GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) World champion Missy Franklin failed to qualify for the 200-meter freestyle final after making a late decision to compete despite a sore back on the opening morning of the Pan Pacific championships.
A half-hour later, she was back in the pool and swam fast enough to advance in the 100-meter backstroke, an event she won at the last Olympics. She had to...
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August 20, 2014
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Olympians Brittany MacLean and Shannon Vreeland helped defending champion Georgia take the lead Thursday in the first day of the NCAA women's swimming and diving championships.