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Michael Thomas breaks Murphy’s backstroke NAG at Pennsylvania state champs

Michael Thomas, in the middle on the highest podium step, broke a NAG record in his 46.65 100 backstroke win at the Pennsylvania High School state meet.

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UIC Flames looking for new head coach as Moniak’s contract expires

The University of Illinois – Chicago is in the market for a new head coach for their men’s and women’s…

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Get to know ’em: Top NCAA small-conference seeds

The biggest 5 or 6 conferences tend to dominate the headlines, but they’re far from the only homes for fast swimming. Meet 6 women with top-10 NCAA seeds coming from the smaller conferences.

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VIDEO: Water Bonds – an elephant and a dog become aquatic best friends

Watch Bubbles the African elephant and Bella the black Labrador show us what swimmers everywhere already know: water makes friendships into something even stronger.

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SwimSwam’s Conference superlatives roundup

Here’s a listing of award-winners from the conference championships that wrapped up around the country over the past three weeks.

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2014 W. NCAA Picks: 200 breast could be a barn-burner with Reaney, Larson & co.

The marquee matchup pits American record-holder Emma Reaney of Notre Dame against the woman whose record she broke just a few weeks ago, Texas A&M’s Breeja Larson. But a tough field should make this more than a 2-horse race.

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‘The Current’ documentary featuring Mallory Weggemann to premiere on EPIX tonight

Paralympian Mallory Weggemann and Olympian Missy Franklin will appear on the documentary “The Current,” which premieres tonight on EPIX at 8 PM Eastern time.

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Two more top-5 world-ranked times for Sjostrom on final day of Swedish Grand Prix

20-year-old Sarah Sjostrom stayed hot at the Swedish Grand Prix, putting up the world’s second-fastest 50 fly time of 2014, plus a top-5 time in the 100 free.

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Zeiger, Schooling get to 5 wins each on final night of Southern Premier Meet

Brooke Zeiger and Joseph Schooling won two events each on Sunday night to wrap up the Southern Premier Meet in Knoxville.

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Interactive Graphs: DI Women’s NCAA invites by conference

This set of interactive graphs breaks down invites to the women’s NCAA Championships by conference. The powerful SEC nabbed over a quarter of all the NCAA swimming invites and 15 more than second-place Pac-12.

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VIDEO: Gregg Troy talks NCAAs, Elizabeth Beisel in weekly presser

Troy addressed the importance of relay preparation including exchanges, as well as a slightly different event schedule for Gator star Elizabeth Beisel at the meet.

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Roy Snyder to wrap up 50th season with Wilson at Pennsylvania high school state champs

Snyder has qualified at least one athlete for the state tournament in each of the past 50 seasons, a testament to success and longevity.

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Final night of Jenks Sectional sees big swims from Walker, Tatlow, Molacek

Columbia Swim Club’s Elizabeth Walker finally broke through with her first two wins of the weekend, both lifetime-bests and huge time drops. Michael Andrew and Jacob Molacek continued to impress while Chelsea Tatlow took home her third win of the meet.

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Three-way tie in 200 free relay as Cranbrook Kingswood boys win Michigan high school D3 title

Cranbrook Kingswood took home the team trophy by winning the 200 medley relay and the 200 IM with junior Mitch Buccalo.

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Arakelian, Afrik smash records, Birmingham Brother Rice wins Michigan high school D1 title

Birmingham Brother Rice overcame 4-time defending champs Saline High School to win the Michigan Division I boys state title.

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