Monthly Archives: June 2009

>Fantasy League Thoughts

>I finished 28th out of well over 2000 who played USATF’s Pick & Win game over the course of the outdoor season. I made a couple of bonehead moves that killed me; had I not picked Tyson Gay in the … Continue reading

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>USA Championships Thoughts

>My thoughts on the USA Championships and its TV coverage… Larry Rawson appeared to be on his best behavior. I noted few if any truly awful moments from him. Ditto for Carol Lewis. Ato Boldon broke things down in replays … Continue reading

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>USA Championships Preview — Weekend

>I’m going to be a bit busy this weekend, and I wanted to get my predictions out there now. SaturdayMen’s 20k Walk, 10 AM EDTDefending champ: Kevin EastlerT&FN pick: Patrick StroupeMy pick: dittoAnalysis: This is like the Best Supporting Actor … Continue reading

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>Pick N’ Win Update

>I just want to let everyone know that I picked Amy Yoder-Begley to win in last night’s USATF 10k. And she did, which even the Let’s Run guys thought wasn’t possible at all. So far, there have been six finals. … Continue reading

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>USA Championships Preview – Day Two

>Friday’s finals… Coverage will be live on ESPN from 8 to 10 PM. Women’s Triple Jump, 7:50 PM EDTDefending champion: Shani MarksT&FN pick: Erica McLainMy pick: Yvette LewisAnalysis: I’m picking Lewis for two reasons. She has the best American jump … Continue reading

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>USA Championships Preview – Day One

>Over the next few days I’ll preview the USA Track & Field Championships by filling you in on my choices for USATF’s online fantasy league. I’m currently 35th out of more than 2000, so I think my opinion may carry … Continue reading

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>Team Track?

>In this month’s Track & Field News, Sieg Lindstrom has an article about Doug Logan’s plans to start up a domestic team track circuit that would compete throughout the year indoors, outdoors and on the roads. The plan is anywhere … Continue reading

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>World Rankings

>I’ve come to the conclusion that World Rankings listings aren’t fascinating reading. So instead I’m putting them up on a Google spreadsheet. I’ll try to keep them updated as much as possible. The links will go in the sidebar on … Continue reading

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>Anti-Doping News

>Track fans, the word is schadenfreude. From Sports Illustrated’s summary of the Dan Patrick Show: MLB commissioner Bud Selig joined the show to discuss several issues facing Major League Baseball. Here are some of his takes: – Selig was upset … Continue reading

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>Diamond League Changes Everything?

>Today the IAAF released its Diamond League calendar for 2010. The Diamond League format changes a lot of things, and almost all for the better. One of the big problems in getting the top athletes to compete against each other … Continue reading

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