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The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Berlin Marathon and College Cross Country

September 26, 2014 |

Will Shalane Flanagan get to the Brandenburg Gate in record time? And will she be the first woman to get there?

After a brief hiatus, the Weekend’s Best Matchups returns just in time for fall. That means distance running, specifically … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Brussels Diamond League Final

September 4, 2014 |

The second and last of two Diamond League finals takes place tomorrow, the Ivo Van Damme Memorial in Brussels, Belgium.

The Diamond Race champions in sixteen events will be determined, although some are less competitive affairs than others. I’ve … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Zurich Diamond League Final

August 28, 2014 |

The first of two Diamond League finals, the Zurich Weltklasse meet, will be run today, and the Diamond Race champions will be determined in sixteen events.

Well, fourteen events. The titles have already been clinched in two events, the women’s … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: The Diamond League Returns

August 20, 2014 |

The Diamond League picks back up on Thursday in Stockholm’s historic Olympiastadion. (Photo credit: Johannes Scherman, Creative Commons)

The Diamond League makes its return after a layoff of more than a month. There are just four meets left in the … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Euro throws, Falmouth running

August 15, 2014 |

The European Championships are in Zurich’s historic Letzigrund Stadium.

We’ve had a three-week break in the Diamond League in order to make way for the Commonwealth Games and African and European Championships. The last of those three finish up this … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: World Juniors, Commonwealth, Roads and more

July 25, 2014 | | One Comment

Thank God it’s Friday.

It’s a big pause in the Diamond League schedule right now but there’s still plenty of action. The World Junior Championships run through the weekend, the Commonwealth Games begin, and there’s quite a bit of action … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Monaco Diamond League

July 17, 2014 |

The Diamond League resumes on Friday afternoon in Monaco, the land of the rich and famous.

You can see the meet live on Universal Sports TV, or on webcasts provided by Universal Sports, Watch Athletics, or

You can … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Glasgow Diamond League

July 11, 2014 |

Can Sanya Richards-Ross make her way back to the top of the 400 meters this weekend?

The Diamond League tour takes a one-off stop in Glasgow this weekend for the two-day meet normally held in London. With the Olympic Stadium … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups

July 2, 2014 |

The high jump world record could very well be broken on Thursday — but by whom?

This is an incredible weekend for the serious track and field fan. We have not one but two Diamond League meets — on Thursday … Read More

Sunday’s Best Matchups at the USATF Championships

June 29, 2014 |

Can Mary Cain live up to the expectations? It seems impossible, but she’s doing the impossible. (Photo: TrackTown Photo)

Today is the final day of the USATF Championships and I have seven tasty matchups for you. But first, you might … Read More