Lane 1 - The Sports Agent Blog has "Interview With The Agent: Evan Morgenstein. Renegade. Athlete’s rights advocate. Evangelist for the Olympics. Difficult. Exacting. Argumentative. Brash. Insane. Hyper-Active. These are all slogans and adjectives that sports agent, Evan Morgenstein, President and CEO of Premier Management Group in Cary, North Carolina, has been tagged with at one time or another in his 19 year-long career."
Lane 2 - Wear your ocean pride with "Ocean creature turducken" tee via superpunch.
Lane 3 - From Truckinginfo "Prime Driver Chosen for USA Triathlon Team Endurance Films, USA Triathlon's official film production supplier, selected 11 members for its inaugural sponsored triathlon racing team, including Prime Inc. driver Siphiwe Baleka. The team will make its debut at the 2011 USA Triathlon Age Group National Triathlon Championship on Saturday, Aug. 20, in Burlington, Vermont."
Lane 4 - Niagra Gazette has "SAVING THE SHARKS: Niagara researcher says predators are misunderstood. Danielle Barbiero of Lewiston blames the “Jaws” trilogy for ruining the reputation of sharks. The Aquarium of Niagara gift shop employee has just returned from a month in Fiji where she studied shark behavior. Since her return, she has been allowed to begin research on the sharks at the aquarium for her master’s thesis at the State University of New York at Brockport."
Lane 5 - The Local posts "Sweden fears swimming Danish raccoon invasion. Game wardens are concerned that the invasive species’ rapid expansion in neighbouring Denmark may soon cause them to brave the waters of Öresund, and swim over to Skåne, reported Sveriges Radio (SR). The water separating Sweden from Denmark isn't enough to protect the former from the invasion."
Lane 6- ESPN has "All swim worlds doping tests negative. Swimming governing body FINA says all 362 doping tests from last month's world championships in Shanghai have come back negative. There were 311 urine samples taken, including 43 screenings for the blood booster EPO, and 51 blood tests. FINA announced in Shanghai that the blood tests taken there would go toward the implementation of a biological passport program, much like the one the UCI installed in cycling."
Lane 7 - PR Newswire has "Record U.S. Drowning Numbers Draw Call-to-Action From USA Swimming Foundation. As cities across the nation, including Minneapolis, Volusia County, Fla. and Indiana experience record drownings this summer, the USA Swimming Foundation continues its efforts to raise awareness about water safety and the importance of life-saving swimming lessons. The Foundation is touring the nation with Olympic gold medalist Cullen Jones, the survivor of a near-drowning himself, with the 'Make a Splash Tour with Cullen Jones, presented by ConocoPhillips.' The tour is visiting six U.S. cities this year to raise awareness of the issue."
Lane 8 - The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association has "How to Measure the Cost-Benefit Ratio of a Pool. Hervey Lavoie and Whitney Benedetti discuss the cost effectiveness of an aquatics program in your club in this week's Ask an Industry Leader."