| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:58 PM
It was a hot summer afternoon, and 9-year-old James Barney thought it would be a great idea to park his bike and cool off with a swim in East Lake Tohopekaliga.
It turned out to be the scariest moment of the boy's life.
Not long after jumping into the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:57 PM
A jury must decide which of three medical experts is correct about the cause of 15-year-old Juanya Spady's death after he struggled in the Liberty High School swimming pool during gym class in 2010, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
Spady's mother, Mica...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Swimmer Nathan Adrian describes sprinting as being catlike. You eat, take naps, and lounge all day. When it's time to flip the switch, you have to move fast.
Apparently, the cats had a hard time waking up Wednesday night.
In a slow race across the...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 10:03 PM
(Reuters) - A thrilling battle between Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte highlighted the final day of the U.S. National Championships on Sunday, though fans were denied the chance to see if Katie Ledecky could deliver another world record-breaking...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Ken Zecchini says he can't explain it, but the Greater Hampton Amateur is the only amateur tournament in the area he's won.
The Virginia Beach teacher first won the 54-hole tournament at age 35 in 1995, then at age 43 in 2003, and Sunday he won it again...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Lake Nipigon, Ontario We had already seen our daily moose on the Onaman River. The cow had been browsing aquatic vegetation when Chuck Erickson's 26-foot Grady-White glided past.
Now, where the river opened onto the expanse of Lake Nipigon, Erickson...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 2:54 PM
MANCHESTER — Marcy MacDonald remembers getting up early every summer morning to go to the Globe Hollow pool, the big cement pond across from Mt. Nebo Park, for swim practice.
"This is where we trained when I was on the rec team," MacDonald said...
| Aug 5, 2014
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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Apparently, $1 million doesn't go as far as it used to.
It wasn't so long ago that Speedo paid Michael Phelps that much as a bonus for winning a record eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics.
Now, as Phelps makes a comeback from retirement, he...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Swimmers describe the race as a snarling beast that will rob them of the energy needed for other endeavors. The greatest of all time, Michael Phelps, says he'll never swim it again. Too painful.
You'll hear no such talk, however, from Bel Air native...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:33 AM
The U.S. national swimming championships in Irvine next week will get some added star power with Michael Phelps planning to race in four events.
Phelps is scheduled to enter the 100-meter freestyle, 100 butterfly, 100 backstroke and 200 individual...