Monthly Archives: March 2012

Toledo Collegiate Challenge

I’m announcing the 7th annual Toledo Collegiate Challenge on Saturday, a meet between several mid-major/minor D-I programs and top-end D-II/NAIA programs. Meet info and start lists will be available soon at UTRockets.com, but I thought you might like to look … Continue reading

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The Weekend Ahead

Lots of action coming up this weekend… Relay Meets The 85th annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays started yesterday with the decathlon and heptathlon. More action is on the slate for today, and the Mike A. Myers Stadium will really be … Continue reading

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Pro Athlete of the Week Awards

Here’s the second in the weekly series of awards to worldwide figures in track and field. It was a light week of competition, and so the list of winners is short. Here we go! Men’s athlete of the week: Zersenay … Continue reading

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College Scoreboard for March 22-25

In an effort to reward the college meets that keep score, I’m going to inaugurate a weekly college scoreboard, highlighting those meets. Here are the scored meets featuring multiple Division I teams for the past weekend. Feel free to post … Continue reading

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College Athlete of the Week Awards

The second full week of the outdoor season just finished up and it’s time to see who wins the weekly awards. Let’s get to it! Men Athletes of the week: Bryshon Nellum, Joey Hughes, Reggie Wyatt and Josh Mance, Southern … Continue reading

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Keeping Score

This weekend saw a great college meet, the Trojan Invitational. Usually a somewhat lackluster affair, a rejiggering of the early college schedule in the western half of the country opened things up. Hosts Southern Cal brought in Oregon, Texas A&M, … Continue reading

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College Track Talk Radio is back

After a two-week hiatus, college track talk radio is back. You can listen online at 4pm (Eastern) at WXUT.com. The full release is below the fold.

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More fuel for USATF CEO speculation

Ever since deposing Doug Logan as CEO nearly 18 months ago, USA Track and Field has been led only by an “acting” CEO, Mike McNees. It’s a weird situation to have an “acting” leader for that long. Last May, I … Continue reading

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What the…?

I was tooling around the web, working on transitioning my pro track schedule to Google Calendar format, when I ran across possibly the crazyest f***ing mascot I ever saw: Appy, the mascot for this summer’s European Championships. The London Olympic … Continue reading

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Papa’s got a brand new bag

Earlier today I sent out regrets to new Bowling Green head coach Lou Snelling regarding participation in the upcoming “first annual” Falcon 5-miler. Coach Snelling is working hard to mend relations with alumni like myself who were bitter and angry … Continue reading

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