Frank Castillo, who pitched 13 seasons in the majors for the Cubs, Red Sox, and four other teams, drowned Saturday in a lake near his home in Arizona. KVIA-TV in Texas reports that “Castillo was on a pontoon boat with a friend when he decided to go swimming” and “Castillo’s friend reportedly called Full story
One of the latest tech trends to know about is a new Walkman that enables the user to download music at home and then listen to it while running, swimming or even in the shower. TODAY’s digital lifestyle expert Mario Armstrong reports.
Seventeen-year-old Andrew Hudson is recovering from being attacked by a 10-foot long alligator while he was swimming with friends.
Doctors say that swimming is one of the best forms of exercise that women can do while they’re pregnant, but as Jenna found out, sometimes the stakes can be pretty high in those prenatal swimming classes. The solution? A private refresher course with Olympian Dara Torres. TODAY’s Jenna Wolfe reports
Hundreds of children in Bahrain took part in a mass swimming lesson as part of an attempt to set the record for the largest swimming lesson to be held at the same time. TODAY.com’s Dara Brown reports.
Leah Wyar from Cosmopolitan magazine explains how swimming, applying heat and using detangling product can actually cause hair damage. She shows off six products, from a 1-minute moisture treatment to a thermal protector, to keep hair healthy.
This week’s “Footsoldier” is Amy Palmiero-Winters, who founded a nonprofit that helps children with physical disabilities. Now she is working on behalf of the four children who lost limbs in the Boston Marathon bombing.
A man jumps into a swimming pool with natural hot spring water in the town of Damt, Dali province in southern Yemen July 31, 2013. The natural baths are popular in Yemen due their therapeutic benefits. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi (YEMEN - Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL HEALTH)
BARCELONA, SPAIN - JULY 30: Missy Franklin of the USA and Emily Seebohm of Australia
Ryan Lochte of the U.S. checks his time after swimming in the men's 200m freestyle semi-final during the World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona July 29, 2013. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT SWIMMING)
Matt Grevers of the U.S. checks his time after swimming in the men's 100m backstroke semi-final during the World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona July 29, 2013. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT SWIMMING)