Marathoner Tyler McCandless Responds To His Removal From US Team For Pan American Games
"I never thought that accepting a nomination to the Pan Am Games would end in heartbreak ... Humiliated, heart broken, and shattered are words to describe my feelings right now.
*MB: USATF accidentally gives Craig Leons Pan Am spot to Tyler McCandless. Should TrackTy give up slot?
Five Things to Watch at the 2015 Pan American Games
Track events start on Tuesday and there will be some star power in the 100/200 with hometown phenom Andre De Grasse. The men's 5,000 (Cam Levins, Garrett Heath, David Torrence, Juan Luis Barrios) figures to be exciting, as does the women's 800, which features three sub-1:58 women, led by Alysia Montaño. Plus Andrew Wheating, Kyle Merber and Nate Brannen in the 1500, PPP in the TJ & David Oliver in the 110 hurdles.