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The Non-Track Fan’s Guide to the Olympics: Women’s running events

August 10, 2016 | | One Comment

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Part one of the Non-Track Fan’s Guide to the 2016 Olympics, featuring the men’s events, can be found here. Today, I’m focusing on the women’s events. I included the date of the final, the key names … Read More

Collegians running like pros, unanswered questions in the men’s 800m and Bolt putting the 100m to bed: Monday Morning Run

June 13, 2016 |

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It’s been three weeks since I showed up on a Monday. Hopefully, everyone has been checking out the weekly podcasts recapping all the goings on in the Diamond League and beyond.

For a full accounting of … Read More

James/Merritt I, US relay problems & Solinsky retires: The Monday Morning Run

May 2, 2016 |

Two retirements to announce. Sanya Richards-Ross said last week that 2016 will be her last season. It’s been almost 10 years since she ran the American record of 48.70 in the 400m. Throughout her career, she ran under 49 seconds … Read More

10 Things I’m interested in following in 2016

January 11, 2016 | | One Comment

After a year of doping and corruption stories that piled up so high that they became hard to keep straight, it’s the Olympics to the rescue in 2016! Or at the very least, it’s the Olympics to the diversion! Here … Read More

Kemboi and Fraser-Pryce Repeat: Breakfast in Beijing

August 24, 2015 |

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Some lessons from Monday in Beijing….

-Champions reign

Ezekiel Kemboi and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce both won another global championship.  Fraser-Pryce was supposed to win, but her ability to consistently put down winning performances is remarkable as … Read More

Bolt unravels Gatlin in 100m final: Breakfast in Beijing

August 23, 2015 |

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From the beginning of the 2014 season right up until the gun went off in Beijing for the 100m final, Justin Gatlin has ruled the event. Usain Bolt was pushed aside because of injuries, a tiny … Read More

The Monday Morning Run: Hammer world record, Felix to the 400, more doping investigations

August 3, 2015 | | One Comment

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The Stockholm Diamond League found itself in the unenviable position of being the final major meet before the World Championships. Virtually all of the fields on Thursday were depleted and the athletes that did compete … Read More

SPEED Rankings #4 Sprints and Hurdles: Bye bye Bolt

July 17, 2015 | | 4 Comments

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Before you jump into the Monaco Diamond League meet, here’s the latest update of a bi-weekly tradition. Remember, these rankings are unscientific and most likely inaccurate.  They are based on the predicted finish order if … Read More

The Monday Morning Run: The Felix double, Bolt’s back and Jager gets so close

July 6, 2015 | | 4 Comments

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The Diamond League returned on Saturday and if there is a more patriotic way to spend a fourth of July than watching a track meet from Paris on your laptop I don’t know what it … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Pro Season Begins in Earnest

May 8, 2015 | | 2 Comments

The serious pro season kicks off in Kingston on Saturday night.

We’ve had indoor season already, which for pros is kind of like preseason track. We’ve had all the early season meets like the Florida Relays and Mt. SAC Relays … Read More