Category Archives: VISA Championship Series

>Superfan Daily: New Balance Boston Preview and Picks

>Time to help you along in USATF’s Pick N Win game. “Help” may not be the word here. I flat-out sucked at picking winners at last week’s Millrose Games. I think I would have done better if I’d made my … Continue reading

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>What’s On The Weekend

>ProfessionalsThe USATF Indoor Championships take place in Albuquerque on Saturday and Sunday. TV coverage is on Sunday from 7 to 9 PM on ESPN2.Meet website / USATF preview #1 / USATF preview #2 / USATF preview #3 / KOAT-TV Several … Continue reading

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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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>VISA Championship Series Issues

>There’s been a bit of barking over the VISA Championships Series standings and the venue of the upcoming USATF Championships. The series awards bonus money to the top three Americans, as measured by their best performance in the series according … 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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>Millrose Reactions

>ResultsIAAF report /Athlete quotes I had high hopes for this year’s Millrose Games. I thought Larry Rawson’s sacking meant significant changes were in store for the TV broadcast. Sadly, no. It’s still the same old tired and boring formula. Race, … 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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>Rawson, Millrose Games

>Two very interesting news items in this morning’s headlines… Larry Rawson: The End Of An Era In Track On TV Larry Rawson, the (T&F) “Voice of ESPN” for its 30 years of existence, will no longer be part of the … Continue reading

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