Articles by Morgan Priestley

Phelps: “Shocking” That Caeleb Dressel Left Off 4×200 Freestyle Relay

Michael Phelps, the greatest Olympic champion in history, weighed in on Team USA’s decision to leave Caeleb Dressel off tonight’s 4×200 freestyle relay

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Sports Books Release Tokyo Olympic Swimming Odds

We are less than two weeks away from the Tokyo Olympics, and that means we get to discuss something that is rarely available: gambling on swimming

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From Gold to Green: Olympic Medal Payouts Compared By Nation

Joseph Schooling’s 100 butterfly victory in Rio meant a S$1,000,000 payout (~$744,000 USD) from Singapore. We compared that to other medal bonuses worldwide

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FINA Operated at ~$22.4m Deficit in 2020, Pulled ~$17.2m From Event Reserves

FINA released its 2020 financial statements. The COVID-19 pandemic was a key driver in a roughly $22.4 million (21.5m CHF) loss for the organization

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National Junior Teamer Rachel Stege Currently Recovering From Shoulder Injury

National Junior Teamer and future Georgia Bulldog Rachel Stege is recovering from tendinitis that has limited her training leading up to U.S. Olympic Trials

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Shamrock Showdown: Chong Clips Metro LSC Record, Johnston Sets Personal Bests

Vanessa Chong was at it again this weekend, re-breaking her own Metro LSC 17-18 200 yard butterfly record with a time of 1:57.13

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Review: ‘The Weight of Gold’ Shows Darkness Can Come With Greatness

‘The Weight of Gold’, a documentary chronicling the mental heath struggles of Olympians narrated by Michael Phelps, debuts Wednesday on HBO

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HBO Releases Trailer for Phelps-Narrated and Produced Doc ‘The Weight of Gold’

The official trailer for The Weight of Gold, a documentary narrated and executive-produced by Michael Phelps, was released Monday

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Day 5 Relay Lineups: Seliskar, Apple on U.S. 4×200, Lewis, Chalmers off for AUS

The 2018 US National Champion Andrew Seliskar will swim as part of the the American prelims 4×200 free relay on Friday morning.

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California Ends Texas Streak, Wins 6th NCAA Title in Program History

Andrew Seliskar and the California Golden Bears are your winners of the 2019 Men’s NCAA Championships

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WATCH: Texas Two-Step, Shebat & Katz #2/#3 Performers in 200 Back All-Time

John Shebat, celebrating his win in the 200 backstroke, the first individual title of his career

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2019 Men’s NCAA Championships: Cal Dominates Day 4 Up/Down

Carson Sand (200 breaststroke) is one of 10 individual Cal swimmers to earn a second swim on Saturday

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Lanza Moves to #7 All Time, First IU Butterfly Title Since Spitz

Vini Lanza, fresh off of last night’s 400 medley relay title, came back to win the 100 butterfly for the Indiana Hoosiers

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2019 M. NCAA Previews: 200 Medley Relay a Toss-Up

Ryan Hoffer and the Cal Bears will be in the mix in a tight 200 medley relay field

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2019 Men’s Pac-12 Championships: ASU Holds 27-Point Lead After Diving

Arizona State leads after diving, but Stanford has plenty to cheer about, scoring the second-most points despite using two fewer athletes than the Sun Devils

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