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MESA, Ariz. -- Michael Phelps is 0 for 1 in his comeback to the pool. The 22-time Olympic medallist lost to Ryan Lochte in the 100-metre butterfly final at the Arena Grand Prix on Thursday night. Lochte touched first in 51.93 seconds, second-fastest in the world this year. Phelps was second in 52.13 in his first meet since retiring after the 2012 London Olympics. Phelps is the three-time Olympic champion and world record-holder in the event. His time tied for fourth-quickest in the world. Olympian Jason Dunford of Kenya finished third in 53.08. Phelps was faster in the final than he was in winning his preliminary heat with a time of 52.84. Swimming before a sellout crowd and lots of cameras, Lochte led at the turn and Phelps was second. "Down there at the turn I kind of peeked over and I saw him and almost started smiling," Lochte said about his longtime friend and rival. Phelps interjected, "Why? Because you were ahead?" An on-deck interviewer reminded Phelps his mother has said she wants to go to Rio for the 2016 Olympics, which would be his fifth. "Whatever he wants," Debbie Phelps shouted from the stands. Phelps replied, "Good mother." Phelps wasnt smiling as he walked on deck for the final, unlike in the prelims. He kept his ear buds in until he was introduced as an 18-time Olympic gold medallist . With his long hair sticking out from the back of his cap, he dived in next to Lochte, who beat him down to the first turn. Earlier Thursday, retired speedskater Apolo Anton Ohno, the most decorated U.S. Winter Olympian, tweeted good luck to Phelps, saying, "Excited to see you back brother." The three-day meet sold out every session the day his comeback was announced last week, with a capacity of 1,200 at Skyline Aquatic Center. A pair of $40 all-session tickets was being advertised online for $250. USA Swimming issued 100 media credentials -- five times more than usual. The possible future of American swimming with the same first name as Phelps was in the 100 fly heats. Michael Andrew, a 15-year-old from Lawrence, Kan., qualified for the C final in 55.23. He has broken more than 30 national age-group records and last June became the youngest U.S. male swimmer to turn pro. He was excited to meet his idol Phelps on Wednesday. "Swimming n Street scored twiceeeds you!" he tweeted after they traded handshakes. "You rock!" Both of Phelps times were easily good enough to surpass the qualifying standard of 54.79 for the U.S. national championships in August. That meet will decide the team for next years world championships. "One step at a time," he said in the morning. Nike Free Ireland . Ben Street scored twice for the Heat (17-5-1), who won their fourth game in a row and 13th in their last 14 outings. Brett Bulmer scored the lone goal for the Wild (6-11-0), who dropped their sixth straight contest. Cheap Nike Free Ireland .C. -- Benn Ferrieros familiar with scoring important goals, just not in back-to-back games. http://www.nikefreeireland.com/. Subway workers in Rio de Janeiro, meanwhile, were holding an assembly to vote on whether they would strike to demand higher wages, threatening to disrupt transportation. By late Tuesday night there was no announcement of their decision. Nike Free Clearance Ireland .com) - Robert Upshaw made a putback jumper to put 17th-ranked Washington ahead with 1:27 remaining in the game and the Huskies held on to beat Eastern Washington 81-77 on Sunday. Nike Free Shoes Online Shopping . After falling 5-0 on home ice in a game that could have tied them for second in the wild card standings, Washington head coach Adam Oates had some strong words for Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin.TORONTO - Canadian international forward Cyle Larin has signed a Generation Adidas contract, setting the stage for the highly touted UConn underclassman to play a prominent role in next weeks MLS SuperDraft.The 19-year-old from Brampton, Ont., who has been capped three times by Canadian coach Benito Floro, is seen as a possible No. 1 pick.Exceptional talent, said Toronto FC general manager Tim Bezbatchenko. Cyles one of those players that just has the raw ability to be what he wants to be. He can play a couple of different positions. Obviously getting called up to the Canadian national team already, hes playing at a world stage and I think he has the ambition to do that.No doubt hes projected to go high. So well just have to see.Orlando City SC has the first pick in the Jan. 15 draft in Philadelphia followed by fellow expansion team New York City FC. Montreal picks third.Toronto FC has three picks in the first round: sixth, ninth and 11th. The Vancouver Whitecaps select 13th.Other Generation Adidas signings announced Thursday are goalkeeper Alex Bono, defender Conor Donovan, midfielder Cristian Roldan and midfielder/forward Romario Williams.Generation Adidas deals, given to star underclassmen, do not count against an MLS teams salary cap.The only other Canadian to sign a Generation Adidas contract is New England Revolution forward Teal Bunbury, who had both Canadian and U.ddddddddddddS. citizenship. Bunbury, the son of former Canadian international Alex Bunbury, went fourth overall in the 2010 MLS draft and was subsequently capped by the U.S. A sophomore, Larin led the Huskies with nine goals and topped the American Athletic Conference in game-winning goals (3) and goals per game (0.56). He earned All-East Region First Team and All-Conference First Team honours and was named American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year.The six-foot 190-pounder scored 23 goals in 39 games at UConn.Constantine Smyrniotis, Larins agent and co-founder of the renowned Sigma FC club that Larin has been part of since he was 11, said the player also had interest from Europe.The interest from MLS and support from the Canadian national team helped keep him at home, Smyrniotis said.Larin will not be part of the MLS Combine that precedes the draft. He is in Jamaica with the Canadian under-20 team for the CONCACAF U20 championship.Canadian defenders Nikola Paunic (South Florida) and Skylar Thomas (Syracuse) have been invited to the Combine.Kyle Bekker, another Sigma product, became the highest Canadian drafted in MLS when Toronto took him third overall in 2013.———Follow @NeilMDavidson on Twitter. China NFL Jerseys Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys NFL Jerseys Cheap Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap Basketball Jerseys Online Stitched Hockey Jerseys Wholesale Baseball Jerseys Football Jerseys Outlet College Jerseys For Sale Cheap MLB Jerseys Wholesale Soccer Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys For Sale Wholesale NFL Jerseys ' ' '
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