Articles by Jared Anderson

St. Thomas Gets Summit League Invite, Requests Move From Div. III to Div. I

Division III St. Thomas has a potential new home: the Summit League, though that would require an NCAA waiver allowing them to jump all the way to Division I.

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Lilly King, Chad le Clos, Sarah Sjostrom, Team GMs Talk ISL Opener

With the International Swimming League (ISL) set for its inaugural meet tomorrow, a few of the league’s top swimmers have weighed in on opening weekend.

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Hardest (SCY) Event Bracket: The Final Four Is Half Freestyle Events

After a bunch of blowouts in round 1, we saw things get very tight in round 2, including a brutal 200 free vs 500 free matchup.

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FINA Announces 2020 Champions Series With Only 2 Stops, Both In Asia

One day before the kickoff of the International Swimming League, FINA has announced that it will be bringing back its Champions Series for 2020.

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Elizabeth Beisel on Survivor, Episode 2: Finally A Water Challenge

The Survivor 39 cast take to the water for their immunity/reward challenge this week, and it’s time for Elizabeth Beisel to show off her skills.

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Energy Standard Announces Roster For Indy, Italy ISL Stops

The Energy Standard team has announced its roster for the opening two weekends of the International Swimming League, bringing us to 3/4 announced rosters.

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Western Illinois Terminated Swim Coach Greg Naumann, Documents Show

Western Illinois terminated former head swimming & diving coach Greg Naumann just six weeks into his season contract, university documents show.

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Dolfin Swim of the Week: Jiang Hits Lifetime-Best 100 Fly In Texas Intrasquad

Alvin Jiang (now a Texas Longhorn after a transfer from UNC) hit a lifetime-best 100 fly at Texas’s very-fast Intrasquad meet.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 55% Pick Stanford at #1 For Women’s NCAA Ranks

The three-time defending NCAA champions earned a majority of the votes at 55.1% – but the rest of the field pulled solid numbers.

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Opinion: Two Schools of Thought On NCAA Amateurism & One Is Bad For Swimming

California’s new law allowing NCAA student-athletes to earn money puts me in a tough position. On the one side is fairness, and on the other is swimming.

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US Teams (Condors, Trident) Release Rosters Ahead of ISL Opener

The two American teams competing in this weekend’s International Swimming League opener (the Cali Condors and DC Trident) have revealed their travel rosters.

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WSJ: Federal Prosecutors Investigating USA Swimming Over Insurance, Foundation

The Wall Street Journal reports that federal prosecutors are investigating USA Swimming over its handling of sexual abuse cases and its insurance set-up.

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2020 Tokyo Paralympic Tickets Go On Sale Today

Tickets for the 2020 Paralympic Games are on sale today, with some categories of swimming tickets already listed as “sold out” within a few hours.

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Hardest (SCY) Event Bracket: Get In Your Votes For Round 2

Round 1 saw a lot of blowouts between our “seeded” and “unseeded” events. Round 2 should set up some more intriguing showdowns in our hardest event bracket.

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Abrahm DeVine Accuses Stanford Team of Homophobia; School Denies Allegations

DeVine, now a member of Team Elite, wrote that his being “kicked off” Stanford’s team “comes down to the fact that [he is] gay.”

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