Monthly Archives: June 2013

Attendance analysis update

I just recently got word that the numbers I used for my USATF Championships attendance analysis are, in a word, bogus. They in no way represent the actual number of people in the stadium. These tweets were from Drew Wartenburg, … Continue reading

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Des Moines Attendance Analysis

One thing I saw all weekend while following the USATF Championships was that the spectator turnout was awful. Look at all those empty seats on the backstretch! What an embarrassment! When Friday’s brief thunderstorm with lightning caused the stadium to … Continue reading

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Owens in Captain America?

The next Captain America film is being shot in Cleveland (partially at least). A lawyer friend of mine who works in Cleveland just sent this via Facebook: Capt America filming in Cleveland. Scarlett Johansson stunt double. Kiosk changed to read … Continue reading

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Worst. Announcing. Ever.

Saturday’s live coverage of the NCAA Championships may have seen the worst announcing of all time. I do not believe I am engaging in hyperbole here. The list of errors and their egregiousness is unbelievable. I’ll admit I’m going off … Continue reading

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Island Adventure

No phones, no lights, no motor car, not a single luxury. Like Robinson Crusoe, it’s primitive as can be. –“Gilligan’s Island” theme song WARNING: VACATION PHOTOS AHEAD! I spent this past weekend on Pelee Island, a somewhat remote Canadian island … Continue reading

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