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Rivalry Trophies in College Track

April 20, 2017 | | 3 Comments

The winner of the Bowling Green versus Toledo dual meet will now have a stone to take home.

About two weeks ago I had the honor of acting as announcer for the annual Bowling Green – Toledo dual meet. Now … Read More

What Should We Expect From Two High School Stars?

March 31, 2017 |

This is where I normally would write up a list of the weekend’s best matchups. While there is a lot of good competition this weekend, I’m not sure it fits that kind of analysis. And it also feels like I’m … Read More

Ahmed runs and speaks with a powerful message

February 13, 2017 |

NEW YORK — Ben True won the thrilling Paavo Nurmi Two Miles against a loaded field on Saturday afternoon at the Millrose Games in northern Manhattan, but he took a moment afterward to show respect to the man who finished … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Pro season begins

January 27, 2017 | | One Comment

These three Olympic runners–Simpson, Rowbury, and Martinez–will all play big parts in the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix.

The IAAF World Indoor Tour and the USATF Championship Series both begin on Saturday in Boston, Massachusetts. The meet will be carried … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: roads, cross country, and indoor track

January 13, 2017 |

The man who made a risky political protest at the end of the Olympic Marathon will be racing on Sunday.

The year is still early and the action is ramping up slowly, but there’s still a lot to see this … Read More

Our Picks for the Best of 2016

December 31, 2016 |

The men’s 5000 at the Olympic Trials was madness. (Photo by Dane Schubert for Daily Relay)

Three members of our relay pool have shared their picks for the best moments of the year.

Jesse Squire

My five favorite things of … Read More

Chaos Reigned: An Oral History of the 2008 800m Olympic Trials Final

June 27, 2016 | | 5 Comments

Photo: Randy Miyazaki /

As the noise descended from the bleachers at Hayward Field and penetrated underneath the west grandstand, Tom Pappas abandoned his warm-up. Pappas was minutes away from the last event of the decathlon at … 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 |

Photo: TrackTownPhoto

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

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Olympic Trials, New Balance Grand Prix, and more

February 12, 2016 |

This is a YUGE weekend for track fans. The indoor season has been picking up speed each week and now it’s really in high gear. Friday, Saturday and Sunday all have major events, sometimes more than one. Over two days … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: The New Year Begins

January 15, 2016 |

College action dominates the upcoming weekend, and former Iona star Kate Avery headlines international action.

I’m back after a long forced absence, and so is the Weekend’s Best Matchups!

It’s still very early in the season and there’s not a … Read More