| Jun 28, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS — Her conversation still is full of words like "awesome" and "unbelievable" and "sooooo cool" and "over the moon." She would probably describe taking out the garbage as fun, so relentless is Missy Franklin's enthusiasm about...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 8:50 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — When it was over, Annie Chandler Grevers said she had made no plans. She had tried everything possible not to put extra pressure on her new husband, Matt, who was hoping to turn a swim meet in Spain into a wedding trip.
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:20 PM
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....
| Jun 29, 2013
| 8:51 PM
— Last year, as the U.S. Olympic swimming trials drew record crowds in Omaha, the popular refrain was Michael Phelps had created a wave of general interest in the sport that would keep rolling.
Last week, as the first U.S. Championships or...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 12:05 AM
Cycling--Tour de France, Stage 18, 5 a.m. (NBCSN)
Golf--The British Open Championship, 6 a.m., 3 a.m. (ESPN)
WNBA Basketball--Phoenix at Los Angeles, 9 p.m. (ESPN2)
Redfield Dairy Queen at Britton, 7...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Last year was Kevin Cordes' breakthrough season, putting him in the ranks of elite U.S. swimmers.
This year has been Cordes' breakout season, and it could wind up with him as not only the best in the United States, but also a medalist at the world...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 1:12 AM
Eighteen-year-old Missy Franklin is the American record holder in the 100-meter backstroke, but Towson native Elizabeth Pelton tested the Olympic gold-medal winner Friday at the Phillips 66 National Championships and World Championships Trials in...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 10:29 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Ryan Lochte and Missy Franklin gave swimming fans a double dose of dominance Wednesday night.
And it came with plenty of pain.
America’s two biggest active stars in the pool each won the 200-meter freestyle, then returned...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 6:05 PM
The two national high school records Olivia Smoliga set at the girls state swimming meet in November were only three weeks old, but Smoliga wasn't an Illinois high school swimmer anymore.
She was at the Short Course World Swimming Championships in...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:51 PM
The only four-year varsity player on her team, Michelle Fairbairn helped run the offense for the Lincoln-Way West water polo team. The senior was voted MVP by her teammates. Head coach Keith Huizinga said that Fairbairn also shows intelligence in the...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 4:32 PM
There will once again be a slew of athletes and celebrity presenters at Cartoon Network's Hall of Game Awards, now in its third year and premiering Feb. 11 at 7pm ET/PT on the network. The Hall of Game Awards let viewers vote for and honor their...