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  • 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...
  • Lochte holds off Phelps in thrilling 200m individual medley duel

    (Reuters) - Ryan Lochte held off a fast-finishing Michael Phelps to win the 200 meters individual medley at the U.S. National Championships in Irvine, California on Sunday. Trailing by almost a second and a half at one point, Phelps displayed his...
  • Bill Mulliken 1939-2014

    Bill Mulliken 1939-2014
    Bill Mulliken had won the gold medal in the 200-meter breaststroke at the 1959 Pan-American Games, but the Urbana-born swimmer was ranked 17th in the event going into the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome. His father gave him just one goal, Mr. Mulliken told...
  • Lochte v Phelps wows crowd, Ledecky skips 1,500

    (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...
  • Hollywood Fire Rescue responds to drowning calls Sunday

    Hollywood Fire Rescue responds to drowning calls Sunday
    Hollywood Fire Rescue responded to calls to aid swimmers on Sunday. The first call was for a woman, approximately 50 years old, who was found unresponsive in a swimming pool by residents of the Beverly Hills Condos, at 5300 Washington St. about 12:33 p....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Conor Dwyer gets up to speed

    Conor Dwyer gets up to speed
    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. Top two finishers at nationals – and...
  • 'Old man' Phelps pokes fun at his mediocre swimming

    'Old man' Phelps pokes fun at his mediocre swimming
    IRVINE, Calif. - When he added a sixth in Saturday's 100-meter backstroke to his seventh in the 100 freestyle and second in the 100 butterfly, the greatest swimmer in history summed up his U.S. Championships with some acerbic but lighthearted self-...
  • Becca Meyers sets another world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

    Becca Meyers sets another world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships
    Para-swimming Meyers breaks another world record in Pasadena Becca Meyers of Timonium set a world record for the second time in three days at the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena, Calif., by taking the women's 200-meter individual...
  • 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...