Monthly Archives: November 2006

>News Roundup

>There’s precious little of it this time of year… USATF’s national convention kicked off. Conventions are generally boring affairs where nothing happens but self-congratulation and schmoozing, and USATF is no exception. They did, however, unveil their new logo:Blech. I’m still … Continue reading

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>Wariner, Richards win Owens Awards

>Jeremy Wariner and Sanya Richards were named Jesse Owens Awards winners (outstanding male & female athletes) by USA Track & Field this morning. They are both coached by Clyde Hart, who was yesterday named coach of the year. These were … Continue reading

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>How Insulting

>A self-described fantasy sports addict said he got started with track: It’s the only track-and-field fantasy league that I’ve ever heard about, and there’s probably a reason for that. That hurts twice. My fantasy league will get an upgrade next … Continue reading

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>Upcoming TV Listings

>This is what I’ve got at the moment. Sunday, December 3CSTV, 5 PMNCAA Division I Cross Country Championships Thursday, December 7Fox Sports Net, 3 PMNCAA Division I Cross Country Championships Sunday, December 10ESPN Classic, 7 AMWho’s #1? Best Female Athletes … Continue reading

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>National Track & Field Hall of Fame

>New inductees were announced today. Dan O’Brien, Kevin Young, Lynn Jennings, Rex Cawley, Ben Eastman, Matt McGrath, Bill Neider, and Ollan Cassell. Lynn Jennings is a bit of a stretch for selection, but all of the other athletes are definitely … Continue reading

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>I’ve Made It!

>You used to be “big time” when you made it in the page of Track & Field News. In the age of the internet, this is just as good. E. Garry Hill, editor-in-chief at the mag, posted this humble blog … Continue reading

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>Weekend Report, Part 2

>On Sunday, a college teammate and I drove out to Terre Haute for the NCAA Division I Championships. I’ve been to this meet three times now, and it’s still a little weird to see a city where a cross-country meet … Continue reading

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>Weekend Report, Part 1

>The first meet of my weekend was the NCAA Division III Championships, hosted by Wilmington College and held in West Chester OH on Saturday. If you know anything about the area, it’s an appropriate place for a competition that’s by … Continue reading

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>Suspensions

>Big news: an athlete failed a dope test at the World Athletics Final. That means it’s at least a top-8-in-the-world athlete in his/her event. Exactly who it is “will be announced shortly”. Strange news: The IAAF suspended the entire nation … Continue reading

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>Anti-Doping News

>Yet more problems. Scroll down to “Sports”.

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