Articles by SwimSwam Contributors

Shouts From The Stands: An Open, Kind Letter From Swimming Fan To Swimming Results People

Four thoughts on how swimming results could be tweaked to help the hardcore fan be more informed.

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District Records Fall As West Springfield Boys, Woodson Girls Win VHSL Patriot Titles

A total of nine Patriot District records fell during the meet, including two apiece from Robinson’s JT Schmid and Fairfax’s Sadie Buckley.

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City of Scottsdale Will Return To Court In Swim Neptune Case Over Pool Use

Having entered an agreement with Scottsdale Aquatic Club after denying Swim Neptune, the City of Scottsdale may have violated its own policies.

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U.S. District Court Rejects TRO Request By Tennessee, Virginia Over NIL

In their antitrust lawsuit, the plaintiffs allege that the NCAA’s NIL recruiting ban constituted an “illegal agreement to restrain and suppress competition.”

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What Would Happen If There Were NCAA Swimming Playoffs?

Who would win the NCAA men’s title this season if a dual meet bracket was implemented? As you’d expect, ASU and Cal would meet in the final.

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NCAA Swimming & NIL: Social Media Opportunities On The Men’s Side

Championship season brings the most attention to the sport, making it the perfect opportunity for athletes to capitalize on their name, image, and likeness.

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Lone Star Masters’ Swimmers Break 15 World Records in Three Days

Over the course of three days in Arkansas, eight Lone Star Masters swimmers combined to set fifteen masters’ swimming world records.

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Tennessee, Virginia Attorney Generals Suing NCAA Over NIL-Recruiting Ban

The Complaint alleges that the NCAA has entered into “an illegal agreement” to restrain and suppress competition because of its NIL-recruiting ban.

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Beneath The Surface: Dive Into the History of Swimming

Swimming dates back to around 2600 B.C.E., when the first pool was created, in Mohenjo-Daro (pictured).

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A Beautiful Day: Lindenwood’s Final Home Meet

Honoring the final home meet of the Lindenwood women’s swim & dive meet, which will be cut at the conclusion of the season.

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Two-Time Olympic Medalist, Former World Record Holder Lance Larson Dies At 83

Larson won two Olympic medals at the 1960 Games in Rome, claiming gold on the U.S. men’s medley relay and a controversial silver in the 100 free.

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NCAA Division I Council Approves New NIL Protections

The approved legislation includes the creation of a voluntary registry for NIL service providers and mandatory disclosure of certain deals.

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NIL Do’s and Don’ts For Student-Athletes: Three Things To Watch For

Signing a NIL deal is exhilarating, but athletes should exercise caution before signing on the dotted line. 

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Train Your Brain

Often underused, the brain can work as a tool to help you unlock your best performance in the pool.

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Kelly Palace Wraps Record Streak With Six Masters National Records In Six Weeks

Palace set a pair of National Records in the women’s 60-64 age group in November, finishing off an incredible six-week run.

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