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  1. espnW -- Swimmer Missy Franklin still adjusting to post-Olympics ...

    Wayne Drehs

    It has been a whirlwind ride for Missy Franklin since winning five medals at the London Olympics three months ago. Now, she is looking ahead to college and helping carry the torch in the sport of swimming.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2012
  2. 2012 Summer Olympics -- U.S. women's volleyball loses in gold-med...

    Wayne Drehs

    The U.S. women's volleyball team knows too well how losing to Brazil in the gold-medal match feels. It happened in Beijing. And it happened again in London.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  3. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Confident Jordan Burroughs gets his gold ...

    Wayne Drehs

    Jordan Burroughs wasn't shy about telling people he'd win gold; after all, his Twitter handle is @alliseeisgold. Well, he got the job done, wrestling his way to his goal -- and gold.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2012
  4. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Wait for women's water polo gold finally ...

    Wayne Drehs

    The U.S. women's water polo team suffered through disappointments leading up to London, and a scare or two while at the Games, but in the end it got what it had long chased: the gold medal.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  5. 2012 Summer Olympics -- U.S. volleyball stunned by Italy

    Wayne Drehs

    Team USA had hoped to defend its gold from Beijing, but instead heads home dazed, confused and without a medal after a stunningly convincing quarterfinal loss against Italy.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  6. 2012 Summer Olympics -- All-American final guarantees beach gold ...

    Wayne Drehs

    After upsetting the No. 1-ranked Brazilians in the semifinals, Jennifer Kessy and April Ross no longer should be considered the "other" American beach volleyball team.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  7. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Even coach's blunder can't sink U.S. wate...

    Wayne Drehs

    Adam Krikorian's untimely timeout request allowed Australia to send the semifinal into OT and set the U.S. coach up for a lifetime of comparisons with Chris Webber.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  8. 2012 Olympics -- Not even Ellis Coleman impervious to pain

    Wayne Drehs

    Ellis Coleman is tough. Really tough. Growing up on the West Side of Chicago and enduring an abusive childhood will make you that way. But that doesn't mean losing is easy.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  9. 2012 Olympics -- 22 reasons to miss Michael Phelps

    Wayne Drehs

    Michael Phelps' Olympic body of work is complete. He exits with an unparalleled 22 medals, so fittingly 22 people -- friends, competitors, peers and admirers -- chimed in on what they will miss.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2012
  10. 2012 Olympics -- Chad le Clos just one example of Michael Phelps'...

    Wayne Drehs

    On the night Michael Phelps swam the last individual race of his career, he saw an example of how his legacy will carry on once he's gone.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2012
  11. 2012 Olympics -- Ryan Lochte, world reminded yet again of Phelps'...

    Wayne Drehs

    Despite all the hard work and dedication Ryan Lochte put in before heading to London, and the ample hype that these were supposed to be his Games, there was just one problem -- he is not Michael Phelps.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2012
  12. 2012 Olympics -- Nathan Adrian becomes feel-good story of the Oly...

    Wayne Drehs

    Nathan Adrian's win in the 100-meter freestyle could be summed up this way: It couldn't have happened to a better guy.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2012
  13. 2012 Olympics -- Imperfect night leads to perfect Phelps moment

    Wayne Drehs

    Some will say the way Michael Phelps' historic night unfolded was less than perfect. But, if anything, it should serve as a lesson in appreciating how hard it is to win 19 Olympic medals over a span of three Games.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  14. 2012 Summer Olympics -- What does suspicion of Chinese swimmer sa...

    Wayne Drehs

    LONDON -- The biggest international story from the Aquatics Centre this week has had nothing to do with Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte or the arrival of Missy Franklin as the next young American star. Instead, it's centered on 16-year-old Chinese swimme...

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  15. 2012 Olympics -- Missy Franklin blossoms into Olympic champion

    Wayne Drehs

    Missy Franklin won her first Olympic gold medal Monday night. And with that win and her infectious personality, she officially became a household name.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2012
  16. 2012 London Olympic Games -- Vollmer redeems self with world reco...

    Wayne Drehs

    Dana Vollmer did not qualify for the 2008 Games in Beijing. She made up for it Sunday by winning gold in record time in London.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2012