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A Paradigm-Shifting Ruling in College Sports: NLRB Says Northwestern Football Players Can Unionize

It’s really happening, and the day of reckoning is upon us. An issue that should really be the number-one issue…

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2014 Men’s NCAA Championships: Final Pre-Meet Top-26* Power Rankings

In absence of a clear favorite, we’re sticking with our guns and going Tyler Messerschmidt and the Cal Golden Bears for the win, but we’re much more confident in our lack of confidence than we were during the women’s meet.

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Emma Reaney makes American (and Irish) history

Emma Reaney pushed through the suddenly-intense media glare to smash the American record in the 200 breast for the second time in a month while winning the first NCAA swimming title in Notre Dame history.

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DiRado Named Pac-12 Swimmer of the Year; Franklin Freshman of the Year

Stanford’s Maya DiRado won a pair of NCAA individual titles, and for her whole season was named the conference’s Female Swimmer of the Year.

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Virginia’s Parker Camp Scratches Individual Events for NCAA’s; Louisville’s Coutinho Called Up

Update: Camp has been suspended for the meet for a violation of team rules. He will not be swimming individual…

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SMU’s Legendary Perkins Natatorium to Be Replaced

The legendary Perkins Natatorium at SMU, which was once a basketball arena converted into a pool in 1959, will no…

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The 36 Most Valuable Swimmers at Men’s NCAAs: Part II

David Williams and the NC State Wolfpack are one of the best stories from the 2013-14 NCAA seasons.

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FINIS to Award $1250 in FINISinc.com Credits in Men’s Pick ‘Em Contest Prizes

FINIS, the sponsor of our coverage of the 2014 Men’s NCAA Championships and the 2014 Men’s NCAA Championship Pick ‘Em…

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Geneseo Blue Wave Does Nationals – Video

Courtesy of Kala Wilkins: “Worth watching. Shows the experience of a Division III swim team at NCAAs.” About SwimSwam: SwimSwam.com is a…

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The 36 Most Valuable Swimmers at Men’s NCAAs: Part I

Pavel Sankovich has been a huge part of the Florida State Seminoles’ success this season.

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MUSIC VIDEO: Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens get happy before crosstown dual

Pomona-Pitzer swimming and diving out of Claremont, California put together this music video to show how “Happy” they were to compete against their cross-town rivals Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.

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2014 M. NCAA Picks: New faces looking to crash the splash-and-dash

Auburn’s Marcelo Chierighini is the top returner in the 50 free, but he’ll have to fight off a host of new names and faces for the 2014 title.

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Jolyn Swimwear Fashion Photo Vault: March #2 Lookbook

Jolyn has carved itself a niche in the swimwear and apparel industry by combining the technical structure of performance gear with an aesthetic sensibility. An innovative hybrid, Jolyn’s excellence in both worlds has gained them access to the elite world of competitive water sports, as well as crowning the brand a fashion editorial darling.

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Eugene Godsoe and Stanford’s Max Williamson mash-up Get Lucky & Hold On We’re Going Home

Eugene Godsoe and Max Williamson mash-up Get Lucky and Hold on We’re Going Home.

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UCSB Water Polo player dead after being pulled up from bottom of swimming pool

Sophomore Nicholas Johnson was pulled from the bottom of his high school pool while completing a practice and pronounced dead after receiving CPR from some fellow lifeguard-certified swimmers.

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