Articles by Riley Overend

Big Ten Inks Record TV Deal Worth More Than $1 Billion Annually

The Big Ten Network will remain the Big Ten’s primary home for Olympic sports while Peacock can also air up to 40 live Olympic sport events per year.

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Boston College Hires Notre Dame Assistant Joe Brinkman as Next Head Coach

Boston College ventured into rival Notre Dame territory to find the next head coach of the school’s swimming and diving program. 

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Will Glass Replaces Brice Barrieault on World Junior Open Water Champs Roster

Sandpipers of Nevada standout Brice Barrieault (pictured above) declined his spot in the 10K due to a commitment at Army West Point.

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Euros Day 5 Flash Quotes: David Popovici Credits Focus to Avoiding Social Media

“As positive as it can be, social media can be toxic as well. I knew I would have had a hard time falling asleep, so I think that was a good decision.”

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2019 World Junior Championships Medalist Suspended for Whereabouts Failings

Stanford swimmer Isabel Gormley, a 2019 World Junior Championships silver medalist, has been suspended for missing three doping tests in a year.

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“Tears In One of My Eyes, Smiling in the Other” — Best Quotes from Euros Day 4

“Tears in one of my eyes, smiling in the other,” Milak said. “I’m still a bit upset because of the 200 free, where my duel will not happen with David.”

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Spanish Men Break More National Records with 3:13.73 in 4×100 Free Relay Final

Sergio de Celis broke the 100 free national record with a 48.41 opening leg of Spain’s record-setting 4×100 free relay (3:13.73) on Sunday in Rome.

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19-Year-Old Antonio Djakovic Lowers Swiss Record in 200 Free with 1:45.32 in Semis

Antonio Djakovic lowered his Swiss record in the 200-meter freestyle semifinals on Sunday as the 19-year-old eyes his first major LCM medal on Monday.

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“Even If I Die Here, Drown, Whatever…”: Five Best Quotes from Day 3 of Euros

“I turned to the last leg with thoughts like even if I die here, drown, whatever, I’ll push as hard as I ever did,” Benedek Kovacs said of his late surge.

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17-Year-Old Diogo Ribeiro Lowers His 100 Fly Portuguese Record to 51.61 in Semis

Diogo Matos Ribeiro (right) lowered his Portuguese record in the 100 fly to 51.61, bringing the 17-year-old within a second of Kristof Milak’s WJR.

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16-Year-Old Lorenzo Galossi Shatters 800 Free World Junior Record with 7:43.37

Lorenzo Galossi negative split his way to a 7:43.37, surging to a spot on the podium while taking 2.3 seconds off the previous World Junior Record. 

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WATCH: David Popovici Breaks Cesar Cielo’s 100 Free WR in Same Pool 13 Years Later

The 100 free World Record was considered by many to be among the fastest, as few have even been able to scare Cesar Cielo’s mark in the last 13 years.

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Yohann Ndoye-Brouard Downs French Record in 200 Back Victory at Euros

After a faulty starting wedge threw off his semis last night, Yohann Ndoye-Brouard wasn’t letting anything get in the way of his 200-meter backstroke final. 

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Zhier Fan Zooms Under Olympic Trials Cuts in 3 Events at American LC Meet

Zhier Fan shaved nearly four seconds off his previous best in the 400-meter IM, swimming a 4:21.93 that ranks him sixth this season for his age.

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One of Texas’ Top Swim Clubs Faces Struggles Amid Allegations of Mismanagement

A growing rift between the North Texas Nadadores (NTN) and the Southlake Carroll school district that owns it is threatening the future of the club.

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