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Opinion: New PSS Format Has Intriguing Potential, Early Wrinkles

While the adjustment to a wave of new changes wasn’t without some execution wrinkles, it also shows a remarkable amount of intriguing potential, particularly from a spectator standpoint.

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Same Names as Yesterday in Austin Day 3 Scratch Report

Today’s top-flight prelims scratches mostly tell us things we already know, as Tom Shields is out for health concerns; Mallory Comerford and Leah Smith are both home training; and Pace Clark, Elise Haan, and Quah Zheng Wen all are holding to yesterday’s scratches.

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2018 Pro Swim Series – Austin: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

After what he thought was a disappointing Winter Nationals, Chase Kalisz will begin his long course season on Thursday with a 400 IM – an event where he’s the current World Champion.

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Leah Smith No Shows Day 1 of Austin Pro Swim Series

The top seed in four events, Leah Smith was a no-show in both her swims on day 1 of the Pro Swim Series in Austin, Texas.

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USA Swimming SwimSquad Lineups Announced; L. Smith Not Starting

USA Swimming tweeted out the four starting SwimSquad rosters during this morning’s prelims sessions, with a couple of key changes from our predictions earlier this week. That includes #4 overall pick Leah Smith not starting for Team Sandeno.

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All The Links You Need For the 2018 Pro Swim Series – Austin

Check out all the links you need to follow the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series’ opening stop in Austin, Texas this weekend.

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2018 Austin Pro Swim Series: SwimSquad Battles Preview/Cheat Sheet

Team Natalie Coughlin has some tough choices to make before Austin, including whether to start #7 overall pick Melanie Margalis as an IMer, breaststroker or in the flex spot.

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Freshman Katz Comes up Big with 45.3 100 Back Split at Texas Invite

Texas freshman standout Austin Katz was a key player in helping the Horns secure their NCAA spot. Despite their A relay being disqualified, Katz came up big with a 45.34 backstroke split to help the B relay to victory.

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Hosszu, Kromowidjojo starten beim Lausanne Cup vom 20.-21.12.

2017 LAUSANNE CUP Lausanne, Switzerland Dezember 20. – 21., 2017 Meet central So kurz vor Weihnachten reisen einige Schwimmsuperstars noch…

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Seto, Kosuke and Kalisz to Duel at 2nd Annual Lausanne Cup

2017 LAUSANNE CUP Lausanne, Switzerland December 20-21, 2017 Meet central A lengthy list of stars are set to compete in…

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Conger v. Schooling Matchup in the Cards for Texas Invite

2017 TEXAS INVITE November 29th – December 2nd, 2017 Austin, Texas (UT-Austin) Psych sheet Though Jack Conger is no longer eligible for…

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USA Swim Squads Fantasy Draft: Live Recap

Follow along for live updates of the first ever U.S. Swim Squads fantasy draft.

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Christophe Debize : «Un record du monde lors de la Lausanne Swim Cup»

« Mon souhait… Un record du monde lors de la Lausanne Swim Cup et Michael Phelps en guest star comme symbole….   !!! »

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SwimSwam’s Mock Draft For the 2018 SwimSquad Battles

On Sunday, four retired Olympians will draft SwimSquads for the 2018 Pro Swim Series. We’re predicting the picks in advance.

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11 Swimmers Who Went Hard on Halloween

Though most of us don’t end up getting the night off practice, these 11 swimmers (or swim teams) still found a way to go hard this Halloween. 

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