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Daily News Roundup: Dual Meet Idea

February 19, 2014 |

Over the weekend I had a conversation with Akron head coach Dennis Mitchell (not the retired sprinter of the same name). He and I agree that simplicity and brevity are qualities most college track meets need to have but don’t, … Read More

Daily News Roundup: Overly Strict NCAA Rules?

February 18, 2014 |

Do meets like this qualify for the NCAAs or not? Like everything in track, it’s overly complicated.

Earlier today a small furor erupted on Twitter regarding some collegiate marks made at Saturday’s Millrose Games. Initially, the 3:52.88 collegiate record mile … Read More

Daily News Roundup: Cheat Sheet

February 10, 2014 |

Tyson Gay in 2007, at the peak of his powers. (Photo by Jesse Squire)

A story by Sports Illustrated writer David Epstein, titled Cheat Sheet: They Tyson Gay File, was released earlier today at Pro Publica. It’s a must-read.

If … Read More

The 4 x 1: Rupp goes for two, full Boston field, sprinters running indoors and Sochi

January 22, 2014 | | One Comment

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Jason and Kevin take four minutes to discuss:

-Will Galen Rupp set the American indoor record in the 2-mile this weekend?

-Now that the entire elite field has been released, what are the Americans’ chances … Read More

Daily News Roundup: Missed Opportunity

January 20, 2014 |

I’m working on a story for Track and Field News about the resurgence of dual meets in college track and field. Or, more accurately, a resurgence over the last few years followed by a step backwards in 2014.

There are … Read More

The Monday Morning Run

December 9, 2013 | | 5 Comments

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We begin this edition of The Monday Morning Run right where we left off last week. Just after posting on Monday, Nick Symmonds released his list of the six records he hopes to break during the … Read More