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The mystery of Missy Franklin

Heartbreaking. Disappointing. That’s how Missy Franklin described her performance at the 2016 Summer Olympics. As Stanford’s Katie Ledecky, the other American representative in the 200-meter freestyle, took off against an elite field, Franklin was Team USA’s number one cheerleader instead of its number one swimmer. Franklin walked away from the
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Like Mike

I was 7 years old, sitting on cheetah print chairs and giggling with my family the first time I heard the name Michael Phelps. Little did I know at the time that he was destined to become the greatest Olympian of all time. Nothing gets me more spirited than the
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Josh Prenot wins silver medal in 200-meter breaststroke

After putting up the world’s fastest time in the 200-meter breaststroke at the U.S. Olympic Trials, Josh Prenot put the world on notice. He immediately proved himself as a medal contender alongside fellow American Kevin Cordes. Prenot, a first-time Olympian, made the most of his only race at the Olympic
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Danny Barrett, USA Rugby team fail to advance past pool play

Update 08/11/2016: This article has been updated to reflect the outcome of the USA-Spain consolation game.  On most days, keeping pace with the No. 1 team in the world and pushing it to its absolute limit might have been enough. Unfortunately, Team USA rugby’s most important game since 1924 is
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19 Cal swimmers look to make a splash in Rio

With 26 individual events, six relays and 19 Cal swimmers at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, there’s a lot to keep up with. Here are several of the most interesting races to watch: Women’s 100-meter butterfly This event will feature three Bears: Egypt’s Farida Osman, Canada’s Noemie Thomas and the
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