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Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky overcome wind for Mesa wins

Michael Phelps thought he might fall off the starting block. Nathan Adrian worried he might not hear the starting beep.

Winds around 30 miles per hour wreaked havoc on the second night of finals at a Pro Series meet in Mesa, Ariz., on Friday, but Olympic champions fought their way to victories. 202 more words

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Ryan Lochte feels like 'underdog' as loaded Mesa meet starts

Four years ago, Ryan Lochte was the world’s best swimmer, coming off a haul of five gold medals at the 2011 World Championships.

Now?

The 31-year-old feels like “the underdog” with the Olympics less than four months away and the Olympic Trials in a little more than two months. 468 more words

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U.S. swim stars slated for Mesa meet; broadcast schedule

Michael PhelpsRyan LochteKatie Ledecky and Missy Franklin are among eight individual 2012 U.S. Olympic gold medalists expected to compete at a Pro Series meet in Mesa, Ariz., next week. 132 more words

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New chef, new coach, but same 'goofball' Ryan Lochte

1. Ryan Lochte has grown to enjoy eating greens with his new chef, who prepared meals for LeBron James for five years.

“This is what I wish I listened to when I was in college, or before that,” Lochte said. 432 more words

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Swimming isn't a Sport?

Many people have told me swimming isn’t a sport, but those people have actually never watched great swimming. The 2016 Summer Olympic Games are coming up soon, and that means that this sport will be on television for the world to see. 459 more words

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Katie Ledecky breaks world record; Phelps beats Lochte in Austin

Katie Ledecky broke the 800m freestyle world record for the fourth time in as many years, clocking 8:06.68 in Austin, Texas, on Sunday night.

“I kind of knew from the start if I put together a good swim and swam it the right way that I could have a pretty good swim,” Ledecky, who exuberantly splashed in her lane after seeing her time, said on NBC Sports  635 more words

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Katie Ledecky, Ryan Lochte notch key wins in Austin

Katie Ledecky and Ryan Lochte recorded statement victories, while Michael Phelps showed there’s at least one event he still must improve upon in his comeback at their opening meet of the Olympic year in Austin, Texas, on Saturday. 533 more words

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