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Michael Phelps finishes seventh in 100 freestyle at U.S. championships
Michael Phelps finishes seventh in 100 freestyle at U.S. championships

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 board, Adrian beat a vaunted field in the 100-meter freestyle at the 2014 National Championships at Irvine with a time of 48.24 seconds. Earlier in the day, Adrian said that he hoped to be in the 47-second range for the final. Ryan Lochte finished second despite qualifying for the final by six-tenths of a second. Jimmy Feigen and Conor Dwyer rounded out the top four, while Michael Phelps finished seventh after missing the turn wall after...

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