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    I'm not a fan of Wheaties, but I couldn't resist...

    I'm not a fan of Wheaties, but I couldn't resist buying it.

    I wish they had more T&F athletes, though. Wonder whether they ever did one with Joan Samuelson?
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    Moses On Wheaties Box!

    So I'm at Walmart on Sunday, going down the cereal aisle to get my Raisin Bran and I see a box of Wheaties with an athlete on the cover. Thinking it was yet another NBA player, I pulled the box from...
  3. I wonder whether any athletes, fans, or...

    I wonder whether any athletes, fans, or sportswriters were out there in the crowd tonight enjoying themselves and anticipating Friday's competitions. It's now hard to imagine the meet taking place...
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    The US has an amazing bunch of jumpers now. This...

    The US has an amazing bunch of jumpers now. This event has really gotten traction.

    I wish that the web coverage had continued, as NBC only showed one or two additional jumps and we missed the...
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    Glad to see Conley make the team. But Huddle is...

    Glad to see Conley make the team. But Huddle is amazing. She just friggin' put the hammer down on that last lap.

    Interesting to watch everyone today at the starting line. Not too many smiles...
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    I think they mentioned something on the telecast...

    I think they mentioned something on the telecast earlier about the curve possibly aggravating the pain. So while everyone else was burning themselves out, she was gathering herself.

    That said, I...
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    Galen is LEAN. 145 mile weeks. But I do think...

    Galen is LEAN. 145 mile weeks. But I do think the 10K before the marathon will take off the edge.
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    Thanks for posting the link. I will watch it. I...

    Thanks for posting the link. I will watch it. I just got wind of the video after seeing the photos/story in the MSM. Sometimes I feel that this is some kind of exploitation. (Is it July 4th yet?)...
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    Well, I love the attitude, aaronk! I don't think...

    Well, I love the attitude, aaronk!
    I don't think many around here are cheering for Isi, however.

    I'm personally hoping that Murer gets a medal of some color.

    We do love the women PVers! I'm...
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    The Arkansas story on the front page has an...

    The Arkansas story on the front page has an informative interview with Sandi Morris:
    http://www.wholehogsports.com/videos/2016/jun/17/12681/

    Very upbeat, Sandi discusses her recovery from the...
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    I get BeIN via Sling and discovered the Jamaica...

    I get BeIN via Sling and discovered the Jamaica Racers Meet. Tried to watch it tonight on the replay and without notice, they are showing a tennis match. Damn. Stockholm coming up on Thursday,...
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    Or a private booth! Down here in Bama-land,...

    Or a private booth!

    Down here in Bama-land, we often say "you can't make this sh*t up". The whole world continues to amaze in strange ways. I'm amazed that people can even have these...
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    I watched the replay of the men's 800 and when...

    I watched the replay of the men's 800 and when the runners had passed the first 200M, Larry announced that they had run the first LAP in 24 seconds.

    Easy to be hard though. It only shows how Tim...
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    Very well said. I think his impact on public...

    Very well said. I think his impact on public opinion on the Vietnam War cannot be overstated. It is amazing that he wasn't murdered during those days.

    He transcended sport as they say. ...
  15. Thread: Pre 2016

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    The last two miles of the 10K were rather...

    The last two miles of the 10K were rather exciting, as 19 year old Ibrahim Jeilan made a big move with 8 to go, quickly attaining at least a 10 meter lead. Farah and the pack slowly reeled him back...
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    Results are up on the DL site now....

    Results are up on the DL site now. http://eugene.diamondleague.com/program_results_eugene/
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    Well, on a positive note, the feed has been...

    Well, on a positive note, the feed has been pretty stable for me.
    Tomorrow looks like it is going to be some super competition, so hopefully we'll get to see most of it, although we know how the...
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    Sandi has now stated that she has a hairline...

    Sandi has now stated that she has a hairline fracture in her wrist but is staying positive, despite orders to not vault for four weeks.
    https://www.instagram.com/p/BF4x5IJlH53/
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    MONTAÑO is a class act.

    MONTAÑO is a class act.
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    Well, I guess that's Fearless Leader doing the...

    Well, I guess that's Fearless Leader doing the announcing. But it would be nice if they relented and actually let us WATCH the wLJ. Must be because NBC will show about 15 seconds of it tomorrow on...
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    So glad that MOST people here love Dwight. ...

    So glad that MOST people here love Dwight. Better at ALL EVENTS than most of them out there. Unparalleled in the field event analysis.

    Carol may be grating on some people but I saw here once...
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    I agree, although I think that Steve Ovett and...

    I agree, although I think that Steve Ovett and Steve Cram do pretty well, too on the distances. The problem with Ato and Dwight is that they usually have to suffer from NBC's truncated format with...
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    Awesome Facebook video posted on the front...

    Awesome Facebook video posted on the front page...
    https://www.facebook.com/eric.willis.332/videos/10204397206369032/
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    I saw Prince perform in Huntsville, AL back...

    I saw Prince perform in Huntsville, AL back around 1980 before Purple Rain. He was the OPENING act for Rick James. What a fantastic but somewhat dangerous show with a very rowdy crowd.
    ...
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    I agree, it's been useless. Sad, too, as we're...

    I agree, it's been useless. Sad, too, as we're paying money for this.
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