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DBR- 40 Years After Pre's Death Mysteries Still Linger- May 26, 2015
"What caused Pre's fateful car crash?" asks Mark Baker of the Eugene Register-Guard
DBR- USTFCCCA's National Championships Central- May 26, 2015
All the links you could want regarding all facets of all the divisions climactic meets for 2015…
DBR- The SportAccord/IOC Drama Deepens- May 25, 2015
David Owen of insidethegames.biz takes a detailed look at the ramifications of Marcus Vizer's version of Agenda 2020, which has a lot to do with Olympic revenue…
DBR- SportAccord Head Wants Prize Money In Olympics- May 22, 2015
Marius Vizer's 20-point agenda for reform includes the radical suggestion that athletes on the Games podium deserve more than medals and a bouquet of flowers…
DBR- On Boston: "What We Have Here Is A Bait & Switch"- May 21, 2015
One suggestion Alan Abrahamson has for the USOC: "Admit Boston was a mistake. Be humble. They like it around Lausanne and elsewhere when Americans admit to humility. Endure one bad week, PR-wise"...
DBR- Legacy Child Christina Aragon #5 Ever In 1500- May 21, 2015
Johanna Gretschel of milesplit.com profiles the 4:16.36 performer from Montana, whose father Chuck was a sub-4:00 miler for Notre Dame in the early '80s…
DBR- Jeff Johnson On What Makes Pre So Special- May 20, 2015
The author—who has the distinction of being the first employee of both Track & Field News and Nike—shares his remembrances of the Oregon great as the 40th anniversary of his passing approaches…
DBR- Sports Genes: What Makes Great Athletes- May 20, 2015
When it comes to it, writes Jon Entine, "If there is anything we can be sure, the athletes that win won’t always be the hardest working or the best coached. At the most elite level, the victory is contested by those with the best genes"…
DBR- Vaulter Megan Clark Finally Settling Down- May 20, 2015
The daughter of a career Army officer, when Clark completed the spring semester at Duke earlier this month, she set a new PR for academic longevity with three consecutive years at the same school…