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Final Thoughts From the 2012 Austin Grand Prix

The weekend in Austin was very exciting. This was a meet of met-expectations: for the first time in a long…


Phelps Finishes Three-Straight With Dominant 200 IM; Coughlin Wins Same Race

Women’s 200 Fly Texas A&M sophomore Cammile Adams kicked off a great session for the Aggies by winning the 200…


Ervin 4th in 100 Free; Evans Adds in 400 Free; Cochrane Wears a Cap in Austin Day 1 Finals

Day 1 of the 2012 Austin Grand Prix, which was almost a mini-National Championship meet give or take, are in…


10 Things to Watch at the Austin Grand Prix

Friday kicks off the 2012 edition of the Austin Grand Prix meet, and the Olympic hopefuls are out in force…


Austin GP Psych Sheets Posted; Ervin to Race with Big-Boys [link corrected]

The psych sheets for the 2012 Austin Grand Prix have been posted, and as should be the standard from here…


2011 Year in Swimming Review: Buildup to World Championships; Busch Coaching Fallout Dominate 2nd Quarter Headlines

As we move into the 2nd quarter of our 2011 recap, the big news swirled around the buildup to the…

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Ryan Drops 28 Seconds in 1650 Free, Phelps Hiccups in 100 Free on Final Day of NBAC Christmas Meet

Gillian Ryan kicked off the final night of the NBAC Chirstmas Meet with a sparkling 15:53.55 in the 1650 free….


Phelps Stirs Pot in 400 IM, Kalisz Has Stellar Meet on Day 3 at NBAC XMas Invite

Day 3 at the 28th Annual NBAC Christmas Meet saw the host team continue to dominate the competition, and the…

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Schmitt Goes Lifetime Best in 200 Free at NBAC Christmas Meet

The 38th edition of the NBAC Christmas Meet will be Michael Phelps’ last, and the parting will be such sweet…


Ryan Murphy Breaks Legendary Phelps NAG Record at Jr. Nationals

The Bolles’ School’s Ryan Murphy kicked off USA Swimming’s Short Course Junior National Championships with a National Age Group Record. In…


Phelps Caps 5-for-5 Meet, Missy Takes Two in Herculean Final Session

The final night of the 2011 Minneapolis Grand Prix featured some really hot-and-cold racing. Namely, some of the races were…


Phelps on Phire with Two More Titles in Minneapolis

Michael Phelps pulled another double on day 2 of the 2011 Minneapolis Grand Prix, which continues to show the great…


Minneapolis Night 1: Hansen Wins Again, Sims Kicks of Post Grad Career With 100 Fly Victory

On night one of the Minneapolis Grand Prix, there was a ton of great racing. The field for this meet…


Phelps, Schmitt Not on 2011 Duel in the Pool Roster; Record Assaults Expected

(UPDATE: Two added to roster 11/28) USA Swimming has released the American roster for the upcoming Duel in the Pool…


American Leadership Impresses in Berlin World Cup Stop

Day 1 at the Berlin World Cup was all about the flash, the pop, the bang, the glitz, and the…


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