SwimmingWorldMagazine.com Weekly Channel Recap: May 5, 2007

PHOENIX, Arizona, May 5. WITH news of Amanda Beard posing in Playboy dominating discussion among the swimming community this past week, plenty of other news items made their way onto SwimmingWorldMagazine.com's news channels.

News came out of the USA Swimming camp that Mike Alexandrov, a Bulgarian native who carries dual-citizenship in the U.S., has been awarded with the American record in the 100-yard breaststroke after his efforts at the NCAA Championships. In other news, Brazilians are rewriting some of their record books at the Maria Lenk Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Meanwhile, newlyweds John and Dana Lawrence Lohn debuted a periodic series of a he said/she said nature when they looked at Beard's decision to appear in Playboy. Also, Bob Bowman sat down with Swimming World Radio to discuss the Kentucky Derby and the similarities between training horses and swimmers. In other commentary, Bob Bailie provided a guest piece on the travesty occurring at Rutgers and what Rutgers alums need to do about it.

To take a look back at the previous week of SwimmingWorldMagazine.com stories, please click on the following links.

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He Said/She Said: Amanda Beard Nude in Playboy. Good or Bad? — May 4, 2007 by John Lohn and Dana Lawrence Lohn

Is The Pen Mightier Than The Sword? NOT at Rutgers University – The State University of New Jersey — May 4, 2007 by Bob Bailie

Swimming World Radio
Coach Bob Bowman Picks His Kentucky Derby Favorites; Shares Similarities Between Training Horses and Swimmers — May 3, 2007

World Channel
SwimmingWorldMagazine.com Spotlight on Brendan Hansen Online — May 5, 2007
SwimmingWorldMagazine.com Spotlight on Ian Crocker Online — May 4, 2007
Thiago Pereira, Therese Alshammar Set Meet Records at Maria Lenk Championships — May 4, 2007
SwimmingWorldMagazine.com Looks Into Swimming Fan Sites — May 3, 2007
Julie O'Neill, Jessica Long Honored by USOC — May 3, 2007
Marks Fall in 100 Fly at Maria Lenk Championships — May 3, 2007
American Stop Upcoming for Leisel Jones — May 3, 2007
Thiago Pereira Sets South American, Brazilian Record in First Final Session of Maria Lenk Championships — May 2, 2007
Amanda Beard to Pose for Playboy — May 2, 2007
Extension for Thorpe to Produce Medical Documentation — May 2, 2007
Tatiana Sakemi Sets Brazilian Mark In First Night of Maria Lenk Championships — May 2, 2007
World Anti-Doping Agency Posts May Update of Code Review & Consultation — May 1, 2007
After 2009 World Champs, a USA vs. Europe Matchup? — May 1, 2007
No Payday for Lenton After All — May 1, 2007
Ros Brett Announces Retirement — April 30, 2007

Masters Channel
Psyche Sheets Posted for 2007 USMS Short Course National Championships — May 4, 2007

Club Channel
Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics Latest Club to Join Swimming World Magazine Team Partnership Program — May 2, 2007

College Channel
Alex Kuhn Takes Helm at Sweet Briar College — May 5, 2007
Vermont Announces Recruiting Class — May 5, 2007
Pacific Signs Three Recruits — May 4, 2007
Mike Alexandrov's 100 Yard Breaststroke American Record Ratified by USA Swimming — May 4, 2007
Michigan State Adds Three Recruits — May 3, 2007
Wyoming Signs 16 Swimmers — May 3, 2007
Five Added to Washington Recruiting Class — May 3, 2007
Courtney Hart Joins Georgia Tech as Assistant Coach — May 2, 2007
Verbatim Wording of NCAA Bylaw Interpretation — May 2, 2007
NCAA Hands Out Winter Postgraduate Scholarships — May 2, 2007
Marist Men Ink Eight — May 2, 2007
Illinois-Chicago Strengthens Recruiting Class — May 2, 2007
Boise State Announces First Recruiting Class — May 1, 2007
Auburn Tops Inaugural Swimming World Magazine Media Guide of the Year Awards — May 1, 2007
Kansas Signs Three Student-Athletes — May 1, 2007
Heidi Tilicki Signs With Alaska-Fairbanks — May 1, 2007
NCAA Finalizes Process to Revert Interpretation of Bylaw — April 30, 2007
Louisville Signs Four — April 30, 2007
Iowa State Inks Three Student-Athletes — April 30, 2007
Rose-Hulman Switches Conference Affiliation to CCIW — April 30, 2007
Leila Sloneker Signs with Miami University — April 30, 2007

High School Channel
Promising Seniors-To-Be 2007: Austin Detra — May 4, 2007
Arapahoe High School Boys Latest Club to Join Swimming World Magazine Team Partnership Program — May 1, 2007

Polo-Diving-Synchro Channel
British Diver Gavin Brown Passes Away — April 30, 2007
U.S. Synchronized Swimming Announces Nominated Athletes for Beijing Olympics — April 29, 2007
Santa Clara Wins U.S. National Synchronized Swimming Championships — April 28, 2007

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