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    Quote Originally Posted by trackstar View Post
    I was agreeing with the author until he wrote, "the next IAAF world championships will take place in Eugene, Oregon, notable in terms of world athletics only for being the town where Nike was founded and has its world headquarters."

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    And Nike's HQ is 100M up the road from Eugene
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    apparently half the crowd has left before the 200
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    They came to see Fergurson Roitch?
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    no, but all those laborers trucked in have to work the next day.
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    and schookids needed to head off
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    There has been exactly one article in my local paper about the WC. It was today and fairly lengthy! It's sole subject was how empty the stadium is, and why is that?
    (Joe Sixpack's take is that T&F is dying.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Atticus View Post
    There has been exactly one article in my local paper about the WC. It was today and fairly lengthy! It's sole subject was how empty the stadium is, and why is that?
    That's the most depressing thing I've read all week.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Atticus View Post
    There has been exactly one article in my local paper about the WC. It was today and fairly lengthy! It's sole subject was how empty the stadium is, and why is that?
    (Joe Sixpack's take is that T&F is dying.)
    Bummer! If it were in Eugene or London or Helsinki or Berlin or Zurich, the stadium would most definitely not be empty.
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    The only articles in the Times or the Chicago Tribune about track at all, let alone the meet, this week were stories today about the Salazar bust ....
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    Jax one ups OKC again.. local rag apparently does not know WC is going on.. I sent an email to sports editor... no response.. but I can tell you what a third string OU linebacker had for breakfast
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