Monthly Archives: June 2012

Today’s Olympic Trials Preview

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Ashton Eaton vs. Pro Athletes

At Let’s Run the following question was posed: In any of the major sports – pro baseball, football, basketball or even soccer could any athlete in the top professional league beat Ashton Eaton if they competed in one event? It … Continue reading

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If Not Eugene, Then Where?

In the last week or so, there has been some talk about whether or not Eugene should be the permanent host of the Olympic Trials. It was debated at NYRR.org and analyzed at The Oregonian. As much as I have … Continue reading

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My Olympic Trials Adventure

Earlier I told you how I got an unexpected offer to go to the Trials for a couple of days with my one of my very best friends, a guy who truly would appreciate both the meet and its atmosphere … Continue reading

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Olympic Trials Day 5 Preview

I’ve been doing daily Olympic Trials previews for Flotrack. Click for today’s preview.

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Olympic Trials Scorecard

At halfway through the Olympic Trials, I count 61 athletes who have won a spot on the US team. This includes athletes who won spots several months ago in the marathon and 50k walk, and I didn’t break the tie … Continue reading

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Today’s Cool Video

Cool video of the day: Lolo Jones on last night’s The Tonight Show.

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My Olympic Trials Adventure

For the last month or so, everyone has asked me, “So, are you going out to the Trials?” And my reply has been, “No, between finances and other things, this is not the year.” But in a few hours I’ll … Continue reading

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Olympic Trials Day 2 Preview

Day 2 of the Olympic Trials will see the conclusion of the decathlon, along with the finals in the women’s 100 hurdles and 100 meters. Live results TV coverage will be from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM on NBC. Today’s … Continue reading

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Olympic Trials Day 1 “Three Stars”

In the style of pro hockey, here are my Three Stars of Day 1 of the US Olympic Trials. Third Star: Amy Hastings (Mammoth TC / Mammoth Lakes, CA) Hastings was fourth in the marathon trials and came in as … Continue reading

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