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Take Me Out to the Ballgame: Swimming stars Hoff and Durden throw first pitches for A’s and Rays

Katie Hoff threw the ceremonial first pitch at the Tampa Bay Rays game Sunday, and got a surprise from her boyfriend on the field. Meanwhile Cal coach Dave Durden is schedule to throw out the first pitch for the Oakland A’s on Tuesday.

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Under Pressure: Do Swimmers Come Through in the Clutch?

Are swimmers ‘clutch’ in the way that basketball players or football players are? Or should they always just be racing the clock?

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Arena Grand PrixView Featuring Peirsol Offers Opportunity for Local Swimmers

As part of its continuing commitment to growing the sport of swimming in the USA, Arena will offer local children and fans in the Mesa area an up-close opportunity to celebrate the famed athletes participating in the Arena Grand Prix at Mesa next week.

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Joao De Lucca Wins Louie Award for Athlete of the Year

De Lucca added two more individual National Championships to his resume at the 2014 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships in March.

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Beautiful Swimming Sculpture Carved From One Piece of Wood

Artist Stefanie Rocknak created this stunning sculpture from one piece of wood.

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Jolyn Swimwear Underwater Photo Vault

Courtesy of Jolyn Swimwear & Clothing Company, a SwimSwam partner Jolyn Swimwear is seen on pool decks and in the…

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Shouts From the Stands: Why Swimming Never Leaves You

One day, we will all leave swimming. Former Tennessee Volunteer Brooke Watson knows, though, that swimming will never leave us.

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10 Reasons Why Michael Phelps’ Return To Swimming Is Awesome

Here are 10 of our reasons. Give us your reasons why Phelps return to competition is awesome.

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Short Blade Fins Are Excellent For Training With Intensity

FINIS Athletes Anthony Ervin and Jason Dunford having fun in the FINIS Vapor tech suit before the lights pop.

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Shoulder Maintenance For All Swimmers

Tim Crowley: “There are two types of swimmers: Those who have had shoulder issues, and those who will develop them.”

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USA Swimming Foundation Adds Boy Scouts of America to Affiliate Coalition

“The USA Swimming Foundation is pleased to welcome the Boy Scouts of America to our Affiliate Coalition to help promote the Make a Splash initiative,” said USA Swimming Foundation Executive Director Debbie Hesse.

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Four U.S. Olympians Part of USO Handshake Tour

U.S. Olympic swimmers Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.), Tyler Clary (Riverside, Calif.), Claire Donahue(Lenoir City, Tenn.) and Micah Lawrence (Pflugerville, Texas) will take part in the USO Handshake Tour at Camp LeJeune on Saturday in Jacksonville, N.C.

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Michael Phelps’ Coach Bob Bowman: The 6 Characteristics of Champions

If you are a swimmer, swim-parent or swim coach, this is a must-see video. NBAC Coach Bob Bowman delivers a powerful message.

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