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Pan-Pacs 2010: Odds and Ends from Monday Before the Championships

We learned a little bit more about who would be swimming what at the 2010 Pan-Pac Championships on Monday. Via…

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Pan Pacs 2010: 9 Big Things When Picking Through the Psych Sheets

Now that the Psych Sheets are up for the 2010 Pan-Pacs, and David Reider has initiated a Pan-Pac prediction contest…

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Legends of the Pool: Tracy Caulkins, The Most Underrated Swimmer Ever

While today’s class of swimmers are breaking records at a clip never before seen, they are not the first swimming…

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What We Learned from the 2010 ConocoPhillips US Nationals

The 2010 National Championships were one of the stranger ones on record. Between virtual unknown David Plummer knocking off Aaron…

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Nationals Day 4: Preview

As we chug along to day 4 of the 2010 National Championships, we’ve had tons of exciting swims so far….

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Nationals Day 3: Mid-day Update

Women’s 100 breaststroke When fans at the William Wollett Jr. Aquatic Center looked up at the scoreboard in just the…

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It's Official: Phelps Greatest American Swimmer Ever

On Day 2 at the 2010 ConocoPhillips National Championships, what we all knew became official: Michael Phelps is the greatest…

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Nationals 2010 Day 3: Preview

This meet has lived up to the hype, and more. Every race has been a thrill, despite the lack of…

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Nationals Day 2: Finals Recaps, Results, and Analysis as they happen

Women’s 100 backstroke As we’ve been talking about all meet, the women’s 100 back encompasses the old versus the young…

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Nationals Day 2: Mid-Day Update

Full Results There were no huge surprises in the morning prelims on Day 2 at the 2010 ConocoPhillips National Championships,…

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2010 USA-Swimming Nationals Day 2: Preview

Day 2 Top Storylines: 1) Young versus Old- Natalie Coughlin has been there, done that. Having established herself as one…

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6 Drown in Louisiana River, None Could Swim

On the eve of one of the greatest swimming competitions in the world, the USA-Swimming ConocoPhillips National Championships, a tragedy…

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Nationals Day 1: Preview

One of my favorite parts of the Nationals schedule is that the meet jumps in full-bore from the first day…

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2010 National Championships Psych Sheets Posted

USA-Swimming has posted the Psych Sheets for the upcoming 2010 National Championships which will be hosted by Novaquatics in Irvine,…

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Legends of the Pool: Dawn Fraser, The 1-Minute Rebel

While today’s class of swimmers are breaking records at a clip never before seen, they are not the first swimming…

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