Monthly Archives: April 2010

>USC at UCLA Fan Guide

>The USC versus UCLA dual meet is the greatest rivalry in all of college track, and tomorrow will be their 77th meeeting. In 1976, Ducky Drake Stadium‘s attendance record was set at this meet when 15,011 fans came out. In … Continue reading

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>A Business Idea

>You may have noticed just how many college track meets are being webcast. This weekend alone there are six: USC at UCLA, the Oregon Relays, the Arkansas Twilight, the Cardinal Invitational, and the A-10 and Big East Championships. All but … Continue reading

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>Superfan Rankings Update: Jumps

>MENHigh JumpThe three medalists at the World Indoor Championships are in the three leaders, and in the same order.1. Ivan Ukhov2. Yaroslav Rybakov3. Dusty Jonas4. Jesse Williams5. Samson Oni6. Aleksey Dmitrik7. Kyriakos Ioannou8. Kabelo Kgosiemang9. Aleksandr Shustov10. Sergey Mudrov Pole … Continue reading

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>What’s On: The Weekend

>The biggest event on the pro circuit this weekend is the Jamaica International Invitational in Kingston on Saturday. Expect 35,000 or so Jamaican fans to be anything but laid back, as Usain Bolt will run his first non-relay event of … Continue reading

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>Superfan Rankings Update: Hurdles

>MEN110m HurdlesThe best marks of the early season have been made by David Oliver. #8 Payne, #9 Thomas and #20 Maurice Wignall will run in Kingston’s Jamaica International on Saturday. #5 Brathwaite will run in Baie Mahault on Saturday.1. Dayron … Continue reading

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>Your Track Vault Pick of the Week

>With the Jamaica International coming up on Saturday, this week you get a classic Kenny Moore writeup on the 1977 version of the meet. But for a pair of notable absences, the meet was first-rate. The most worrisome of the … Continue reading

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>Superfan Rankings Update: Marathon

>The spring marathon season is not completely over, but the most competitive races have come and gone. Let’s see how they stack up. MENMy “season” began in December, so Kebede’s two major wins (Fukuoka and London) trump a single win … Continue reading

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>Project 30 Watch List

>USATF’s Project 30 is an attempt to win 30 medals at the 2012 Olympics. So how are things progressing towards this goal? I’m cribbing this idea 100% from The View From The Finish Line blog. I’m going at it from … Continue reading

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>Superfan Rankings Update: Sprints & 400

>It’s time to update my world rankings going into the weekend… Men’s 100 metersBolt’s relay carry at Penn on Saturday confirms his status as the fastest man in the universe. Asafa Powell is stuck back at #8 due to inactivity. … Continue reading

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>Sunday Evening Decathlete

>What did we learn this week? They call them stars for a reason. Somewhere between 45,000 and 50,000 fans were going to come to the final day of the Penn Relays no matter what happened, but Usain Bolt is what … Continue reading

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