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    ESPN even has an article about it....

    ESPN even has an article about it.
    http://espn.go.com/sports/endurance/story/_/id/11707261/endurance-sports-gold-medal-capped-bob-schul-amazing-1964-track-season
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    Point 1: Notre Dame is not very close to the...

    Point 1: Notre Dame is not very close to the Mississippi River.
    Point 2: I rooted around, and currently FSU is an 11 point favorite over ND for this weekend. I would probably bet on FSU up to a 20...
  3. This page has all sorts of Nobel facts:...

    This page has all sorts of Nobel facts: http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/facts/

    The youngest:
    Age Name Category/Year Date of birth
    17 Malala Yousafzai Peace 2014 12 July 1997
    25...
  4. Thread: Fun with maps

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    I'm thinking that Gillette may not be the most...

    I'm thinking that Gillette may not be the most googled brand in Wyoming, because there is a city in the state named Gillette.
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    I'd be curious to see a show of hands on how many...

    I'd be curious to see a show of hands on how many were really hazed (of any type) in school. My older brother told of XC hazing where someone would get Red Hot (a type of balm used to help tight...
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    The older one sounds like Jesse Owens, who spoke...

    The older one sounds like Jesse Owens, who spoke at my high school's athletic banquet one year. That was super cool.

    Not sure who the other one is, though.
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    I think 9:20 for 2 miles converts to about 8:38.5...

    I think 9:20 for 2 miles converts to about 8:38.5 for 3000. Her Brussels was 8:29.93, which is superior.
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    If you are logged in, there should be a...

    If you are logged in, there should be a "Settings" option at the top of the page. Once you get to the settings, there is an option on the menu on the left side to "Edit Ignore List." Then you just...
  9. Thread: PV pins?

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    I just went back to the DVR of the meet, and I am...

    I just went back to the DVR of the meet, and I am wrong on this. What looked to me to be an indentation is the peg against the same color structure behind it. In the picture that Atticus linked to,...
  10. Thread: PV pins?

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    I noticed that too. It looked like a little...

    I noticed that too. It looked like a little platform with an indentation to hold the bar in place. It did not look to be standard pole vault equipment. It looked like it would take a lot of force...
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    If I were a voter, I would put Barshim and...

    If I were a voter, I would put Barshim and Bondarenko tied for first. Then I would put Lavillenie in third.

    The jumping that Barshim and Bondo have done this year is so off the charts that they...
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    Got aaronk to watch, so there's that. I think...

    Got aaronk to watch, so there's that.

    I think that Lolo mentioned in the past that people said that she should be on DWTS, and she claimed that she could not dance. I guess with no bobsleigh this...
  13. Unless my math is wrong, it was 33 years ago...

    Unless my math is wrong, it was 33 years ago today that Nehemiah went sub-13.

    As far as pro football casualty, he probably made more above the table money from football than he did from track. ...
  14. I was going to mention the combined events too. ...

    I was going to mention the combined events too. As long as they are in the program, you are pretty much locked into morning sessions. I could see 4 days of morning sessions for the multis, then...
  15. Thread: Pi Lambda Phi

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    I'll guess Rafer Johnson (to put this question...

    I'll guess Rafer Johnson (to put this question out of its misery).
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    I think Salazar's 2:09:41 in 1980 would qualify,...

    I think Salazar's 2:09:41 in 1980 would qualify, as he was born in 1958.
  17. Part of that is that the PAC-xx (however many are...

    Part of that is that the PAC-xx (however many are in the conference this year), play 9 conference games and 3 non-conference games. Most conferences only play 8 conference games, which leaves room...
  18. Regarding the Nov. 22 games in the SEC, most SEC...

    Regarding the Nov. 22 games in the SEC, most SEC teams have their big rivalry game on Thanksgiving weekend. An easier game the week before is very welcome. And the SEC championship is the week...
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    CNN confirms, for what that's worth....

    CNN confirms, for what that's worth.
    http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/11/showbiz/robin-williams-dead/index.html?hpt=hp_t1
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    The last name could be Fuqua, but that's just a...

    The last name could be Fuqua, but that's just a guess. Can't reason a good guess for the first name though.
  21. Thread: 60 years ago

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    Huh, ESPN even has an article about it. Plus...

    Huh, ESPN even has an article about it. Plus some about Jim Peters almost dying the same day.
    http://espn.go.com/sports/endurance/story/_/id/11321695/endurance-sports-two-races-changed-running-world
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    Mike Marsh? Harry Jerome?

    Mike Marsh?
    Harry Jerome?
  23. HS w15: Top 3 All Time Were In HS This Year -- How rare is this?

    I noticed that the top 3 on the all time HS girl's 1500 list, as well as the combined 15/16/mile list, were in high school this year. How rare is it that the top 3 on a all time HS list were still...
  24. I first noticed Baker at Penn Relays this year...

    I first noticed Baker at Penn Relays this year when she split 2:02-something to bring their 4x8 team home in 1st. As good as she is at the 400, her future may be in the 800. A great competitor in...
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    Aargh, I knew that too. I just forgot to put the...

    Aargh, I knew that too. I just forgot to put the HS part in my post. I've corrected it now in my post.
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