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Looming questions before Rio: Bolt’s health, who gets the most NBC airtime and will Dibaba run?

July 20, 2016 | | 2 Comments

From a competition perspective, the U.S. Olympic Trials answered most of the biggest questions entering Rio. We learned which American high hurdler would be left off the team. Strangely, it was the one with the American record. We also found out that … Read More

Lagat’s throwback Saturday, Allen completes comeback, Merritt in the 200m

July 10, 2016 | | 2 Comments

There were five finals on the penultimate day of the Olympic Trials, featuring old and young, fast and faste,r and the best race of the meet thus far. Some highlights…..

The men’s 5000m In terms of exciting races that didn’t … Read More

The Monday Morning Run: Half marathon world record, Centrowitz rolls and Eaton flies

February 16, 2015 |

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The Millrose Games in New York, a world record on the roads and Ashton Eaton’s unintentional athletic exploits highlight the week in professional track and field.  For a quick look at the action, check out Jesse’s Scoreboard, … Read More

The Monday Morning Run: Indoor Track Preview, Bekele’s future, and the biggest 5K blowout

January 26, 2015 | | 2 Comments

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A quick reminder before we begin this edition of the Monday Morning Run. For a quick recap of the week’s action, check out Jesse’s Scoreboard  every Sunday. Also, each Tuesday Jesse runs through all the NCAA results, … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Great Edinburgh Cross Country and more

January 8, 2015 |

The men’s pole vault may supply the next great North American rivalry.

The year has barely started and we’ve already got some great competitions lined up this weekend. The Great Edinburgh Cross Country supplies most of them (and you can … Read More

USA Championships Friday Report: Bumbalough close, but Lagat prevails again

June 28, 2014 | | 2 Comments

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With 200 meters remaining in his race, Andrew Bumbalough is smiling. Not a broad or triumphant smile, but one that sneaks onto his face mostly by habit. It’s his form of a grimace. Some runners’ … Read More

Friday’s Best Matchups

June 27, 2014 |

Can anyone challenge Bernard Lagat in tonight’s 5000 meters? If so, who?

For this weekend’s USATF Championships, I’m abandoning my usual format of previewing the best matchups of the entire weekend and instead doing it one day at a time.

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The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Pre Classic

May 30, 2014 |

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The Prefontaine Classic will be held tonight and tomorrow at historic Hayward Field and it totally dominates the weekend’s news in track and field.

There are other competitions this weekend–NCAA prelim rounds, the Gotzis decathlon and … Read More

The Monday Morning Run: Lagat’s American record, Zharnel Hughes shines, USATF dysfunction

March 31, 2014 | | One Comment

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Now that the professional outdoor season has begun in earnest, the next few months are starting to look pretty interesting for American track fans. The following events take place in the United States before the … Read More

The Monday Morning Run

March 10, 2014 | | 2 Comments

Typically, we begin the Monday Morning Run by awarding gold, silver and bronze to three best performances of the week. In a weekend where they handed out actual medals, that exercise didn’t seem as useful. Instead, we recap the World Indoor … Read More