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    being part of the problem instead of the solution...

    being part of the problem instead of the solution :-)
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    but another thought.... if an event's not in the...

    but another thought.... if an event's not in the DL (i.e., one of the one's that's dropped; let's make one up, the men's baseball throw) what good does it do a men's baseball player to be getting the...
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    Merriam-Webster on the other hand gives as its...

    Merriam-Webster on the other hand gives as its first definition

    Definition of peruse
    1a: to examine or consider with attention and in detail : STUDY
    b: to look over or through in a casual or...
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    you may well be right; I read it (English can be...

    you may well be right; I read it (English can be so much fun!) to say that if you couldn't get into a DL meet, then you got the same points for a CT meet.

    I suspect your version makes more sense
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    World Athletics Continental Tour

    the IAAF release on the DL schedule also noted the creation of this baby, which although it doesn't say one way or another, I assume replaces the existing World Challenge series.

    It was nice to...
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    And Brussels was out too, per this DL press...

    And Brussels was out too, per this DL press release of August 26:

    <<Weltklasse Zurich will host the 2020 and 2021 Diamond League finals under the new one-final format that was jointly announced by...
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    the definition of "peruse" isn't restricted to...

    the definition of "peruse" isn't restricted to reading
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    and that's enough of that

    and that's enough of that
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    '20 DL schedule released

    14 meets plus 1 final, China gets a second meet.

    More details in story on home page.

    The schedule:

    Doha - 17 April
    China (venue to be advised) - 10 May
    Shanghai - 16 May
    Stockholm - 24 May
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    story now posted to home page says IAAF techies...

    story now posted to home page says IAAF techies having a conference call today and suggests they will approve the shoes
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    at this point the thread digressed into military...

    at this point the thread digressed into military service and the flag; now its own thread in Things Not Track forum
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    facing the flag [split]

    split off from a PV thread in Current Events
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    no argument from me that Kipchoge is the greatest...

    no argument from me that Kipchoge is the greatest ever........ however, that in and of itself doesn't make him at his best a sub-2:00 performer. One can doubt his high end without downgrading his...
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    d'oh!

    d'oh!
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    no, that's revisionist history, at least as it...

    no, that's revisionist history, at least as it applies to '68 Olympics. IAAF General Secretary Donald Pain issued a pre-Mexico statement saying, "The new shoes cannot be allowed at the Olympics...
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    not a complete video, to be sure, but it...

    not a complete video, to be sure, but it certainly looks like the woman gets tossed the farthest and then all the "rescuers" run over to the wagon where the guy is
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    here's a version of Night Train Lane story I've...

    here's a version of Night Train Lane story I've heard several times through the years:

    <<...The headmaster had set aside parking for the Detroit players to not interfere with school activities....
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    a couple?! It had 68 of them! (and the IAAF's...

    a couple?! It had 68 of them!

    (and the IAAF's ban was a dumb move)
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    I would assume that anybody who is interested in...

    I would assume that anybody who is interested in people with actual expertise in the field have to say over outside-looking-in opinion care.
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    the full bona fides of the guy quoted there are...

    the full bona fides of the guy quoted there are tough to match in this field, by the way:

    <<Geoff is in his third year as a Kinesiology Ph.D. student in the Michigan Performance Research Lab,...
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    LA Times reports that 63(!) players have left...

    LA Times reports that 63(!) players have left UCLA since Chip Kelly came aboard in 2017
    ...
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    you're forgetting that in essence, there was...

    you're forgetting that in essence, there was virtually no U.S. activity after the Nationals in most years.

    So, for example, if you go to the July '54 edition you'll find a U.S. list with the...
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    You guys obviously didn't read our overview,...

    You guys obviously didn't read our overview, which includes this, which doesn't require any tearing down of any shoe

    <<...The authors maintain that it would be a practical impossibility for the...
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    not everyone follows USATF politics

    not everyone follows USATF politics
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    Ryan Hall

    Ryan Hall

    <<...“With all due respect to Kipchoge, as he is clearly the greatest marathoner of all-time regardless of the shoes he is in, when a shoe company puts multiple carbon fibre plates in a...
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