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  • Michael Phelps is a touch off in 100 butterfly at U.S. swim nationals

    Michael Phelps' bid for his most important win since announcing his return to swimming in April came up just short Friday night, when he missed a victory in the 100-meter butterfly by a hundredth of a second at the U.S. National Championships in Irvine....
  • Jessica Hardy sets record in 50-meter breaststroke at nationals

    Jessica Hardy sets record in 50-meter breaststroke at nationals
    She doesn't remember falling in, but she remembers the feeling of pure panic. She remembers choking and not being able to see anything. She remembers it being the worst kind of chaos. Jessica Hardy was 3 years old, attending a birthday party with her...
  • PASSINGS: Helen Johns Carroll

    Helen Johns Carroll, 99, a swimmer who helped the U.S. women's Olympic team win gold in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay at the 1932 Summer Games in Los Angeles, died Wednesday at a nursing home in Sumter, S.C., her family said. Then known as Helen...
  • Go Away With ... Bob Bowman

    Go Away With ... Bob Bowman
    Bob Bowman is the coach of the most famous swimmer in the world: Michael Phelps. While he won't confirm if Phelps will compete in the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, he says the two enjoy competition of another kind: horseracing. "Michael and I own some horses...
  • Don't have a week? Take a day trip to a local beach

    Don't have a week? Take a day trip to a local beach
    The beach. The beautiful water. The strolls along the boardwalk for summer foods. The lovely house with the wraparound porch and the sunny breakfast nook. And the two-hour backup on the Bay Bridge. The rowdy, half-naked crowds pushing in line for french...
  • Fort Lauderdale aquatic center still has troubled waters

    Fort Lauderdale aquatic center still has troubled waters
    With the start of construction just months away on a new $33.7 million aquatic center, the city is facing waves of concern that the project won't be the world-class facility originally envisioned. The city's beach improvement board is telling...
  • Third in 800, Mann still has feet in U.S. team door

    Third in 800, Mann still has feet in U.S. team door
    IRVINE, Calif. -- Becca Mann may have finished one place below where she wanted in Wednesday’s 800-meter freestyle final, but she still put her best feet forward on the first day of the U.S. Championships. As the photo shows, Mann was sporting her...
  • Timonium's Becca Meyers sets world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

    Timonium's Becca Meyers sets world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships
    Becca Meyers on Thursday became the second Baltimore-area swimmer in two days to break a world record at the 2014 Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena, Calif. Meyers, of Timonium, swam her morning preliminary in the women's 400-meter...
  • Winnetka swimmers are 2-3 in 200 freestyle final

    IRVINE, Calif. — Reed Malone's coach at USC, Dave Salo, kept telling the freshman from Winnetka this year, "You should be up there, you have the talent." "I kind of brushed it off," Malone said. Thursday night, he proved Salo right by...
  • Katie Ledecky beats Missy Franklin in 200 freestyle

    Katie Ledecky beats Missy Franklin in 200 freestyle
    Bruce Gemmell smiled and shook his head after being asked if he could come up with an American comparison to his star pupil, Katie Ledecky. Was there another swimmer with the potential to dominate races? No one immediately came to mind. In fact, the...
  • Dog Swim In Wethersfield On Aug. 16

    WETHERSFIELD -- Mill Woods Pond is going to the dogs on Aug. 16. Canines will take over the swim area in Mill Woods Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the town's annual doggie dip. The water will be for hounds only all day long, Parks and Recreation...