Nathan Adrian

Ledecky back on top, while new generation emerges for US men

On a night when Katie Ledecky returned to a more familiar spot — the top rung of the medal podium — the U.S. men's team began passing the torch to a new generation at the world championships.

Step aside, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. You've got a worthy successor in Chase Kalisz.

Sorry, Nathan Adrian. It's Caeleb Dressel's time to shine.

Kalisz extended American dominance in the 200-meter individual medley on Thursday with a bit of Olympic redemption, ably filling the void left by Phelps' retirement and Lochte's absence in Budapest.

"Big congrats to my little bro!!!" Phelps wrote on Instagram to his former training partner at the North Baltimore...