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Monday Morning Decathlete

What did we learn this week? NBC/Comcast will continue to broadcast the Olympics through 2020. On Tuesday, the IOC entertained final presentations and bids and the Peacock won over ESPN/ABC and Fox. I have mixed feelings about this. On the … Continue reading

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>Superfan Rankings Update: Women’s Overall Leaders

>Who’s leading the chase for the Athlete of the Year honors? 1. Nadzeya Ostapchuk (BLR/SP) 3812. Jessica Ennis (GBR/Hep) 3453. Milcah Chemos (KEN/Stpl) 3214. Blanka Vlašic (CRO/HJ) 3165. Betty Heidler (GER/HT) 3146. Anita Wlodarczyk (POL/HT) 3097. Fabiana Murer (BRA/PV) 3028. … Continue reading

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>Superfan Rankings Update: Men’s Overall Leaders

>After Championship Week, how do the points stack up? 1. David Lekuta Rudisha (KEN/800m) 3622. David Oliver (USA/110H) 3463. Christian Cantwell (USA/SP) 3414. Ivan Ukhov (RUS/HJ) 3155. Andreas Thorkildsen (NOR/JT) 3126. Asafa Powell (JAM/sprints) 3037. Bershawn Jackson (USA/400H) 2878. Renaud … Continue reading

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>Who’s the US Athlete of the Year?

>Over at the T&FN message board, I posted the following question: Who is your current choice for U.S. Athlete of the Year? So far, it’s been an ugly Games for U.S. stars, so that’s a tough question. There are obviously … Continue reading

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