Men's swimming

December 29, 2017 - 11:56 pm
___ Dec. 9 — Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has won the Heisman Trophy, completing a climb from walk-on to one of the most accomplished players in the history of college football. The brash Sooners star became the sixth Oklahoma player to the win Heisman in one of the most lopsided votes ever...
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December 29, 2017 - 11:56 pm
___ June 27 — Florida scored four runs in the eighth inning to pull away from LSU, and the Gators beat their Southeastern Conference rival 6-1 to complete a two-game sweep in the College World Series finals for their first national title in baseball. The Gators posted the eighth sweep in the 15...
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December 27, 2017 - 1:18 pm
Editors: To help you with planning, here is a list of AP year-end sports stories and their release dates. This advisory may be updated: Moved Dec. 23 YE-PLAYS OF THE YEAR Dazzling catches, ridiculous putts, buzzer-beaters and humans leapfrogging humans. They're all part of the collection of the top...
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FILE - In this July 25, 2017, file photo, United States' Katie Ledecky reacts after winning the gold medal in the women's 1500-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Ledecky was named The Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, File)
December 26, 2017 - 3:41 pm
Katie Ledecky got her start in swimming because she just wanted to make friends. Her brother was eager to join a team at a pool near their house and as a 6-year-old, she tagged along. By summer's end, the Ledecky siblings had made 100 friends ranging in age from 6 to 18. Some of them remain good...
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December 06, 2017 - 12:21 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University said it has launched an investigation into alleged hazing on the men's varsity swimming and diving team at the Ivy League school, after a probe by its student newspaper. The Brown Daily Herald reported that it reviewed text messages, emails, photos and...
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November 20, 2017 - 12:57 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky have won male and female athlete of the year honors at the Golden Goggle Awards, recognizing the year's top performances by USA Swimming. Dressel joined Michael Phelps as the only swimmers to win seven golds at a single world championships last...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, men's 4x100m freestyle relay team Italy's Filippo Magnini, left, and Michele Santucci hold up their bronze medals at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia. Two-time swimming world champion Filippo Magnini and sprint relay teammate Michele Santucci are being questioned by Italian anti-doping authorities over their relationship with a nutritionist being investigated for alleged illegal drugs distribution. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
October 30, 2017 - 1:53 pm
ROME (AP) — Two-time swimming world champion Filippo Magnini and sprint relay teammate Michele Santucci are being questioned by Italian anti-doping authorities over their relationship with a nutritionist being investigated for alleged illegal drugs distribution. Authorities in Pesaro already...
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October 18, 2017 - 7:05 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Two-time Olympian Lindsay Mintenko was appointed Wednesday to lead the U.S. national swimming team, becoming the first woman to hold the title. Mintenko replaces Frank Busch, who retired Oct. 1 as managing director of the national team. She has been a member of the...
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September 20, 2017 - 8:51 am
MLB-HOME RUN RECORD Kansas City's Alex Gordon hits record-setting homer TORONTO (AP) — Going, going ... Gone! Another home run in Major League Baseball Tuesday evening, but this wasn't just any long ball. Kansas City's Alex Gordon hit MLB's record 5,694th home run of 2017, breaking a season record...
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September 20, 2017 - 6:54 am
MLB-HOME RUN RECORD Kansas City's Alex Gordon hits record-setting homer TORONTO (AP) — Going, going ... Gone! Another home run in Major League Baseball Tuesday evening, but this wasn't just any long ball. Kansas City's Alex Gordon hit MLB's record 5,694th home run of 2017, breaking a season record...
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