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Missy Franklin, Swimming Phenom

Missy Franklin is America’s darling, a swimming purist who will not go pro despite millions in potential endorsement revenue. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Phelps vs Lochte, London Showdown

Michael Phelps is back, swimming strong. How will he fare against long-time friend Ryan Lochte?


Durden Recaps his NCAA Swimming Team Title

Cal Golden Bears Coach, Dave Durden, recaps his 2012 Men’s NCAA Swimming & Diving Team Title.

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Feigen Recaps his NCAA Swimming wins, 50 & 100 Free

Jimmy Feigen recaps his 2012 Men’s Swimming & Diving NCAA Championship. Feigen won the 50 & 100 freestyle.


Hamilton, Cal Freshmen, NCAA Championship 200 Fly Winner

Will Hamilton, a Cal Golden Bears freshmen, wins 200 butterfly at the 2012 Men’s NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.


Almeida Recaps his 200 Breast win at NCAA Champs

Carlos Almeida reaps his 200 year breaststroke win at the 2012 Men’s NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.

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Aaron Peirsol, 7-time Olympic Medalist, at 2012 Men’s NCAAs

Aaron Peirsol, 7-time Olympic Medalist, talks about his support for the Longhorns and his excitement for the 2012 London Olympics.


Tom Shields, 100 Back & Fly 2012 NCAA Champion

Tom Shields, interviewed very late at night, after 11pm, talks about his 100 fly & back wins at Men’s NCAAs.

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Cal Bears Lead Men’s NCAAs after Day 2

Cal Bears lead after day 2 with 379.5 points.

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Tom Shields wins 100 fly, 44.76

Tom Shields, Cal Bears, runs away with the 100 fly win at Men’s NCAA Championships.

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1:23.53, Arizona Breaks the 200 Medley American Record

Arizona breaks 200 Medley Relay American Record!

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Cal Bears lead Men’s NCAA Championships after Day 1

Durden’s Cal Bears lead with 157.5 points. Standford’s 2nd. Texas 3rd.

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Hocking wins 200 back at Aussie Olympic Trials, 2:06.68

Belinda Hocking is going to London after her fast 2:06.68 in the 200 back at Aussie Olympic Trials.

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Lacourt swims fastest 100 back in world at French Trials

Camille Lacourt swims a 52.75 in the 100 back at French Olympic Trials, the fastest time this year.

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