Monthly Archives: January 2010

>Weekly Awards

>Performance of the week honors goes to Christian Cantwell for his big 72′ 1/2″ (21.95m) shot put at the Millrose Games. The big Missourian’s two meets have netted him two of the three awards given so far this year. A … Continue reading

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>High Hurdles Rankings

>Read up on my shot put rankings if you want to know where these come from. The high hurdles are a different race indoors than they are outdoors, and while the indoor season counts in my rankings, it’s not much. … Continue reading

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>File Under "I Don’t Care"

>Michael Johnson is on the new season of Celebrity Apprentice. – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

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>Millrose Reactions

>ResultsIAAF report /Athlete quotes I had high hopes for this year’s Millrose Games. I thought Larry Rawson’s sacking meant significant changes were in store for the TV broadcast. Sadly, no. It’s still the same old tired and boring formula. Race, … Continue reading

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>What’s On The Weekend

>ProsThe Millrose Games kicks off the IAAF’s indoor permit series on Friday night. Live coverage on ESPN2 goes from 8 to 10 PM.Meet website / IAAF preview / USATF preview / Flotrack coverage The Aviva International Match in Glasgow takes … Continue reading

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>Fantasy league preview

>USATF’s online pick ‘em game gets started tomorrow with the Millrose Games. Until now, I was the only online advice for the fantasy league. USATF’s Vicky Oddi has entered the fray. In a few areas, I disagree with her picks. … Continue reading

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>Dual Meet Rankings

>Week #2 in the dual meet rankings is heavily impacted by the Texas A&M – Texas matchups.last week’s rankings MEN1. Texas A&M (1-0) beat Texas2. Arkansas (1-0)3. Indiana (1-0)4. Missouri (1-0)5. Michigan State (2-0)6. Ohio State (1-0)7. Wisconsin (3-0)8. Purdue … Continue reading

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>Shot Put Rankings

>I’ve done my own world rankings over the last few years, and I’ve tweaked the system a bit since last year. Here are my initial 2010 rankings for the shot put. My numerical system is based on a combination of … Continue reading

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>What Nike Fears

>Adidas? No. A shutdown of the NFL? No. It’s this.

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>Weekly Awards

>The performance of the week happened earlier today when Ivan Ukhov cleared 7′ 9 1/4″ (2.37m) at the first leg of the Moravia High Jump Tour. Ukhov is best known for his discovery a few years ago at Lausanne that … Continue reading

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