Quote Of The Day

Nelson Mandela, talking to the South African Olympic team prior to the opening ceremony in 1992, South Africa’s first Olympics since 1960. The great Mandela, who amazingly had no bitterness about his incarceration for 27 years, will be missed.

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Better Late Than Never – 2013 NCAA All-American / Award Photos

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World Cup Fever – We Hop On The Bandwagon

LRCWorld Cup Draw Analysis: Is There Any Hope For US And English Fans?

We transfer our world-renowned statistical analysis to soccer and break down the 2014 World Cup Draw. Overall, US and UK fans still are screwed but we find a tiny sliver of hope.
MB: USA in group with Germany, Portugal, and Ghana for the World Cup

2013 European XC Is Sunday *Final Entries *Live Stream Will Be Here Sunday Morning *Timetable


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The Week That Was

LRC Weekly Recap: The Guts/Collapse Of Georgetown, The Most Unlikely All-Americans, The Mysterious Mark Wetmore, Dathan Ritzenhein 2.0, And Kenya 500x Greater Than The USA? Our weekly recap took a Thanksgiving week break last week so this week we spend most of our time taking one last look at the 2013 NCAA Cross-Country Championships. We give out awards to most unlikely All-Americans (Aaron Nelson, Trent Lusignan and Emma-Lisa Murphy), and most improved/comeback performer (Sammy Silva) before wondering if Ben Saarel is Dathan Ritzenhein 2.0? Plus the mysterious Mark Wetmore and plenty of praise for the Kenyan and Japanese marathoners who excelled yet again at Fukuoka.