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  1. Thread: Ken Norton

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    you can probably find stuff by using the search...

    you can probably find stuff by using the search function on this forum. My vague recollection is that he might have been the Illinois state discus champ.
  2. and today's silly-topic winner: NCAA football ranked by fans' grammar!

    http://ftw.usatoday.com/2015/08/top-25-teams-in-college-football-re-ranked-by-the-grammar-of-their-fan-base
  3. If that were true, I suspect there'd be no...

    If that were true, I suspect there'd be no telecast at all, because there aren't enough "actual fans" to make it worth NBC's while to telecast it, even if it is seen as a loss-leader for the Olympics.
  4. had me going there…. knowing that her name was...

    had me going there…. knowing that her name was Katharina, I thought you were suggesting she had adopted a new-age spelling of KathArina!
  5. Thread: that Beijing track

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    that Beijing track

    just found this is in a weekend piece from The Guardian. I have no idea as to the veracity of anything that is said there, but it's one explanation for both straightaway hurdles being topsy-turvy.
    ...
  6. that's below the belt and uncalled for. Has...

    that's below the belt and uncalled for. Has nothing to do with the topic at hand.
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    any such references here have been quickly...

    any such references here have been quickly excised. Fortunately, there were very few (and the perpetrators were axed)
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    Checking out the by-event leaders here: 100H:...

    Checking out the by-event leaders here:

    100H: 1. Visser 1153; 2. Ennis-Hill 1138; 3. Theisen-Eaton 1127; 4. Mokhnyuk 1114; 5. Jones 1099; 6. Ikauniece-Admidiņa 1093; 7. Bougard 1083; 8. Šadeiko...
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    '80s is December '89 '90s is March '00 '00s is...

    '80s is December '89
    '90s is March '00
    '00s is March '10
  10. No they don't; the number of times that somebody...

    No they don't; the number of times that somebody both makes up the stagger on somebody else and also wanders outwards is so rare as to be almost nonexistent. On the other hand, people wandering out...
  11. Thread: the "Roleder case"

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    I must be missing something in the early-morning...

    I must be missing something in the early-morning hours here: where in this thread do any of our posters make any comments "attackign Williams for being a racist"?
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    I doubt she'll run sub-49 as well, but I also...

    I doubt she'll run sub-49 as well, but I also believe she can "easily" win in Rio with a time slower than that.
  13. indeed, there is no scientific evidence that such...

    indeed, there is no scientific evidence that such is so, other than one non-peer-review short-term study on mice.

    In any case, what's sauce for the goose (aka: if it's indeed good for one class of...
  14. Thread: RIP Oliver Sacks

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    never heard of him

    never heard of him
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    i WAS there (and on the infield shortly before...

    i WAS there (and on the infield shortly before the race began) and it was most definitively wind-aided. Best mathematical modeling suggests 5mps
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    I think you actually might find that the NYT...

    I think you actually might find that the NYT filed more quality stories from Beijing than any other American paper.
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    And he almost paid a huge price! Anything in the...

    And he almost paid a huge price! Anything in the Polish media about stepping on the curb? I've got a photo of him on the first backstretch, foot on the rail and ankle about folded all the way over to...
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    I must say that this whole situation has created...

    I must say that this whole situation has created an oxymoron I never thought I'd hear: "400" and "easier path" in the same sentence. Most sprinters spend their whole lives running away from the 400!
  19. Thread: New Flag for NZ

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    this was the best take ...

    this was the best take

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4keR_aAbyD0
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    One thing I don't get is that there seems to be a...

    One thing I don't get is that there seems to be a strong current of thought that since Schippers and Thompson both ran faster than Felix's PR that Felix should give up the 200 because she no longer...
  21. To say nothing of this! you can disagree with...

    To say nothing of this!

    you can disagree with other posters without regarding to personal attacks. Thanks.
  22. Enough of that kind of insult please.

    Enough of that kind of insult please.
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    as noted on another thread, people typically...

    as noted on another thread, people typically don't run for time in DL distance finales; they run to try to maximize their jackpot chances. It's serious bucks.
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    and all of a sudden it's collegiate XC season!

    multiple links to pre-season stuff now posted to the front page.

    but I'm not finished rehashing Beijing yet!!!!!
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    I'll leave this as a separate forum until...

    I'll leave this as a separate forum until Tuesday, at which point it will be melded with Current Events (hopefully without killing all the threads as I did once a couple of years ago…. blush).

    And...
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