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    RIP: Graham Crouch 71

    Sadly, Graham Crouch passed away today.

    An all time Australian great 1500 runner
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    Nike will now have time to put all their energy...

    Nike will now have time to put all their energy behind Colin Kaepernick
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    So you have a thing about shorts and singlets...

    So you have a thing about shorts and singlets too?

    They are a lot easier to grab than some light chain bobbing around some kid's neck.
    maybe the greeks had it right? Though there were things to...
  4. Thread: 1:59...

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    Track distance races have been turned into time...

    Track distance races have been turned into time trials - all for the 'excitement' of a shorter event.
    The marathon has been turned into a time trial.
    Elite athletes race as frequently as necessary...
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    The only races that really matter have rounds. ...

    The only races that really matter have rounds.
    Yep a sprinter can run up, but they can't run often.

    And for a 400 m person, the sound of the bell is an off putter
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    The other rule is, control what you can control....

    The other rule is, control what you can control. So he controls his lane draw
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    Actually I'd say that's how much women in Qatar...

    Actually I'd say that's how much women in Qatar value sports
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    or not

    or not
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    the world will be better when Rogers is no longer...

    the world will be better when Rogers is no longer running a leg. He is all over the place in the zone
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    There's a championship of some form every year....

    There's a championship of some form every year. There are big meets all the time.
    They're going to make money, so why complain?
    Fabulous competition.
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    Agreed. He is a different runner when he is...

    Agreed. He is a different runner when he is healthy. He has lumbered the last few months.

    While I was 'challenged mercilessly' to explain, its pretty obvious if you have an eye for it.

    Have a...
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    Maybe what's more amazing is why more of them...

    Maybe what's more amazing is why more of them can't carry it through.
    They aren't climbing Everest on no oxygen. Imagine if your accountant said s/he'd run out of energy before the end of you tax...
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    He looked hurt at the US champs. He looked no...

    He looked hurt at the US champs. He looked no better today.

    I'll be interested in finding out what it was. From his interview he believes its something serious. I hope not for his sake
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    I think Senyi will be as far down as she needs to...

    I think Senyi will be as far down as she needs to be.
  15. Those hair pieces they wear are interesting....

    Those hair pieces they wear are interesting.
    Like Snoopy was wearing when he was flying against the Red Baron

    :-)
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    A big heavy shadow

    A big heavy shadow
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    As long as no one is standing in your lane he...

    As long as no one is standing in your lane he should be disappointed in his lame excuse
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    If the referees/ umpires / officials didn't think...

    If the referees/ umpires / officials didn't think she should be DQ'd, I doubt anyone anywhere can be DQ'd
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    What a great athlete. And can she throw. So...

    What a great athlete.

    And can she throw. So much power and delivery.
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    The poms are rule followers unless it involves...

    The poms are rule followers unless it involves them
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    He is technically better over the last 30 than he...

    He is technically better over the last 30 than he was before. He is better on his toes and keeps the rock and rolling to a minimum. He can run even faster.
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    The TDF and Armstrong are not the the greatest...

    The TDF and Armstrong are not the the greatest anti doping argument.

    When the TDF was inaugurated it was a drug fueled survival race around France. Everyone doped to the extent of the current...
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    Felix will be much faster this time. She was...

    Felix will be much faster this time. She was lumbering before. It takes a while to let your speed loose, even mentally turning it loose, when you have been on the shelf.
    She'll run a second and a...
  24. Thread: Boling in College

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    Yeah. Speed has always been great. How long did...

    Yeah. Speed has always been great. How long did Curtis Dickey last? Way faster for football than Boling. Boling is average the first 15 yards. Dickey was the national 60 champion.

    And then of...
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    I think he's talking about the 'draft' which is...

    I think he's talking about the 'draft' which is more effective the faster you run. So Men run faster than women, so they will get a greater benefit.
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