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Treble-gold Dressel helps USA break mixed 4x100m freestyle record

Budapest – Caeleb Dressel capped an historic performance by winning three gold medals in under two hours on Saturday as the USA broke the world record for the mixed 4x100m freestyle relay at the world championships. Dressel, who won the men’s 50m freestyle and 100m butterfly golds earlier in the evening, swam the opening leg before Simone Manuel touched the ...

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USA Razes World Record in 4×100 Mixed Free Relay

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Being a relatively new event, it was pretty much a foregone conclusion that the 4×100 mixed free relay would see a new world record established tonight.  What wasn’t clear was just how much it would be lowered by. The USA trotted out its best possible lineup and took a metaphorical sledgehammer to the previous record ...

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Karlie Hay Reveals What It’s Really Like Being Miss Teen USA (Exclusive) | Exclusive, Karlie Hay, Miss Teen USA

You think being Miss Teen USA is all crowns and beautiful gowns? Well, you’re wrong. Very wrong. Reigning title holder Karlie Hay is here to shatter pretty much all the misconceptions about the title and the pageant. It’s not about the gowns, or even the crown. It’s about bringing awareness to something you really believe in. “I think people would ...

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Miss Teen USA 2017 Judges: Who Are They?

Tonight at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT is the 2017 Miss Teen USA Pageant, with 51 contestants competing for the crown. Heidi Powell and Erin Lim are this year’s hosts and there are five judges in charge of choosing the winner. The categories that the competitors must participate in include Active-Wear, Evening Gown, Final Question and Final Look. Get to ...

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2017 WJSS Notebook: Day 2 – USA Hockey

2017 WJSS Notebook: Day 2USA HockeyThe first day international games gets underway today at the 2017 World Junior Summer Showcase here at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, Michigan. Team USA White will face Finland at 1 p.m. ET while Team USA Blue will challenge Sweden at 4 p.m. ET.

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Amusement park ride safety relies on few regulations, inspectors

CLOSE What you should know about the Ohio State Fair accident that left one person dead and several others injured. Dana Branham/The Enquirer Authorities stand near the Fire Ball amusement ride July 27, 2017, after the ride malfunctioned the previous day, injuring several and killing one at the Ohio State Fair in Columbus, Ohio(Photo: Jim Woods, The Columbus Dispatch via ...

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5 things you need to know this weekend – USA TODAY

USA TODAY 5 things you need to know this weekendUSA TODAYThe Venezuelan vote Sunday could mark a historic turning point for the South American country. Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro called for a public vote on assembling National Constituent Assembly to rewrite the country’s 1999 constitution, a move …

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