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Time Standards for Greensboro Stop of 2019-2020 Pro Swim Series Released

After a time standard revision post-Knoxville last season, the 2019-20 Pro Swim Series cuts now meet in the middle of last year’s standards.

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Florida Rep Files Bill On College Athlete Earnings, Targeting Summer 2020

On the heels of California’s landmark law allowing college athletes to earn money, a Florida rep has filed a similar bill – with a much quicker timetable.

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Harvard NCAA Qualifier Raphael Marcoux Takes Olympic Redshirt Season

Harvard’s Raphael Marcoux will sit out the coming NCAA season in preparation for Canadian Olympic Trials in the spring. Marcoux would have been a senior.

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CBC Sports Will Live-Stream ISL Meets in Canada

CBC Sports has formed a deal with the ISL to broadcast the league’s opening season for Canadian viewers.

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2019-2020 NCAA Men’s Power Rankings: First Edition

The top two teams are clear. Everything after that… completely unpredictable. Our five voters take an opening shot at preseason Power Rankings.

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CA Governor Signs Law Allowing College Athletes To Make Money

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the bill into law this week, allowing CA college athletes to profit off of their own names, images and likenesses beginning in 2023.

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College Swimming Weekly Preview: Sept. 30 – Oct. 6, 2019

This week’s marquee matchup comes in the SEC, where #15 (men) Alabama is set to host #18 (women)/#13 (men) Georgia on Friday.

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USA Swimming Unveils 2019 Golden Goggles Awards Nominees

Spoiler alert: there’s only one nominee for Male Swimmer of the Year.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Dave Durden, California

The Cal men hold the nation’s top time in the 100 fly, 100 back, 100 breast and 100 free thanks to fast swimming at the King of the Pool meet.

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Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Sherridon Dressel, Florida

September isn’t a very busy month of swimming for most Americans. But for Sherridon Dressel it was. Florida swam three meets last week and Dressel starred.

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2019-2020 NCAA Women’s Power Rankings: First Edition

There’s a lot of agreement among rankers with the top four teams. After that… not so much. Stanford chases four straight NCAA titles this spring.

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Bracket Challenge: Which NCAA Event Is Hardest?

We’re pitting NCAA events in a tournament bracket to answer swimming’s ultimate question: what truly is the hardest event?

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College Swimming Previews: Unlikely Sprints/400 IM Combo Lead #1 Cal Men

Cal has the two best returning 50 freestylers in the NCAA. But they also have arguably three of the top 400 IMers. That’s what you call a well-rounded roster.

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Florida’s Mabel Zavaros Taking Olympic Redshirt; Layla Black Returns To UK

Two Florida women won’t be competing this NCAA season: Mabel Zavaros will be taking an Olympic redshirt and Layla Black has returned to Great Britain.

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IOC Talks Around Transgender Athlete Guidelines for 2020 Reportedly Stall

The IOC’s plans to update its transgender athlete policies before Tokyo 2020 have reportedly come to a halt, according to The Guardian.

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