Category Archives: Universal Sports

>Monday Morning Decathlete (Special Tuesday Edition)

>The Boston Marathon’s traditional Monday date pushed this week’s column back a day. What did we learn this week? NBC/Universal has shown its true colors.I planned on starting off this column writing about what happened in the Boston Marathon—and A … Continue reading

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>What’s On: The Weekend

>NCAA Championships The NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships are Monday in Terre Haute, Indiana.Women at 12:08 PM EST, Men at 12:48 Meet website / Flotrack coverage / Cross Country Town USA page LIVE webcast begins at Noon on Monday … Continue reading

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>What’s On: The Weekend

>New York City MarathonThe (arguably) most famous race in the world, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race and the final World Marathon Major of 2011, will be run through the five boroughs on Sunday.  Pro women at 9:10 AM, pro men … Continue reading

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>What’s On This Week

>Basically, nothing. It’s fall, there’s no action besides cross country and road racing.Track on TVPrefontaine, 6:00 AM Monday and 10:10 AM Friday on The Movie Channel XtraRunning the Sahara, 1:05 PM and 10:00 PM Tuesday on Showtime Extreme; 9:45 AM … Continue reading

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>Oslo Diamond League Preview

>The meet will be webcast live staring at 2 PM EDT at UniversalSports.com. CBCSports.ca will also stream the meet. TV coverage is at 8 PM Friday on Universal Sports, and at 2 PM Saturday on CBC. 1:15 PM: Women’s Discus … Continue reading

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>Shanghai Diamond League Preview

> The meet will be webcast live at www.universalsports.com at 8 AM on Sunday (fee req’d). TV coverage will be on Universal Sports at 6:00 PM and on CBC next Saturday at 5:00 PMMeet websiteIAAF previewUniversal Sports preview 6:20 AM … Continue reading

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>What’s On: the weekend

>Updated on Friday at 11:30 AM The headlinerThe 114th running of the Boston Marathon will begin at 10 AM Monday. Headline athletes include Ryan Hall, Meb Keflezighi, Deriba Merga and Abderrahim Goumri.LIVE TV COVERAGE on Universal Sports from 9:30 AM … Continue reading

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>Questioning the Olympic Marathon Trials Bidding

>Joe Battaglia has a long and involved story at Universal Sports about the selection process for the 2012 Olympic Marathon Trials. It’s interesting to read at face value, and reading between the lines is even more interesting. Quick recap if … 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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