The Racist, Violent Hazing Claims That Killed WKU's D-I Swim Team

Earlier this week, Western Kentucky University suspended its swimming and diving program for five years after conducting a Title IX investigation into hazing allegations. A copy of the criminal complaint filed by former swimmer Collin Craig has been made public, and we now know exactly what got the program in so much… » 4/17/15 3:28pm 4/17/15 3:28pm

Watch The Police Video From After Rob Konrad Was Found 

Andy Slater of 940 WINZ radio in South Florida published a copy of the police video from shortly after former NFLer Rob Konrad was found by Palm Beach police, claiming to have swum to shore after falling off his boat. The video doesn't show much; by the time the police cruiser pulls up, Konrad already is with an… » 2/25/15 6:22pm 2/25/15 6:22pm

What Do We Know About Rob Konrad's 16 Hours At Sea?

Alone under the sky, impossibly far from anyone who could help him and miles from shore, the former football player swam nine—or was it 27?—miles to save his life. He pictured his two daughters waiting for him back home, and used the sun and stars to guide himself through shark-infested waters to make it back to… » 1/13/15 5:22pm 1/13/15 5:22pm

Women Can Swim Long Distances Just Fine, So Why Aren't We Allowed To?

While the Olympics aren't fresh on the mind for some (not me; I actually never stop thinking about them), some recent particularly impressive distance swimming has prompted the question of why female swimmers competing in the Olympics swim 800 meters of freestyle instead of 1,500 meters, the way the men do. » 8/12/14 11:45am 8/12/14 11:45am

Huge Australian Olympic Swim Scandal May Have Consisted Of Team Members…

Swimming-mad Australia needed someone to blame after their disappointing showing at the London games, and it looks like they've found it. A report commissioned to investigate why the Aussies didn't bring home a single individual gold for the first time since 1976 laid it on a "toxic" team culture that involved… » 2/22/13 3:30pm 2/22/13 3:30pm