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Simone Manuel’s I Promise School Partnership Comes to Life with First Swim Camp

After announcing the program back in March, Simone Manuel’s partnership with LeBron James’ school in Akron began last week.


Simone Manuel Visits LeBron James’ I Promise School in Akron

Manuel spoke as an ambassador for the USA Swimming Foundation.


Sun Yang 1 Of 3 Chinese Swimmers Ranked In ESPN’S World Fame 100

Sun Yang ranked 17th on ESPN’s 3rd annual World Fame 100 list.


Katinka Hosszu Sends Personalized Thank You Gift To LeBron

Olympic champion Katinka Hosszu recognizes greatness and inspiration in other sports’ athletes, including in American basketball icon Lebron James.

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LeBron James Gives Post-Dunk Nod To Michael Phelps

LeBron James of Phelps, “Just recognizing greatness, that’s all that’s about.”


Vote Here for Ledecky, Phelps, Manuel, Hosszu: 2016 USSA Athlete OTY

Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky, Katinka Hosszu, and Simone Manuel have all been nominated for the United States Sports Academy’s Athlete of the Year Awards.


LeBron James Named AP Athlete of Year Over Phelps

For the second time in two days, an American swimmer has finished second in the Associated Press’s Athlete of the Year voting, with Michael Phelps falling 8 votes shy of basketballer Lebron James.


LeBron Shouts Out Phelps During Sportsman Of The Year Acceptance Speech

LeBron James gave a shout-out to Olympic hero Michael Phelps in his acceptance speech for Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year Award this week.


Missy Franklin Finishes 3rd in AP Female Athlete of the Year Voting

Missy Franklin has finished in the top 3 of the AP Female Athlete of the Year voting for the second-straight year.


Transformation and Michael Phelps

“Michael Phelps entered the world stage in swimming quietly in 2000 when he earned a position on the US Olympic Team. In Sydney, he and his 17-year old roommate, Aaron Peirsol watched, listened, learned and quietly began planning their return four years later.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Missy Franklin, Michael Phelps Nominated for Teen Choice Awards

Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin are up against stiff competition for the 2013 Teen Choice Awards for Athlete of the Year. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)


Phelps Named AP Male Athlete of the Year

Michael Phelps has another honor for his trophy case, one dating back to 1931. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)


Olympic Swimmer Missy Franklin Worth Millions to UC Berkeley

“LeBron James and Derek Jeter leapfrogged the NCAA monopoly. While in high school, however, neither had the global visibility or brand power Franklin now commands.” (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning)


Forbes Names Michael Phelps 5th Most Influential Athlete

In it’s annual list of the most influential athletes, Forbes Magazine has listed Michael Phelps at No. 5 based on…


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