Category Archives: Humor

The Calm Before the Storm

If you’re like me, all this other Olympic stuff is nice but you’re champing at the bit for track and field. So, to tide you over until it begins, the next best thing: the Silly Olympiad.

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>Don’t Mess With Pole Vaulters

>Hat tip to Pole Vault Power.

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>Fearless Predictions for 2011

>Rather than look back this week, I will look forward to the coming year of track and field and road running. Few realize I combine the powers of Nostradomus and Ed Glosser,Trivial Psychic. So on with the fearless predictions for … Continue reading

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>Superfan Rankings Update: Women’s Hurdles

>Going over to the hurdles, let’s see how the women stack up. 100m HurdlesRank Athlete NAT Pts1 LoLo Jones USA 2492 Priscilla Lopes-Schliep CAN 1923 Perdita Felicien CAN 1534 Damu Cherry USA 1505 Queen Harrison USA 1436 Carolin Nytra GER … Continue reading

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>No Punchline Needed

> They keep writing them like this and Jay Leno will be out of a job.

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>Track on Old Sitcoms

>Tomorrow is the Bislett Games from Oslo, the third stop on the IAAF’s Diamond League tour.  Tape-delay coverage begins at 8:00 PM on Universal Sports, should you be fortunate enough to have that channel available to you. Right before the … Continue reading

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>April Fool’s Day

>A roundup of the best April Fool’s Day track articles…S.C. runner ticketed for running too fastPresident Obama Rips Ultra Successful Nike Oregon ProjectTexas runner trains with cheetahAthletics World Worried As Bolt Leaves Club EarlyOregon runners sprint to IdahoRussian Officials Question … Continue reading

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>Climate Change Affects Olympics

>No, really. Read on.

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>Race Walking Movie

>Yes, I’m serious…sort of. Race Walkers is a mockumentary about the elite American race walking brothers, Jeb and Joel Callahan. Coached by wheelchair ridden race walking great Chuck Kuel (who’s sole claim to fame was qualifying for the boycotted 1980 … Continue reading

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>Bad Running Movies

>I’m a fan of so-bad-they’re-good movies, such as Can’t Stop The Music. If you do too, you may want to check out this discussion thread. It sounds as though the one most up my alley is Courage, a sort of … Continue reading

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