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2017-2018 Men’s NCAA Power Rankings: First Edition

As in previous years, SwimSwam’s Power Rankings are somewhere between the CSCAA-style dual meet rankings and a pure prediction of NCAA finish order….

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U.S. Olympian Jessica Hardy Checks in Safe After Las Vegas Shooting

Hardy was attending the concert earlier in the weekend where the shooting took place.

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Scott Usher Inducted Into Nebraska High School Sports Hall Of Fame

2004 Olympian Scott Usher will be inducted into the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame on October 1st.

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New Aquatic Center Headed For Lenexa, Kansas

A new aquatic center is coming to the state of Kansas, as the Shawnee Mission Board of Education approved contracts this week.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Gregg Troy, Florida

Competitor Coach of the Month is a recurring SwimSwam feature shedding light on a U.S.-based coach who has risen above…

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SwimSwam Swimmer of the Month: Maxime Rooney, Florida

Rooney swam 14 races over three days at the All-Florida Invite, putting up three nation-leading times including a 1:36.76 200 free.

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Adrian, Schmitt Lead USA Swimming To Dominant Family Feud Win

Five American swimmers took on former U.S. Gymnastics stars in a Celebrity Family Feud battle for charity.

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All-American Swimmer & Coach Maureen Rankin Passes From Cancer

All-American swimmer, coach and lifelong swimming fixture Maureen Rankin has passed away from cancer.

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Hinchey Emphasizes Flex Plan, ‘Trialized’ Events In State of Sport Address

Though USA Swimming has said it will take some time before new Executive Director Tim Hinchey is ready to give media interviews, he did deliver the State of the Sport address at U.S. Aquatic Sports’ convention last week.

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Is Allison Schmitt Making a Run at Tokyo 2020?

The jury is still out, her coach says, in spite of recent Instagram posts by her long-time training partner and friend Michael Phelps.

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Vyatchanin: “I’ve Come Through A Mental Evolution” On Making Team USA

Two names on the men’s National Team roster for USA carry extra significance.

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USA Swimming Temporarily Lifts 120-Day Rule In Response To Hurricanes

With hurricanes shaking up training sites in the southern United States, USA Swimming has temporarily lifted its rule requiring swimmers to wait 120 days before switching teams for competition.

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USA Swimming to Implement Sweeping Changes to Governance Structure

USA Swimming today announced a change to its governance  structure that includes shifting the entire focus of the Board of…

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Conor Dwyer Leads 7th Inning Stretch at Chicago Cubs Game

At Friday night’s Cubs game, Illinois native Conor Dwyer led the Wrigley Field crowd in a raucous rendition of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game.”

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Caeleb Dressel Earns USA Swimming Athlete Of The Year Honors

Following a breakout performance at the 2017 FINA World Championships, Caeleb Dressel (Green Cove Springs, Fla./Bolles School Sharks/Florida) was named USA Swimming Athlete of the Year on Saturday at the United States Aquatic Sports Convention.

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