Monthly Archives: January 2009

>Millrose Games recap

>Results / Trackshark coverage My thoughts on the 2009 Millrose Games and its TV coverage… ESPN’s camara crew made a goof right off the bat on Friday night: they thought the finish line for the women’s 600 yards was in … Continue reading

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>Oregon Track Media Guide

> Just over a week ago the University of Oregon released its 2009 Track & Field Media Guide.  Online, it's broken into ten pdfs and in print it comes in at 208 pages.   Recall that in 2005 the NCAA … Continue reading

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>Weekend Preview

> Domestic The 102nd edition of the Millrose Games, the initial meet in USATF’s Visa Championship Series, will take place in Madison Square Garden tonight. A live ESPN2 broadcast will go from 7 to 8:30 p.m., and NBC will broadcast … Continue reading

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>YourMid-Day Link Dump

> 3-time Olympic champ Glenn Davis passed away yesterday at the age of 74.   Haile Gebrselassie and Sammy Wanjiru will face off in September's Berlin Marathon.  This should be one of the greatest races in history.   Ivan Ukhov … Continue reading

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>Need USATF Fantasy League Help?

> If you like sports, you probably like fantasy leagues.  And if you're reading this, you like track & field.  So you've probably entered USATF's Pick N' Win fantasy game.  But you might be lost on who to pick.   … Continue reading

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>Your Morning Link Dump

>The Trackshark Dual Meet Rankings have Texas A&M as the #1 men’s team and Michigan as the #1 women’s team. The IAAF interviews shot putter Adam Nelson. Texas A&M’s sparkling new indoor track facility has the U of Oregon thinking … Continue reading

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>More on German Fernandez

>Could German Fernandez win a medal at the World XC Championships in Amman this March? The last US runner to medal in the men’s junior race was Dathan Ritzenhein in 2001. He took bronze behind Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele (wow!) and … Continue reading

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>German Fernandez Sets Record

>Last spring, German Fernandez did some amazing things. He doubled at the California state championships in 4:00.69 and 8:34.23 for the metric distances, and two weeks later broke the 29-year-old national high school 2-mile record with 8:34.40. This fall he … Continue reading

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>Your Mid-Day Link Dump

>Tommorrow’s Osaka International Ladies’ Marathon can be seen online. The race begins at 10 pm tonight in the Eastern time zone. Language barrier? Rotsa ruck. German jumpers Raul Spank and Anna Battke (2.30m and 4.60m) won at a high jump … Continue reading

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>Doug Logan Rips ‘Em A New…

>…unnamed bodily orifice. The USATF CEO went to the Focus on the Future Executive Conference and Retreat in Scottsdale, AZ (described as featuring “high-level sessions examining quality issues, regulatory issues, media coverage, scientific progress, market trends and other areas affecting … Continue reading

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