Missy Franklin Wants to Swim in College, Put Off Endorsement Fortunes

If the experience of past Olympians is any guide, gold-medalist swimmer Missy Franklin could be be swimming in money after she heads home to Colorado from the London games. But the teenager has defied conventions in nearly every aspect of her path to London, where she has already won three gold medals and one bronze. Now Franklin, 17, will forgo immediate fortunes in endorsements and prize money to remain an amateur. In an indication of what Franklin is passing up, gymnast Gabby Douglas --...Full Story
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