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Bruce Wigo Explains Why ISHOF Is Leaving Fort Lauderdale – Video Feature

ISHOF announced that upon the expiration of its current fifty-year agreement with the City of Fort Lauderdale, in February of 2015, it will not renew and will look for a new home in another city. Video report is courtesy of CBS Miami.

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Tom Luchsinger, Laura Sogar to Speak at National Select Camp on Saturday

USA Swimming National Team members Tom Luchsinger and Laura Sogar (featured image) will be guest speakers at the 2013 National Select Camp on Saturday in Colorado Springs, Colo. Their appearance will last from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. MT at the Olympic Training Center where they will do in-water sessions and host a Q&A with the campers.

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Cluster 2 Is Done, and Big Checks Await Top 6 Men and Women (STANDINGS)

Le Clos and Hosszu have again taken top prizes, but Russia’s Vlad Morozov in Doha officially made his decision to go pro a financially-positive one.

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Tom Shields Breaks American Record at Doha World Cup

Tom Shields has broken his own American Record in the 100 fly in Doha, Qatar, and is now just .32 seconds away from the World Record.

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Two Milwaukee County pools in danger of being closed

The Schroeder South Swim Team will still exist if the Pulaski pool closes (the team uses several pools in the area), but it will be far less convenient for many swimmers to make it to practice and lessons since Pulaski is in the center of the community.

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Lessons From Legends: Sue Pitt Anderson and Brave Young Girls

The attempt to balance the opportunities for women to those of men didn’t get a firm push forward until Title IX was passed in 1972. Even after it became law it took another 10 years to begin to make a substantial impact on extending girls careers in swimming beyond high school and providing a wide breadth of collegiate opportunities.

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Lochte and Ledecky Headline 2013 Duel in the Pool – See Complete Lists Here

Ryan Lochte (featured image) headlines the 2013 Duel in the Pool.

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Basketballer Candace Parker; Missy Franklin Win Sportswomen Of the Year Awards

Missy Franklin hugs Megan Romano after the latter ran down the Australians to win the 400 free relay at the World Championships: the first of Franklin’s 6 golds at the meet.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Cullen Jones to Speak at 2013 Feast Conference

The Feast Conference gathers remarkable entrepreneurs, radicals, doers and thinkers who are revolutionizing the way things work for the betterment of humanity. The conference draws the best from across multiple disciplines to share perspectives, tools, challenges and models for changing the world in new ways.

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Boise YMCA’s Alex Trompke Verbally Commits to Michigan State

Alex Trompke of the Boise YMCA has made his collegiate decision.

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Top Australian, World Junior Diver Barnard Commits to Minnesota

The Minnesota Golden Gophers have been good in swimming recruiting, but have added a great diving recruit to the class.

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Denninghoff, Quigley Selected to Represent Respective Teams in Duel in the Pool Backstrokes

Texas’ Sarah Denninghoff is the latest addition to the American roster for the 2013 Duel in the Pool.

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NCAA Champ Hill; National Teamer Krug Added to ‘Fastest Man in Texas’ Shootout

Dax Hill has joined the lineup for the Fastest man in Texas, as has National Teamer Karl Krug.

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California Governor Jerry Brown Vetoes SB 131

SB 131, the bill which would affect the statute of limitations for civil suits for some sexual abuse victims in California, has been veto’d.

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