Monthly Archives: March 2007

>Anti-Doping News

>NPR’s “All Things Considered” today interviewed two notable people, Gary Sheffield and Dr. Don Catlin.

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>My Bad

>Maybe this is what happened to Roman Sebrle?

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>Bizarre World XC

>I wish I had seen it. I planned to watch yesterday’s 3:00 WCSN webcast, but saw the results on the WCSN page beforehand (arg!) and then after wading through an hour of opening ceremonies and government-type people blathering on and … Continue reading

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>Kenya and Running

>The IAAF has an interesting piece up about the history of Kenya and cross country. It’s worth a read. There’s one part of it that irks me a bit, but it’s hardly unusual. It’s titled “Four tribes — innate endurance” … Continue reading

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>The Most Shocking Sports News EVER

>From Sports Illustrated: Pro wrestlers allegedly tied to steroid ring

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>Well, It’s One Idea

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>Wierd

>I didn’t notice this yesterday, so it didn’t make it into my post. After a New Year’s Eve 5k, I figured out where I was and that I need to be at sub-3:15 on May 20. So I plotted an … Continue reading

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>Half Marathon

>I don’t post much about my own running. There are plenty of training blogs out there, somw quite good, but I really don’t like writing about myself all the time. Still, I find being a competitor part and parcel of … Continue reading

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>Tempest in a Teapot

>Over at the T&FN message boards, “TrackCEO” started a thread thusly: Bubba Thornton’s selection as U.S. men’s coach for Beijing appears to confirm a bizarre story I heard several years ago that goes back to the fallout from the missed … Continue reading

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>Book Review

>I finally got my hands on Silent Gesture, Tommie Smith’s autobiography. I passed along the media plugs when it first came out. It’s not what you’d call a snappy read. There’s a lot of repetition, and it’s more a collection … Continue reading

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