August 09, 2022
2022 Monaco DL Preview: World Champs Square Off, and Is the Women's 1500 WR Under Threat?
What a meet. When this meet is over the American 3000 record may be history as well as the women's 1500 WR. Plus we get Noah Lyles vs Michael Norman and Erriyon Knighton in the 200, Emmanuel Korir vs Jake Wightman in the 1000, SAFP vs Shericka Jackson in the 200. *MB: Offiical 2022 Monaco DL Discussion thread: Will Grant Fisher break the 3000 AR, Will Faith Kipyegon break the 1500 WR?
August 08, 2022
2022 Gyulai István Memorial Results: Erriyon Knighton 19.88, SAFP 10.67, Jasmine Camacho-Quinn 12.27w
Fast wins from Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (10.67, +1.3) and Jasmine Camacho-Quinn (12.27, +2.4) turned heads as did Erriyon Knighton getting his first European win in a 19.88 meet record (+0.8).
July 06, 2022
Counting Down the 10 Most Exciting Stories at the 2022 World Championships
Can Grant Fisher medal? Can Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce win global titles 14 years apart? And how about a Noah Lyles-Erriyon Knighton rematch? Worlds is going to be sick. * MB: It's less than 10 days to 2022 Worlds. Here are JG's top 10 storylines. What events are you most into?
June 26, 2022
Noah Lyles Three-Peats as US 200m Champion, Sending a Message to his Doubters – and to Erriyon Knighton
Lyles and Knighton were both brilliant, but it was the veteran Lyles who prevailed in the US 200m final in 19.67 to Knighton's 19.69, pointing across Knighton's chest on the way in.
May 18, 2022
The Eight Most Interesting Track Storylines to Follow in 2022
From world record chases to era-defining rivalries, here are the eight stories Jonathan Gault will be following closely throughout the 2022 track season. *MB Here are the 8 storylines I'll be watching most closely in track in 2022. What are yours?
June 28, 2021
Day 10 Recap: 17-Year-Old Erriyon Knighton Makes Olympic Team in 200, JuVaughn Harrison Completes HJ-LJ Double
HS junior Knighton broke the world U20 record again (19.84) as Noah Lyles won the 200 in 19.74. Harrison PR'd in the long jump (8.47 meters) after clearing 2.33m to win the high jump.
May 05, 2021
Which American Athletes Were Helped -- And Hurt -- the Most by the Olympic Postponement?
Athing Mu is certainly one of the athletes better-positioned to make the Olympic team in 2021 than she would have been in 2020. The opposite is true for Jenny Simpson. We run through some of the other athletes whose stock has risen -- or declined.
May 03, 2021
Holy Crap, 17-Year-Olds Erriyon Knighton (9.99*) and Jaylen Slade (10.03*/20.20) Just Ran Insanely Fast
Knighton became just the third US high schooler to break 10 in the 100 under any conditions, though the +2.7 tailwind means his time won't count for record purposes. Slade followed up his wind-aided 100 with a wind-legal 20.20 200m, good for #5 on the all-time HS list. MB: Holy Crap, 17-Year-Olds Erriyon Knighton (9.99*) and Jaylen Slade (10.03*/20.20) Ran Insanely Fast Yesterday