Roundup: Flag-Raising Begins Final Wind-Up to Shanghai 2011

One of the coolest features of this year’s World Championship venue, the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center, is the massive flag…

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Final Day of Euro Juniors Sees Many Record Scares, UK's O'Connor Among Many to Win Second Gold

The final day of competition at the European Junior Championships saw a grand total of 33 medals handed out, and…

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2011-2012 College Swimming Previews: No. 11 Wisconsin Women Begin Whitney Hite Era

The summer of 2011 will feature a huge meet in the FINA World Championships, but that doesn’t mean it’s too…

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Two Top-20 Women's Recruits for Class of 2012 Choose USC, Virginia

Though the top recruit in the women’s class of 2012, Liz Pelton, made her verbal commitment to Cal months ago,…

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