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Dave and Gary Discuss NCAA Rule Changes

Gary and Dave take the readers through their creative process, which creatively leads to a discussion of the NCAA and slavery. David thinks it’s their best column. Gary is disappointed with sense, and how often the column makes it.

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Track & Field Union Sends Shockwaves Through Olympic Sports World

Imagine if Ryan Lochte, Michael Phelps, and Missy Franklin all joined together and unionized against the IOC’s “rule 40”. That’s what’s happening in Track & Field. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Tuesday Halts Olympic Athlete Marketing “Rule 40”

Phelps and Lochte have pushed marketing hard throughout the months of June and July, and here is why. (Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/OlaVistapPhotography.com)

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How I saw it – 2012 Olympic Trials

In a word: Amazing.  The Omaha organizing committee and the USA Swimming staff built upon the success of the 2008…

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London 2012 Official Song, Good or Bad, You Decide

“Survival” by Muse is the official song set to an Olympic athlete montage video. (Photo credit: US Presswire)

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USA Swimming Launches “Emergency Hearing” on Rucker

(Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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How Much of a Difference Does Logo Placement Make?

(Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)

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Sprint News 5/14/12: Thompson to the Hall; SwimMAC Adds Another

Baker heads to Charlotte, And Michael Phelps and Natalie Coughlin caused some buzz at the #mediasummit

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Open Water Swimming Tips & Stroke Mechanics

Swim open water like an Olympian with Mike’s help. Mike has nearly three decades of open water swimming experience as both an athlete & coach, working with Olympians and World Record Holders.

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Gary Talks With USOC HOF Inductee Writing Partner

David: Could you please refer to me as “Writing Partner to Olympic Hall of Famer Gary Hall, Jr.”? I hate to be a stickler here, but it’s just a basic respect thing.

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Sprint News 4/30/12: Another 40-Year Old on the Verge; Gary Hall Jr. to Hall of Fame

…Dara Torres, Steve West, and Janet Evans may be soon joined by another Olympic Trials qualifier 40-and-over: Erica Braun out of…

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CAS Rules in Favor of USOC on Rule 45 – No Olympic Bans

The CAS has ruled that Rule 45 of the Olympic charter (also referred to as the “Osaka Rule”) i sinvalid…

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USA Left High and Dry Again: No Olympic Bid for 2020 Games

The United States will not submit a bid for the 2020 Olympics, the USOC told the media today. Interested countries…

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USOC/IOC To Arbitrate Validity of "Rule 45" August 17th; Subirats' Fate Hangs in Balance

Switzerland’s Court for Arbitration of Sport (CAS) has set a date of August 17th for the arbitration between the United States…

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ESPN: Hardy Cleared to Compete in London in 2012

USA Swimming’s women’s relays will be at full-strength for Beijing, which is something that they sorely need with the hard-charging…

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