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    "Nationally, more than 75 percent of high school...

    "Nationally, more than 75 percent of high school football players in 2006 were white. That figure fell to 56 percent by last year.

    The shift is similar in Marshall. In 1990, when the Mavericks won...
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    I believe it....part of it might be Nottingham...

    I believe it....part of it might be Nottingham was first known as Snot's Ham....it could be a local dialect that never evolved much on place names..... if you look in the OED of English Place Names a...
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    That's swell...and a picture that is about 40...

    That's swell...and a picture that is about 40 years old...
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    If an American said Notnim, especially outside...

    If an American said Notnim, especially outside Nottinghamshire, no one would have the slightest idea what you are saying...I've never had any problem with nodding-m

    Some of the Nottinghamshire...
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    Yes some of the locals in Nottinghamshire are...

    Yes some of the locals in Nottinghamshire are odd...
  6. I'm sure Nike is already...if they haven't...

    I'm sure Nike is already...if they haven't yet...got a track version...
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    Not surprising since that isn't right either... ...

    Not surprising since that isn't right either...

    Nodding-m is probably the closest I can get it...
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    And quickly forgotten....even then I doubt non...

    And quickly forgotten....even then I doubt non track people are barely paying attention to who is who....
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    That doesn't surprise me at all....even in Eugene...

    That doesn't surprise me at all....even in Eugene outside of the track community...which is most people... would have the same reaction. Track doesn't matter a bit...
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    538 today.... ...

    538 today....

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EJsKAOHU4AERnZC?format=jpg&name=medium
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    Very weird stuff... ...a story related by Amy...

    Very weird stuff...

    ...a story related by Amy Yoder Begley, where Salazar would tell her on Day 1 that she looks flabby, and send her to be weighed, then by day 4 hes saying how lean she is, her...
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    Typical weather this time of year...

    Typical weather this time of year...
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    UCLA had a good Pac 12 meet and were nationally...

    UCLA had a good Pac 12 meet and were nationally ranked 10th but had a lousy Regional and didn't qualify... no matter how well you do in Conference not qualifying for Nationals means, for most teams,...
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    Ditto on Nottingham...

    Ditto on Nottingham...
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    Sad!

    Sad!
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    Most definitely...

    Most definitely...
  17. Last year Cheptegei ran the last 10k in 26:59,...

    Last year Cheptegei ran the last 10k in 26:59, last 5 in 13:16...Last 2k 5:10....
  18. I was going by the video of 41:05.....which is...

    I was going by the video of 41:05.....which is deceptive...a rolling hills course as we would say....but as noted not necessarily a slow one...
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    And Le Mans has had its tragedies...1955 most...

    And Le Mans has had its tragedies...1955 most notably...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMoh5hZAaZk
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    It starts and finishes in the same area...

    https://images4.persgroep.net/rcs/0ftj7wKgS_NjiDGq1bdPqiHEVKQ/diocontent/115117530/_fitwidth/534/?appId=21791a8992982cd8da851550a453bd7f&quality=0.7
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    Debus could get away with it 30 years ago...but...

    Debus could get away with it 30 years ago...but no way now could Salazar..

    Anyways the Scott Glenn character in "Personal Best" was supposedly based on Debus...
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    Trickstat is talking about the English...

    Trickstat is talking about the English Worcester...my brother in law grew up in Worcester Massachusetts and does say Wusster..
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    Reminds me of Chuck DeBus from 40 years ago...

    Reminds me of Chuck DeBus from 40 years ago...
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    Yes Kay-Ro Illinois at the tip of Illinois...

    Yes Kay-Ro Illinois at the tip of Illinois...
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    I've been to Worcester many times...It sounded...

    I've been to Worcester many times...It sounded like the r was slightly pronounced as in Hereford next door.

    Never heard Wuss-ter...also I listen to BBC radio 3 alot and Worcester is pronounced...
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