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Matt Grevers

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  • Penn State's former president, VP and AD ordered to stand trial

    Penn State's ex-president and two former top school administrators were ordered by a Harrisburg, Pa., judge Tuesday to stand trial on charges accusing them of a cover-up in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Prosecutors showed enough evidence...
  • Honeymoon trip at stake for Olympic champion Grevers

    Honeymoon trip at stake for Olympic champion Grevers
    INDIANAPOLIS – Matt Grevers is hoping for a honeymoon in Spain. Now he is feeling some pressure to make sure that happens. Grevers, reigning Olympic champion in the 100-meter backstroke, needs to make the top two in that event at the U.S....
  • Tribune/WGN-Ch. 9 Athlete of the Month | Mundelein swimmer Connor Black

     Tribune/WGN-Ch. 9 Athlete of the Month | Mundelein swimmer Connor Black
    The text read, "He's faster today. It's going to happen." It was one in a string of messages Mundelein coach Rahul Sethna sent to Scott Black the morning of last month's boys state swimming and diving finals. He was referencing the 100-yard butterfly...
  • Golden honeymoon for Grevers

    Golden honeymoon for Grevers
    Matt Grevers’ honeymoon will seem forever like a golden anniversary. Grevers and his wife of four months, Annie Chandler Grevers, are using their trip to Barcelona for the World Swimming Championships as precursor to a European honeymoon postponed...
  • Bethesda's Ledecky smashes mark in 1,500-meter free at FINA worlds

    Bethesda's Ledecky smashes mark in 1,500-meter free at FINA worlds
    Perhaps it was the fact that Bethesda swimmer Katie Ledecky thrives on pulling away early thanks to fast starts. Or maybe it was that Denmark's Lotte Friis chose to challenge her, even outpace her at times, in the women's 1,500-meter freestyle on the...
  • Tough meet should be "catalyst" for U.S. swimmer Cordes

    Tough meet should be "catalyst" for U.S. swimmer Cordes
    Last week, Kevin Cordes had described his sub-par performances in the individual breaststroke events at his first long-course World Championships as something to learn from. Sunday in Barcelona, he got a particularly harsh lesson. The 19-year-old from...
  • Bel Air's Kalisz earns silver in only event at FINA worlds

    Bel Air's Kalisz earns silver in only event at FINA worlds
    Bel Air native Chase Kalisz waited two weeks for Sunday's proceedings. He saw fellow Americans earn medal after medal at the FINA World Championships, yet he didn't have the chance to do so until the last day of competition. But when the Fallston...
  • Cordes 7th in 100 breast at worlds

    Cordes 7th in 100 breast at worlds
    Kevin Cordes was the youngest swimmer in Monday's 100-meter breaststroke final at the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona, and international competition in the discipline usually is not a young man's game. That showed as the 19-year-old from...
  • Olympic swimmer Matt Grevers

    Olympic swimmer Matt Grevers
    Olympic champion swimmer Matt Grevers, 27, knows about love. He loves his fiancée, he loves his sport and he loves his country. Although born and raised in the U.S., Grevers' parents are from the Netherlands, and he had dual citizenship and visited...
  • Grevers wins 100 back at world meet

    Grevers wins 100 back at world meet
    Matt Grevers' trophy case has a new category: individual gold medal, world championships. The swimmer from Northwestern and Lake Forest won the 100-meter backstroke at the World Short Course Championships (25-meter pool) Thursday in Istanbul....
  • London Olympics: Advances in swimwear for athletes — and you

    London Olympics: Advances in swimwear for athletes — and you
    As swimmers go for the gold at the London Olympics, swimwear companies are ready to sell the latest Olympic-themed swimsuits back home. Recreational and competitive swimmers alike can benefit from the same technologies swimsuit manufacturers are using to...