UA swimmers have been so good for so long, on every conceivable stage, that you don't often call the boss and say, "Forget the Final Four, I've gotta get this in the paper now!"
UA's Kevin Cordes, 19, makes a "C" for "Cats" after smashing American/world records to win the NCAA 200-yard breast stroke title Saturday in Indianapolis.
UA swimmers have been so good for so long, on every conceivable stage, that you don’t often call the boss and say, “Forget the Final Four, I’ve gotta get this in the paper now!”
On July 29, 1948, Carol “Penny” Taylor stood on the infield at Wembley Stadium, a sunny and sobering afternoon shared by 80,000 people, King George VI, God and country.
OMAHA, Neb. - About 30 members of Amanda Beard's family, including her toddler son Blaise, traveled to the USA Olympic swimming trials in hopes of seeing Beard make history.
Eleven-time medalist Natalie Coughlin advanced to the final of the 100 free, but this is her last shot at a third Olympics.
OMAHA, Neb. - On a night when Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps were focused on getting through semifinal races, Nathan Adrian won the 100 freestyle, and Cullen Jones barely beat Matt Grevers for the second spot for London.
Michael Phelps has clinched three individual events with two more to go. Three relays are likely, too.
OMAHA, Neb. - After a couple of epic duels with his biggest rival, Michael Phelps made this one look easy.
OMAHA, Neb. - Nobody knew, and few suspected, that this was going to be The Day of Alyssa Anderson's Life. It would be an Olympic surprise party.
Ryk Neethling competed in four consecutive Olympics for South Africa, winning a gold medal in 2004.
This continues a countdown to the July 27 start of the Olympics with Southern Arizona moments and figures from previous Games.
"At the Olympic trials, you've got people coming out of the woodwork. … If you're not at your best, you don't have a chance," says ex-UA All-American Whitney Myers Burnett, who will swim in at least four events this week.
Ex-UA coach Frank Busch, director of USA Swimming's national teams, said the 1,849 swimmers at the U.S. trials is "like nothing we've ever experienced."
OMAHA, Neb. - The odds of making the U.S. Olympic swimming team are somewhere between distant and remote. Of the 1,849 swimmers here this week, about 46 will be in London for the 2012 Olympics. Maybe as few as 42.
OMAHA, Neb. — The odds of making the U.S. Olympic swimming team are somewhere between distant and remote. Of the 1,849 swimmers here this week, about 46 will be in London for the 2012 Olympics. Maybe as few as 42.
This is Whitney Myers narrating a slide-show of her wonderful life: