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Woly Award: Double-distance hurdler rules NCAAs

Stanford’s Kori Carter set an NCAA record in the women’s 400-meter hurdles (video) with a time of 53.21, also the fastest in the world this year. By a large margin. The second-best time of the year was set six days … Continue readi...

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Myriad links: The Onion on water polo, dreary Americans, new Olympic sports

A few late-night links that I haven’t had a chance to work into full-fledged posts today: 1. The Onion brought the funny on water polo and other sports (if you consider baseball a sport) in one of their video segments. … Continue reading...

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2012 medal projection update: Ball sports

See the original post for projections from 16 months ago; read on for the latest (which may not have changed much): BASKETBALL The only major international event played since the last World Championships were the men’s and women’s Europea...

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2012 ball sports: Yay, team! Except you folks with bats

Let’s see … I’ve done projections for archery, athletics, badminton … let’s call up the spreadsheet and see what’s next: Baseball! Oh … right. Baseball and softball are gone from the Olympic program because, ...

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Monday Myriad: Want U.S. world titles? We’ve got ‘em

Even with an extra day, the weekend was overstuffed: Soccer: No disrespect to Uruguay and the Netherlands, but isn’t the Germany-Spain matchup as good as it gets? The most explosive team in the Cup against a team that has spent … Continu...

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