Lane 1 - People posts "Olympic Swimmer Missy Franklin Heads to College. Missy Franklin is college-bound. The 18-year-old became the first US female swimmer to win six gold medals at the World Championships in Barcelona on Aug. 4, but she's already focused on starting her life as a student at the University of California, Berkeley."
Lane 2 - CNBC posts (w/video) "Why Ryan Lochte just swam in the Hudson River. If you were near the Hudson River on Tuesday morning, you may have seen 11-time Olympic medalist and reality TV star Ryan Lochte swimming there. Why? The stunt was staged by the Combos snack brand, owned by privately held Mars Inc. Lochte dove from a moving vessel about halfway across the Hudson and swam to shore on Manhattan's West Side, delivering pizza-flavored Combos snacks to onlookers watching from the river's edge."
Lane 3- NY Post has "Hunk for rent. Food Network chef Anne Burrell got excited about beefcake rather than the menu at a charity auction in the Hamptons on Saturday. During the Pink Apron benefit for the Ellen Hermanson Foundation, the night’s emcee Burrell jumped onstage to help an auctioneer sell off a swimming lesson with Olympic hunk Ryan Lochte. As bidding began, Burrell exclaimed to the crowd, “Even if you don’t swim . . . buy it so you can stare at his package!” Christie Brinkley co-chaired the breast cancer benefit at Southampton Hospital, where further chefs in the mix included Anita Lo and Amanda Cohen."
Lane 4 - Digital Spy posts "Rebecca Adlington Olympic medals found after swimmer tweets about break-in. Rebecca Adlington has revealed that her Olympic medals have been found, after initially believing they were stolen from her home. The 24-year-old swimmer won double Olympic gold at Beijing in 2008 in the 400m and 800m freestyle and a pair of bronze medals in the same events at London 2012."
Lane 5 - The Guardian posts "Life in the slow lane: embracing the leisurely swim. What's the best thing about public races – being kicked in the windpipe? Nope, it's enjoying the calm after the personal besters have thrashed on ahead."
Lane 6 - Aiken Standard posts "Olympic medalist Lochte coming to CSRA. On Saturday, 11-time Olympic medal winner Ryan Lochte will greet the public and sign autographs at Augusta Swim Supply. The event is to commemorate Augusta Swim Supply's 20 years in business and longtime partnership with Speedo. Lochte will sign autographs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the store located at 265 Boy Scout Rd. Augusta Swim Supply will also be have prizes and will offer discounts on merchandise."
Lane 7 - MSNBC posts (w/video) "Greg Louganis: Boycotting Sochi ‘sends the wrong message’. Greg Louganis, the U.S. diver who won four Olympic gold medals and later came out as gay, told Chris Matthews on Hardball Monday night that while he’s disheartened by a series of anti-gay laws passed by Russia recently, he does not support boycotting the 2014 games in Sochi, a strategy backed by some gay activists."
Lane 8 - ABC News posts "USA Swimming Sets up Review of Safe Sport Program. USA Swimming will bring in an outside organization to evaluate its safe sport program, which was launched three years ago after numerous reports of coaches having inappropriate relationships with underage athletes."