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    in that case, I will propose that Bill Carr's OG...

    in that case, I will propose that Bill Carr's OG 400m result is one of the top 3 historical performances at that distance ever.
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    I guess if he can make the Tokyo final and the...

    I guess if he can make the Tokyo final and the race pace is right, lightening could strike and bring him medal. But he has always seemed to me to be tailor made for the 1500m. Im surprised he didnt...
  3. Thread: peruse THIS!

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    interesting, so peruse can mean either one thing...

    interesting, so peruse can mean either one thing or another!
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    Does anyone know the schedule of the 400m...

    Does anyone know the schedule of the 400m semifinal and final at the 1932 OG. How much rest time did Carr and Eastman get after those blistering semifinals?
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  5. Thread: Polish news 2019

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    He should move to 1500 for Tokyo. He is way past...

    He should move to 1500 for Tokyo. He is way past his prime at 800.
  6. 1) Im pretty sure they are also throwing the book...

    1) Im pretty sure they are also throwing the book at the recipients of the bribes. A number of coaches/admissions admin types were in the cross hairs and have been fired.

    2) As a general rule,...
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    "Banks could stop lending to flood-prone...

    "Banks could stop lending to flood-prone communities."

    I did not laugh at this line, honestly I didnt.
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    I appreciate your magnanimity in finding...

    I appreciate your magnanimity in finding agreement with an un-American fellow like me.
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    Well I appreciate you calling me un-American, I...

    Well I appreciate you calling me un-American, I will quote you on that, as I need the street cred !

    Let me expand on my answer because that is what user4 always does. For the record, I found...
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    we are probably from different generations, you...

    we are probably from different generations, you wouldnt understand.

    I still consider Wottle's 800m win one of the greatest olympic races of all time, but Im not going to lie about the cap during...
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    Sorry, some of us found Wottle's lack of...

    Sorry, some of us found Wottle's lack of awareness to take off his cap as disrespectful. And Im giving him the benefit of the doubt, that he forgot.
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    Simply showing respect, and NOT showing disdain...

    Simply showing respect, and NOT showing disdain and contempt for your country/flag is a great start to an athletic career. I tip my Massachusetts hat and salute the Mississippi boy.
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    Had to look up Night Train Lane.. wow!!...

    Had to look up Night Train Lane.. wow!!
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Night_Train_Lane

    I dont know that I have ever read a greater life story than that.
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    That means Chip has 63 extra scholarships in his...

    That means Chip has 63 extra scholarships in his quiver!
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quiver
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    For a play to be on the list it must not only be...

    For a play to be on the list it must not only be fantastic by every measure, it must first and foremost be a play that determines the winner of one of the most critical games of the season. If there...
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    Im going to stick with the theory of regression...

    Im going to stick with the theory of regression to the mean and offer that the vast majority of these children of great athletes do not even match their parents let alone exceed them.
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    Great athlete, great race, glory for the ages. He...

    Great athlete, great race, glory for the ages. He really had a grace and fluidity over the barriers, beautiful athlete. What more can you ask, rest in peace Blaine, you reside now in the pantheon of...
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    I got a splitting headache watching that !!!

    I got a splitting headache watching that !!!
  19. Thread: Blaine Lindgren

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    It looks much closer than 30cm to me but it is...

    It looks much closer than 30cm to me but it is also clear that Jones won. I didnt realize the race was on such a wet track. Hard to understand how a guy that earns the glory of an Olympic silver...
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    while I get your point, it might be a fools...

    while I get your point, it might be a fools errand to see a certain look and think 800m. We go through this ritual constantly and every year human nature throws a curve ball at us that redefines what...
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    I appreciate the Campbell love. He was a great...

    I appreciate the Campbell love. He was a great and generous man. Like most of the country at the time he was born in dirt poor conditions but he found a path forward with raw talent and hard work. I...
  22. Totally agree, and no billionaire worth their...

    Totally agree, and no billionaire worth their weight in salt that is going to take the time to sit in a box seat where there are no people in cheap seats seething with envy for a box seat.
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    some of us could feel it in our bones !!!!!

    some of us could feel it in our bones !!!!!
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    I guess he can't complain, 21 yrs old and he was...

    I guess he can't complain, 21 yrs old and he was only off by 91 points.
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    If the rules had been set to DQ athletes that...

    If the rules had been set to DQ athletes that race like devils then an athlete like McLeod would have learned how to race the 110H without interfering with others. But the rules have been a farce for...
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