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  1. Thread: NCAA Sub10....

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    Just for the record, Coby Miller has a 9.98 from...

    Just for the record, Coby Miller has a 9.98 from Portland, OR, which is north of Eugene by a bit. It may also be closer to the Canadian border.
  2. Thread: Wing suit death

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    I remember 15 or so years ago, a couple wanted to...

    I remember 15 or so years ago, a couple wanted to influence the powers that be to allow BASE jumping in Yosemite by showing how safe it was. The husband manned the video camera while the wife jumped...
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    Not international, but Spearmon and Gay, of...

    Not international, but Spearmon and Gay, of Arkansas, were world 1-2 in the 200 in 2005.

    Not quite as good (and not international), but in the TJ in 2011, Taylor and Claye (of Florida) were...
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    Big rain came in. It is my bedtime on the east...

    Big rain came in. It is my bedtime on the east coast.

    Oh, and Mary Cain will be fine.
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    It's been spotty, but it's back now.

    It's been spotty, but it's back now.
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    Watching the live feed right now. Looks like the...

    Watching the live feed right now. Looks like the track is damp, but doesn't seem to be raining. The top 3 in each steeple made the world A standard.

    The feed doesn't look to be great, not sure...
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    The USATF site has champions going back a ways....

    The USATF site has champions going back a ways.
    http://www.usatf.org/statistics/USA-Champions.aspx and look for the link to indoors. Can't help with deeper results.
  8. Thread: Deflategate

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    My bet is that Brady appeals, and the suspension...

    My bet is that Brady appeals, and the suspension gets reduced to two games.

    I personally think that 4 games is too much, as deflating the balls doesn't give that much of a competitive advantage. ...
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    Nitpick for actual quote: Ransom Stoddard:...

    Nitpick for actual quote:

    Ransom Stoddard: You're not going to use the story, Mr. Scott?
    Maxwell Scott: No, sir. This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
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    CNN's Peter Bergen rebuts:...

    CNN's Peter Bergen rebuts: http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/11/opinions/bergen-bin-laden-story-a-lie/index.html
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    A little late to the show, but here is a list of...

    A little late to the show, but here is a list of US (plus Verzbicas) runners who first broke 4 minutes at age 19.5 or less.

    Jim Ryun: 3:59.0 @ 17.1 (b: 4/29/1947 - r: 6/5/1964)
    Marty Liquori:...
  12. Thread: USA DMR Teams

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    My guess would be that one of the six listed as...

    My guess would be that one of the six listed as 4x4 would end up in the DMR.
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    Yes, I just looked it up. Mexico City was faster...

    Yes, I just looked it up. Mexico City was faster than I thought it would be.

    My other option would be those weird years where T&FN rated marathoners based on June to June (or some such), instead...
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    Maybe a medalist in the 68 Olympics. I'll have a...

    Maybe a medalist in the 68 Olympics. I'll have a look around, because I have no idea of a name.
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    I spent the day in the sun, and I was getting...

    I spent the day in the sun, and I was getting cold near the end of the day. I prepared by wearing a long sleeve t-shirt, a sweater, a leather winter jacket, a ski cap, and gloves. Some good races...
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    Looks like Stan Eldon won the 3 and 6 mile in...

    Looks like Stan Eldon won the 3 and 6 mile in 1958. I think that is the event in question.
    Winners here: http://www.gbrathletics.com/bc/bc3.htm

    As an aside, that is hard to search for. Most US...
  17. Thread: Olympedia

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    Question for bambam: how does the olympedia.org...

    Question for bambam: how does the olympedia.org site differ from what you have done for the sports-reference site?

    When you guys introduced the original site, I got access and it was unbelievably...
  18. I thought of Sanchez too. While counting his...

    I thought of Sanchez too. While counting his numbers (82 sub-49), I saw Matete's name so I checked his numbers. Matete is way higher, as I noted above, with 187 sub-49s. No obvious #2 Zambian...
  19. According to pela's lists, Samuel Matete has 187...

    According to pela's lists, Samuel Matete has 187 performances better than 49.00, and nobody else from Zambia appears on the list. Not sure who is #2 on that list.

    I'm pretty sure that Adams can...
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    Looks like Universal Sports will show an hour...

    Looks like Universal Sports will show an hour show on Sunday at noon eastern time. It might be streamed on line, but I can't figure out anything on Universal's website.
  21. Thread: Texas Relays

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    I was checking out what is on TV tonight (I'm...

    I was checking out what is on TV tonight (I'm with Verizon Fios), and the Texas Relays are listed as live from 7 to 10 east coast time on the Longhorn Network (or some such). Digging further, there...
  22. Thread: New York

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    My recommendation is always: --Take the A,C...

    My recommendation is always:
    --Take the A,C train to the first stop in Brooklyn, which I think is High St.
    --Follow signs to Brooklyn Bridge. Walk across it towards Manhattan. Great views of the...
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    I think the 30 for 30 episode is already on...

    I think the 30 for 30 episode is already on Netflix streaming. I have been meaning to watch it.
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    When I was at Florida, there was an article in...

    When I was at Florida, there was an article in the school paper about the "lady" addition to sports teams. The AD stated that all Florida athletic teams were the Gators, and that there were no...
  25. Just remember that he was scheduled to run NYC in...

    Just remember that he was scheduled to run NYC in 2010 (I think), but he eventually dropped out due to injury.
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