Monthly Archives: January 2008

>Millrose Games Preview

> IAAF PreviewUSATF PreviewNBC PreviewPress Conference videosWCSN article Meet websiteStart lists TV Coverage:Friday, 7:00-8:00 p.m., ESPN2 (live)Expect to see the girls’ HS mile and men’s collegiate 4×800 in their entirety, plus a few other eventsSaturday, 3:00-4:00 p.m., NBC (tape)The marquis … Continue reading

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>Hart/Wariner update

>If you missed the news, click here. The Dallas Morning News reports: Wariner is likely to remain in Waco and train under Michael Ford, a Baylor assistant and Hart protégé, according to a source. Ford, who did not return a … Continue reading

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>Weekend Update

>I will not call you ignorant, nor insult you. I’ll merely direct your attention to weekly summaries at Let’s Run and Athletics Weekly.

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>Fantasy Leagues Really Hopping

>USATF’s indoor fantasy league is pretty cool. It’s going to get better, though. Buried in a press release almost no one read: The Forums will be replaced by a new FAN ZONE. This will initially be based on IAAF FANTASY … Continue reading

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>Kenya anarchy

>Presidential election winner Raila Odinga: “The country is drifting into a state of anarchy”. PRI’s “The World” ran an interview with Moses Kiptanui last night. WCSN summarizes the effect on Kenya’s runners. And students at my alma mater of Bowling … Continue reading

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>Hart & Wariner Split

>From the AP:Defending Olympic 400-meter champion Jeremy Wariner and his longtime coach have split over a contract dispute with the Beijing Games just seven months away. The issue? Money. Wariner offered Clyde Hart a pay cut, and Hart told him … Continue reading

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>Crime and Punishment

>The Athletics in the News blog reports on UK Athletics’ president Niels de Vos’ wish to get British authorities involved in anti-doping efforts. I can see Graham Chapman barging into a track meet and asking “Right, what’s all this then?”All … Continue reading

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>Krispy Kreme Challenge update

>The race was yesterday morning; today’s News & Observer headlines “Run, gorge, run“. Steve Marks was worried that he wouldn’t graduate from N.C. State University this spring. The civil engineering major had vowed that he wouldn’t leave State until he … Continue reading

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>Boston Indoor Recap

>IAAF recapUSATF recapLet’s Run recapAP wirestory Results My thoughts on the Reebok Boston Indoor Games… Event of the meet: Men’s 800 meters. A (friendly) domestic rivalry cannot be a bad thing for the sport in this country, and it appears … Continue reading

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>Boston Indoor Pregame Show

>Yes, a track meet has a pre”game” show. It’s up on the meet website.

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