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  • Mark Millon becomes director of development for Breakers

    Mark Millon becomes director of development for Breakers
    Boys lacrosse Millon becomes director of development for Breakers National Lacrosse Hall of Fame member Mark Millon was hired by the Baltimore Breakers as director of player and coach development. The former U.S. national team player has worked with...
  • Heidi Klum makes short work of selling her Brentwood mansion

     Heidi Klum makes short work of selling her Brentwood mansion
    Heidi Klum is statuesque, but she isn't one to stand still for long. The supermodel and television producer sold her gated Brentwood estate for $24 million in an all-cash deal that closed in 29 days. The Italian-style mansion was built in 1999, more...
  • Ultra competitive Phelps taking it slow but still hates to lose

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Almost two years of retirement has meant Michael Phelps needs to listen to his body and take it slower than in the past but it has not dulled his competitive fire as he sent an ominous warning to his fellow swimmers at next week's Pan...
  • UPDATE: Beach swimming advisory lifted for King Lincoln, Yorktown, Virginia Beach

    UPDATE: Beach swimming advisory lifted for King Lincoln, Yorktown, Virginia Beach
    UPDATE: The swimming advisory has been lifted for King Lincoln Park Beach in Newport News, according to a Peninsula Health District news release. The district said it received results from re-sampling completed on Thursday. The results indicate that...
  • Record-breaking efforts propel swimmers in Junior Olympics meet

    Record-breaking efforts propel swimmers in Junior Olympics meet
    Rafael Rodriguez was among the shining stars during the recent Florida Gold Coast Long Course Junior Olympics championship meet at the Plantation Aquatic Complex. The 12-year-old broke three records en route to helping his South Florida Aquatic Club...
  • Para-swimmer Jessica Long wins two individual events and a relay

    Para-swimmer Jessica Long wins two individual events and a relay
    Para-swimming Jessica Long wins two individual events and a relay Jessica Long of Baltimore, a 12-time Paralympic champion, won the women's 100-meter freestyle S8 and 100 breaststroke SB8 on Sunday, the final day of the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming...
  • Evans, a swim legend, sees her old competitive style in Ledecky

    Evans, a swim legend, sees her old competitive style in Ledecky
    IRVINE, Calif. -- JanetĀ Evans was in Frankfurt, Germany airport when she learned Katie Ledecky had broken the 400-meter freestyle world record Saturday at the U.S. Championships, becoming the first woman since Evans to hold world records in the 400, 800,...
  • 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...