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“I am grateful for the positive relationships I formed through this process (choosing Cal). The coaches and athletes that I got to know are special individuals!”

2018 U.S. Nationals Previews: Murderer’s Row Remains In Men’s 100 Back

The men’s 100 back continues to be one of the most competitive events in the U.S.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Previews: Murphy, Pebley Reign In Men’s 200 Back

Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley are virtual locks for the top two spots in the men’s 200 back at the upcoming U.S. National Championships in Irvine.

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The Official 2018 SwimSwam U.S. Nationals Preview Index

Bookmark this page to stay on top of every race we preview and for a quick look at our top picks in each race.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 76% Betting On American Legacy in Men’s 100 Back

More than three-quarters of voters expressed confidence that the Americans would keep their historic levels of dominance in the men’s 100 backstroke, with no other country getting more than 11% of the total votes.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Preview: Ress Leads 50 Back Field Of Wildcards

With a healthy mix of veterans and newcomers, the 50 back is still Justin Ress’ to lose.

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Chase Kasliz, Leah Smith Take Lead in Pro Swim Series Standings

Both Chase Kalisz (above) and Leah Smith enter US Nationals with leads, though they’re not insurmountable ones.

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Smith, Kalisz Secure Pro Swim Series Leads In Columbus, Nats Remain

Leah Smith took over the Pro Swim Series points lead from absent Melanie Margalis, while Chase Kalisz expanded his lead over Zane Grothe with just one Pro Swim Series scoring event remaining.

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Reilman Hits PR, Becomes #4 in US 2018 Rankings in 200 Back in Athens

Reilman’s PR of 1:58.87 was a best time, moving him right behind Clark Beach in the U.S. rankings.

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How Does Ryan Murphy Taper? GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

Ryan Murphy is nearing taper-time. What will it take for the 2016 Olympic Champion to regain the title “Greatest Backstroker on Earth”?

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets: Olympic Day Feels

We’re back with swimming’s TopTenTweets!

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets: Father’s Day Edition

We’re back with swimming’s TopTenTweets!

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Margalis Takes Over PSS Lead, Ledecky Charges; Kalisz/Grothe Hold Even

Melanie Margalis scored 9 Pro Swim Series points in Santa Clara to overtake the absent Taylor Ruck for the series points lead on the women’s side. But Katie Ledecky scored another 15 points and is now only a couple wins out of stealing the lead.

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Krayzelburg Wins Santa Clara SwimSquad With Second-Highest Total Ever

Lenny Krayzelburg’s SwimSquad won a tough Santa Clara meet, putting up the second-highest point total of any team at any meet so far. Krayzelburg’s 98 points is second only to the 107 his crew put up in Austin.

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2018 Santa Clara Pro Swim Series: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Simone Manuel will swim the 50 free on day 4 in Santa Clara.

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WATCH: Race Videos from Day 3 of the Santa Clara Pro Swim

You can watch Caeleb Dressel’s 100 free win, as well as the 200 IM showdown between World Champion Chase Kalisz and World Record holder Ryan Lochte.

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