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>Fantasy League Outlook, Women

>I picked the men yesterday. Women’s 60 metersCarmelita Jeter will win unless she false-starts. Women’s 400 metersAllyson Felix will open her season here, and that makes this a bit unpredictable, but she’s so much better than anyone else entered that … Continue reading

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>Fantasy League Outlook, Men

>My picks for this weekend’s USATF Championships men’s events. Women’s picks coming tomorrow. Men’s 60 metersThis is a two-man race between Ivory Williams and Mike Rodgers. Rodgers has sharpened up a little bit over the last week or two, but … Continue reading

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>Boston recap

>My thoughts on the adidas Boston Indoor Games are coming out late. I didn’t want to put them up before the meet was on TV, and then there was this football game, and then I had to go to work. … Continue reading

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>Fantasy League Preview

>USATF’s Pick’n’Win game enters its second week. As always, obsessively check changes to start lists. My rundown on the likely winners at tomorrow’s adidas Boston Indoor Games… Men’s 60 metersRight now, Mike Rodgers is a heavy favorite among the Pick’n’Win … Continue reading

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>Fantasy league preview

>USATF’s online pick ‘em game gets started tomorrow with the Millrose Games. Until now, I was the only online advice for the fantasy league. USATF’s Vicky Oddi has entered the fray. In a few areas, I disagree with her picks. … Continue reading

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>Worlds, Day 7

>TodayResults TomorrowScheduleTV: NBC, 1-3 PM (live); CBC, 1-3 PM (live); Versus, 8-10 PM (tape)Web: UniversalSports.com, 5:35 AM (men’s marathon), 11:45 AM (afternoon session); IAAF radio, 5 AM (marathon), 11 AM (afternoon session)Highlights: M Marathon, W 5,000, M/W 4 x 100m, … Continue reading

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>Worlds, Day 6 — OMFG!

>Unbe-f**king-believable, part II.SI’s Tim Layden weighs in.Bolt has the longest stride of any sprinter in history and he turns it over like someone six to eight inches shorter than he is. He has a freaky combination of skills; it’s like … Continue reading

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>Worlds, Day 5

>TodayResultsAfternoon session: recap / video-on-demandEvening session recaps: IAAF / World Track / video-on-demandDeca 100 / Deca long jump / Deca shot / Men’s 400 semis / Men’s 200 semis / Women’s 200 heats / Men’s disc / Men’s 1500 / … Continue reading

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>Worlds, Day 1

>Day 1 recaps: Let’s Run / IAAFVideo-on-demand: Morning session / Afternoon session Day 2:Competition scheduleTV schedule: NBC, 2 PM (to be rerun on Versus at 7 & 11 PM); CBC, 4 PMWeb schedule: Universal Sports, 12:05 PM; IAAF radio, 11 … Continue reading

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>World Championships Fantasy League

>There are three online contests that I know of: Let’s Run’s prediction contest, USATF’s Pick N’ Win contest, and the IAAF’s Fantasy Athletics. My other responsibilities are ramping up, so I’m only playing one. The first two are straight pick-em … Continue reading

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