Men's aquatics

November 27, 2018 - 6:58 pm
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Eastern Michigan University is reinstating its women's tennis team after a lawsuit filed by two former athletes. The university announced in March that it was dropping softball, men's swimming and diving, women's tennis and wrestling at the end of the spring season, but two...
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FILE - At left, in an Aug. 10, 2018, file photo, Ryan Murphy celebrates on the podium after winning the men's 100m backstroke final during the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Tokyo. At right, in an Aug. 9, 2018, file photo, United States' Katie Ledecky reacts on the podium after winning the women's 800m freestyle timed final during the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Tokyo. Ledecky was honored as the top female swimmer for the sixth straight year, while Ryan Murphy took home three prizes at USA Swimming's Golden Goggles awards. Ledecky and Murphy were honored Monday night, Nov. 19, 2018, for their performances at 2018's biggest meet, the Pan Pacific Championships. (AP Photo/File)
November 20, 2018 - 2:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Katie Ledecky was honored as the top female swimmer for the sixth straight year, while Ryan Murphy took home three prizes at USA Swimming's Golden Goggles awards. Ledecky and Murphy were honored Monday night In New York for their performances at 2018's biggest meet, the Pan Pacific...
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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love plays against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second half of an NBA basketball game, in Minneapolis. From the outside, the Cavaliers’ All-Star forward appears to have it all: A model’s striking looks, a multi-million dollar contract, a dream job. Perfection. At 30, he’s in the prime of his career, and maybe for the first time, truly happy. Nearly a year since suffering a panic attack during a game against Atlanta, a desperate, life-altering event that eventually led to him revealing long-term battles with anxiety and depression, Love is hoping to break down stigmas about men’s mental health. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
October 25, 2018 - 12:37 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love can't remember being this freshly shaven, gliding his fingers over his smooth cheeks and chin while glancing at a large mirror. The reflection doesn't pain him anymore. From the outside, the Cleveland Cavaliers' All-Star forward appears to have it all: A model's striking...
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FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2016, file photo, United States' Ryan Lochte checks his time in a men's 4x200-meter freestyle heat at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Lochte’s attorney says the swimmer is seeking help for poor decision making that occurs when alcohol is involved, but the 12-time Olympic medalist is not in a treatment facility and he continues to train for a shot at the 2020 Tokyo Games. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
October 11, 2018 - 5:18 pm
Ryan Lochte is undergoing counseling for alcohol use, but the 12-time Olympic medalist is not in a treatment facility and is training in his bid to make the 2020 Tokyo Games, the swimmer's lawyer said Thursday. The decision to pursue counseling has nothing to do with incidents in California and...
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September 27, 2018 - 6:59 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a preliminary injunction to stop Eastern Michigan University from cutting some sports programs. U.S. District Judge George Steeh ruled Thursday that financial hardship is not a defense for a Title IX violation. Two former EMU athletes filed a lawsuit...
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Actors Samuel L Jackson, left, and Kurt Russell of the US stand on the 1st tee before starting the Ryder Cup Celebrity Challenge match at Le Golf National in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, outside Paris, France, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. The 42nd Ryder Cup will be held in France from Sept. 28-30, 2018 at Le Golf National. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
September 25, 2018 - 1:16 pm
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — The Latest on the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National (all times local): 7:10 p.m. The United States is two-thirds of the way to a clean sweep at the Ryder Cup. A U.S. team including actor Samuel L. Jackson, former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and...
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John Coates, chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics leaves from the venue of the IOC and Tokyo 2020 joint press conference Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
September 12, 2018 - 7:54 am
TOKYO (AP) — An IOC inspector working on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics said Wednesday that a powerful typhoon and a deadly earthquake that hit Japan in the last 10 days have been a wake-up call for organizers. The most powerful typhoon in 25 years left 11 dead in the Osaka area of western Japan when it...
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Jonatan Christie of Indonesia celebrates after defeating Chou Tien-chen of Taiwan during their men's singles badminton match at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
August 28, 2018 - 11:19 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Every host has a signature event that defines the success of the games, at least in the context of sports. Jonatan Christie won that event for the 2018 Asian Games hosts with a 21-18, 20-22, 21-15 win over Taiwan's Chou Tien-chen to secure the badminton men's singles gold...
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Japan's Rikako Ikee hold sup her gold medal after winning the women's 50m freestyle final during the swimming competition at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
August 25, 2018 - 12:25 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Rikako Ikee could very well be the smiling face of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a new star that organizers are sure to promote during the build-up to the games. The 18-year-old Japanese swimmer has a lot to be happy about. Capped by a record eight medals at the Asian Games —...
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Japan's Rikako Ikee hold sup her gold medal after winning the women's 50m freestyle final during the swimming competition at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
August 24, 2018 - 12:10 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The haul of medals in a record collection at the Asian Games for Rikako Ikee will increase the weight of expectation on her at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The 18-year-old Japanese swimmer capped a remarkable week in the Jakarta pool by winning the 50-meter freestyle Friday...
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