September 17, 2023
World Records, American Records, & More: 8 Thoughts on a Wild Day 2 of the 2023 Prefontaine Classic
Gudaf Tsegay surprised with a 5000 WR as Athing Mu surprised with an American record and win. Grant Fisher got an AR but was beat while Mondo was Mondo and a whole lot more.
September 07, 2022
2022 DL Final Day 1: Kenyans Nicholas Kipkorir & Beatrice Chebet Kick to 5K Wins as Kovacs Moves to #2 All-Time
Americans Grant Fisher and Alicia Monson were 3rd and 6th, respectively. Kovacs (23.23m) became just the fourth man to throw 23+. *MB: Official Zurich DL Finale Day 1 Discussion Thread
June 18, 2021
Men’s Shot Put: Ryan Crouser SHATTERS 31-Year-Old World Record
The first world record at the newly-renovated Hayward Field has fallen on the first day of the 2020 US Olympic Track and Field Trials -- and it was set by an Oregon native. Ryan Crouser crushed the men's shot put world record by 25 centimeters (9+ inches).
February 06, 2020
Ranking the Top 10 Events at the 2020 NYRR Millrose Games
From Allyson Felix and Grant Holloway in the sprints, to Joe Kovacs and Ryan Crouser in the throws, to Donavan Brazier, Filip Ingebrigtsen, and new phenom Jemma Reekie in the middle distances, studs will be everywhere in NYC on Saturday. *MB: Official 2020 NYRR Millrose Games Discussion Thread
January 25, 2019
What Do Shot Putters Eat? A Dozen Eggs, A Pound of Red Meat, & 4,500 to 5,500 Calories a Day According to Joe Kovacs
Joe Kovacs eats a dozen eggs for breakfast, pound of steak for dinner, 4,500 to 5,500 calories.
August 06, 2017
2017 Worlds Day 3: Tori Bowie Wins 100 to Complete US Sweep as Joe Kovacs (Shot Put) & Sandi Morris (Pole Vault) Earn Silver
May 25, 2017
2017 Prefontaine Classic Saturday Preview: What A Meet - Is This The Greatest Pre Classic Ever?
Some of the events at the 2017 Pre Classic are without a doubt better than the 2017 Rio Olympic finals. We're so excited we even preview the men's pole vault and women's 200 but we also will see a loaded women's 1500 with Faith Kipyegon, Laura Muir and Jenny Simpson and possibly the youngest sub-4 mile in history.
May 24, 2017
WTW: Yohan Blake is BACK, A College Woman Runs 14:51, Why The 2020 Trials Shouldn't Be In Eugene, Joanie Turns 60 & More
Plus we point out a high school meet in Georgia produced more World Championship qualifiers than the USATF Distance Classic and praise an American who won an international marathon last week.
August 11, 2016
The Friends and Family Guide To Track & Field At The 2016 Summer Olympics: Bolt's Swan Song, Hyperandrogenism & Everything Else You Need To Know To Get Ready For Rio
The track and field action in Rio starts tomorrow. Do you now know what's going on but want to learn? Read this.
September 15, 2015
Week That Was - Paula's Blood Values, Asafa Powell's 100th Sub 10, Doping, Animal House and Nike, Props to the NYRR and Kyle Merber, Knockout Races and More
We had the Diamond League finale and the 5th Avenue Mile last week, but there was a ton of other interesting news and we break it down for you.
July 17, 2015
Rest of Monaco: A Guy You've Never Heard of From Bosnia Runs 1:42.51, Boris Borian Runs 1:43.34, The Clean World Record in the Shot Put by Kovacs? and Ghribi Runs World Leading Steeple
Some dude you've never heard of (Amel Tuka) ran 1:42.51, Boris Berian of the US went 1:43.34, Joe Kovacs threw a bomb in the shot, Justin Gatlin kept winning, Ghribi led a world leading parade in the steeple as Emma Coburn had another sub par race.