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  • Phelps decides Aqua Sphere is a better fit than Speedo

    Aqua Sphere CEO Don Rockwell says he had no idea that Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time, would come out of retirement when the swimming equipment manufacturer sought earlier this year to partner with him. Talk about added...
  • Michael Phelps storms back at U.S. swimming championships

    Michael Phelps storms back at U.S. swimming championships
    It didn't take long for Michael Phelps to overcome a discouraging first day at the U.S. swimming championships in Irvine. Phelps rebounded during preliminary heats on Friday morning, swimming the fastest 100-meter butterfly time in the world this year. ...
  • Katie Ledecky sets world record in 400-meter freestyle

    Flying through a pool that had baffled some of the best swimmers in the country, Katie Ledecky set the world record in the women’s 400-meter freestyle at the National Championships in Irvine on Saturday night. The normally reserved Ledecky...
  • Baltimore para-swimmer Snyder wins fourth title at Pan Pacific

    Baltimore para-swimmer Snyder wins fourth title at Pan Pacific
    Retired U.S. Navy Lt. Brad Snyder of Baltimore won his fourth title of the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena, Calif., winning the men's 100-meter freestyle S11 on Friday, the third day of competition at the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center....
  • Thaddeus Gamory proves it's never too late to learn to swim

    Thaddeus Gamory proves it's never too late to learn to swim
    Swimming lessons weren't part of the childhood experience for many African-Americans, Thaddeus Gamory says. That's why he's encouraging black adults to visit him on Saturdays and learn the basics. "African-Americans don't have the same deep swimming...
  • After sixth-place finish in 100 backstroke, disappointed Michael Phelps vents: 'I hate this'

    After sixth-place finish in 100 backstroke, disappointed Michael Phelps vents: 'I hate this'
    IRVINE, Calif. — As he moves forward with his comeback, Michael Phelps can't always measure his progress the way he used to: in victories. Take the unusual position he found himself in Saturday at the Phillips 66 National Championships. The...
  • Ryan Lochte bests Michael Phelps in 200 IM, wins national title

    For a guy who competes barefoot, Ryan Lochte really likes shoes. After winning the 200-meter individual medley Sunday at the U.S. National Championships, Lochte said he owns about 190 pairs and showed off a psychedelic pair of winged sneakers as...
  • As an author, Becca Mann is no fish out of water

    BALTIMORE — Becca Mann says "The Stolen Dragon of Quanx" is close to being published, perhaps early next month. And she might have completed the 450-page manuscript for the first installment of the planned "Eyes Trilogy" sooner if so many other...
  • After struggles at national championships, Michael Phelps looks ahead

    After struggles at national championships, Michael Phelps looks ahead
    IRVINE, Calif. — If this year's Phillips 66 National Championships hold any enduring place in Michael Phelps' mind, he might remember them as a needed, albeit painful, slug of reality. Until the past week, Phelps had treated his four-month...
  • The swimming pool, symbol of Southern California, takes a dip

    The swimming pool, symbol of Southern California, takes a dip
    A couple of weeks ago, I hiked into a remote patch of the Mojave Desert hoping to experience a newly installed piece of experimental art. Instead, I met a pool guy named Robert. To be fair, I'd been warned that Robert might be there. (And the hike was...
  • Like old days: Lochte, Phelps 1-2 in 200 IM at nationals

    Like old days: Lochte, Phelps 1-2 in 200 IM at nationals
    IRVINE, Calif. — Like all the elite swimmers at this U.S. Championships, Winnetka's Conor Dwyer faced a dilemma because of the unusual selection process to which results from this meet contribute. The top two finishers in nearly all events at...