Ryan Lochte

Wilson Park Pool in Granite City, Illinois (photo courtesy:granite city gossip.com)

Drought and Olympics Lead to Busy Pool Season

“If it’s not rainy or cloudy, as long as the sun is out, we still have people here whether it’s 70 degrees or 100 degrees,” one manager said.


Ryan Lochte of the United States swims breaststroke as he competes in heat five of the Men's 400m Individual Medley on Day One of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Lochte Wins 1st U.S. Gold In London

Swimmer takes 400m IM title. Teammate Michael Phelps doesn’t medal.


2012 London Games Pregame Playlist

As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in London, they need some motivation to push themselves in ways they never have before. Our Olympians use music to push their training to the next level in every workout and warmup. Get into the minds of our mightiest athletes by taking a peek at their Pregame Playlists.


Michael Phelps swims into the wall to win the championship final of the Men's 100 m Butterfly during Day Seven of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Trials at CenturyLink Center on July 1, 2012 in Omaha, Nebraska.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Phelps Locks Up another 8-race Program in London

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michael Phelps’ Olympic program is set. He’ll be going for another eight gold medals. He’s not the only one who’ll be busy in London. Get ready to see a lot of […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/01/2012

Michael Phelps (bottom) beats Ryan Lochte (top) to a first place finish in the men's 200m Individual medley final  on day six of the 2012 US Olympic Team Trials on June 30, 2012 in Omaha, Nebraska. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Phelps beats Lochte again at US trials in 200 IM

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — If this week in America’s heartland is any indication, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte are going to put on quite a show in London. The world’s greatest swimmers produced their most […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/30/2012

Michael Phelps competes in the championsip final of the Men's 200 m Butterflyduring Day Four of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Trials at CenturyLink Center on June 28, 2012 in Omaha, Nebraska.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Phelps Cruises in 200 Fly at US Olympic Trials

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — After a couple of epic duels with his biggest rival, Michael Phelps made this one look easy. Phelps stayed on course to swim eight events at the London Games, pulling away […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/29/2012

Center Adam Oates of the St. Louis Blues moves the puck during a game against the Buffalo Sabres at Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, New York. Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart  /Allsport

KERBER: 5 Sports Shorts

The NHL Hall of Fame Class is very deserving, the current NHL CBA is scheduled to expire in September, I am dumbfounded with a horrifying trend and there are always intriguing stories that come out of the Olympics.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/28/2012

Michael Phelps  and fellow competitors dive into the pool to start their semifinal in the men's 200m Butterfly on day three of the 2012 US Olympic Team Trials on June 27, 2012 in Omaha, Nebraska, where Phelps placed second. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Round 2 Goes to Phelps; Franklin Denies Coughlin

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Back and forth they went, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte turning the U.S. Olympic trials into nothing more than a match race between the world’s two greatest swimmers. They might as […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/27/2012

(L-R) Brendan Hansen and Eric Shanteau celebrate after they competed in the championship final heat of the Men's 100 m Breaststroke during Day Two of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Trials at CenturyLink Center on June 26, 2012 in Omaha, Nebraska.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Hansen Caps Comeback with Return to Olympics

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Brendan Hansen was done with swimming after two doses of Olympic heartache. He’s feeling a lot better now. Next stop: London. Hansen, who retired from the sport after the Beijing Games […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/26/2012

2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Trials - Day 2

Lochte, Phelps Advance in 200 Free at US Trials

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps stayed on course for their second showdown at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials on Tuesday. Janet Evans’ first appearance in the meet was brief, with the […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/26/2012


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