Category Archives: Track and Field News

>LSU Coach Dennis Shaver on subdividing D-I track

>Recently I listened to a portion of the audiobook version of Tina Fey’s memoir Bossypants.  It’s just as funny and insightful as you’d expect out of such a brilliant comedy mind. One of the more interesting bits is about the … Continue reading

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>Superfan Daily: Glider Gloves

>It’s winter.  You wear gloves.  You use an iPhone, iPad, or similar touch-screen device, but have to take off your gloves to use it.  So do I. Recently I bought* a pair of Glider Gloves, which have conductive threads woven … Continue reading

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>Sunday Evening Decathlete

>What did we learn this week? Joseph Ebuya is back. Last year’s World Cross Country champion had a disappointing summer, running only 13:11 and well beaten in big races. In his first race of the new cross country season he … Continue reading

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>Check it off the bucket list

>Published by Track and Field News? Check. – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

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>Central Collegiate Championships Trivia

>Very trivial. See here.

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>New Millenium Records?

>Starting the record book over at the new millenium has been thrown around as a way to get unapproachable dirty marks off the books (and to recognize rules changes in the pole vault). Track & Field News has listed them … Continue reading

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>Weekend Update

>There’s news, and then there’s analysis of the news. The internet and its blogs and non-traditional reporting has allowed the latter to thrive. Here are four great examples from the last week. 1) Kenenisa Bekele gets beaten in Edinburgh XCAnd … Continue reading

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>Great Duels

>…is the subject of a thread in the historical section of the T&FN message boards. Stuff like Kuts-Pirie, Bannister-Landy, and everyone’s pick of Lewis-Powell. And of course, some smart aleck: “Burr-Hamilton 1804″. Lots of good stuff in there.

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>More on T&FN and the Web

>I hadn’t planned to extend the thoughts on my previous post, but I will. Yesterday’s Fresh Air on NPR was pretty much completely taken up by one interview. The segment was called The New Price Point? ‘Free’ and was with … Continue reading

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>Old Guard versus New Guard

>A while back I wrote about how Track & Field News’ staff is a bit set in their ways, generally not wishing to rock the boat by, you know, actually writing about important stuff. This was when The Final Sprint … Continue reading

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