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Anthony Ervin to DJ at Mumford & Sons’ Communion Night in NYC

DJ Anthony Ervin, aka Olympic gold medalist Anthony Ervin aka the Conductor of the Crawl aka the Beethoven of Berkeley aka the Spinner of Spieker aka the Fast-Fingered Freestyler will be participating in a show produced by Mumford and Sons star Ben Lovett in New York City on December 3rd.

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Video: Olympian Katie Hoff Explains Her Return to Swimming

For the first time since the 2012 Olympic Trials, Katie Hoff has returned to competition at the Speedo Winter Championships meet in Plantation, Florida.

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Lutheran North’s Lloyd Jones: Tragic Passing of a Local Swimming Legend

Was coach Lloyd Jones a legend? I don’t know, but in the minds of those who knew him, he will be forever remembered.

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Mitch Ivey Now in 30 Day Appeal Period with Ban-For-Life Pending

USA Swimming has concluded its investigation into Mitch Ivey, and for the first time has found enough evidence to issue punishment.

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And the Winners Are…2013 Golden Goggles Awards Outcomes

Just as she was in Barcelona, Katie Ledecky was the big winner on Sunday at the 2013 Golden Goggles Awards.

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Katie Hoff Finishes First Meet Back in Florida With 200 IM, 100 Free

Former World Record holder Katie Hoff completed her meet with two solid swims at the Speedo Winter Championships in Plantation, Florida.

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2013 Duel in the Pool Breakdown: Women’s Breaststrokes

Worlds bronze-medalist Micah Lawrence will be a part of the American breaststroke squad that’s trying to score big points against the Europeans.

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Michael Andrew Breaks Two National Age Group Records in Minneapolis; Shows Off Versatility

Michael Andrew’s two National Age Group Records weren’t special just because they were records. It’s specifically because of which two events they came in.

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Fifty Years Ago: ISHOF Remembers JFK

Kennedy had been a swimmer at Harvard when Kiphuth was coaching Yale. Swimming helped JFK survive WWII and become the war hero that helped launch his political career. He also swam in the White House pool almost every day to relieve his chronic bad back.

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Katie Ledecky and Missy Franklin Are In The Running For ESPN’s Most Impactful Female Athletes Of 2013

Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky are in the running for the Most Impactful Female Athletes of 2013. You can vote on the ESPNW site or through twitter with the hashtag #Impact10 and their full name.

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Golden Goggles Nominees Photo Vault

USA Swimming’s grand awards showcase is just a few days away. The 2013 Golden Goggles will be held in Los…

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Romano, Dwyer top money-earners on Arena Grand Prix circuit after Minneapolis

Megan Romano leads all money-earners after one stop of the Arena Grand Prix circuit, taking in a neat $2000 for four wins in Minneapolis. The top earner on the men’s side is Conor Dwyer, who picked up $1600 for two wins and two second places.

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Wrightsville Beach to Host 2014 USA Swimming Open Water Nationals

The 10-kilometer national championship will be contested June 13, followed by the 5K on June 15. The Sandhills Sandsharks swim team and the North Carolina Swimming LSC will serve as hosts for the meet.

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2013 Arena Grand Prix at Minnesota Photo Vault

Featured image: Olympic Champion Cesar Cielo

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Adam Brown Just Out-Touches Fellow Auburn Alum Cesar Cielo to Close Minneapolis Grand Prix

Adam Brown and Cesar Cielo went nose-to-nose in the 100 free from the outside lanes, and Brown came away with the narrowest of victories. (Photo Courtesy: Greg Davis)

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