Monthly Archives: November 2008

>NCAA Report

>It’s a bit late to get a real report up; Trackshark has the most complete coverage on the net. What I can report on: why do I keep on going back? First off, I go with a college buddy or … Continue reading

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>Bill Simmon’s Favorite YouTube Clip

>Bill Simmons, aka “The Sports Guy”, writer for ESPN Page 2 and ESPN The Magazine, has a single favorite sports moment. It is a footrace. My favorite YouTube clip runs 572 magical seconds. It celebrates an impossible-to-fathom era of political … Continue reading

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>NCAA Trip

>Tomorrow I take off for my annual trip to Terre Haute. Note to employer: I have friends on the board, so sod off! Others are doing a far better job of reporting on the NCAA Championships than I ever could, … Continue reading

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>Future of the Golden League

>While cleaning house today, I came across some notes I furiously scribbled down a few weeks ago regarding the IAAF’s Golden League and World Athletics Tour. This year, the Golden League was disjointed and hard to follow while the World … Continue reading

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>Obama & Track

>Have you heard? There was an election the other day. Sportswriters are already considering how an Obama presidency might affect their world; Phil Hersh and Lester Munson give the deepest thoughts on the issue. Two points have direct impact on … Continue reading

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>Whither Track & Field News?

>A hot discussion on the Track & Field News message board refers to a couple of articles in the latest issue. In a nutshell, two big issues facing the sport–the upcoming USATF presidential election and the NCAA regionals re-“organization”–were reported … Continue reading

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>Big Ten Championships

>Men’s recap/results Women’s recap/results Let’s Run discussion I took some of the kids on my team to see the meet as a pump-up to keep then running through the winter. All in all, it was a very good meet for … Continue reading

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>Nellum Shot

>Southern Cal star Bryshon Nellum was involved in a shooting. Nellum was shot in the left thigh and right hamstring early Friday morning and underwent surgery at California Hospital Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles Daily … Continue reading

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