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Weekend's Best Match-ups Archives - Page 7 of 14 -

Saturday’s Best Matchups

June 28, 2014 |

Guess who won her qualifying heat yesterday? Lolo Jones might be back into hurdling shape already.

What are the best matchups in today’s action at the USATF Championships? I’ll take you through them, but first let’s look at what happened … 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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Thursday’s Best Matchups

June 26, 2014 |

Galen Rupp should win the national 10,000 meter championship easily, but who will win the race for second–or first, if Rupp withdraws?

The USATF Championships run through Sunday at Sacramento’s Hornet Stadium. I usually look at the best matchups of … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: BAA 10k and Euro Team Championships

June 20, 2014 | | One Comment

Can Germany win for the home fans in Braunschweig? Or will the Russians maintain their chokehold on the European Team Championships?

With the USATF Championships coming up next week here in the states and the World Cup garnering big attention … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups

June 5, 2014 |

Erik Kynard is one of just a half-dozen combatants in a high jump showdown. (Photo: TrackTown Photo)

This week’s Diamond League meet, Rome’s Golden Gala, brings the Weekend’s Best Matchups a day earlier than usual. I have a dandy dozen … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Pre Classic

May 30, 2014 |

Photo: TrackTown Photo

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 Weekend’s Best Matchups: World Relays, College Championships and more

May 23, 2014 |

The world is coming to the Bahamas for the first ever IAAF World Relays this weekend, a meet that looks like it will be great fun. There’s plenty of other action this weekend too: three lower-tier national collegiate championships, US … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Shanghai Diamond League and more

May 15, 2014 |

The USATF High Performance Classic at Occidental College is the first of many great competitions this weekend. (Photo:

It’s almost track and field overload this weekend. College track has its conference championships, the Diamond League and World Challenge tours … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Diamond League, road races, and more

May 8, 2014 | | 2 Comments

This weekend features the return of the Diamond League, a bunch of road races, and some interesting college matchups. Instead of ranking them, this week I put all twenty matchups (twenty!) in chronological order, starting with tonight’s Medtronic TC road … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups

May 2, 2014 | | One Comment

Here’s a look at the top ten matchups coming your way this weekend.

1. American Track League vs success

Billy Hayes Track, Bloomington IN Friday, 7:00pm ET Series website

The brand-new American Track League holds its inaugural meet this weekend … Read More