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DBR- Why Jesse Owens' Career Was Cut Short- May 10, 2015
Note that this piece was published almost 15 years ago. It has no particular significance leading us to link to it, other than the fact that we came across it and thought it was a sad bit of history that was worth repeating…
DBR- T&FN's All-Time Relay Rankings, Part 6- May 10, 2015
The top-scoring men's sprint medley team isn't one of the traditional big-conference powerhouses: it's Texas Southern. Check out the ratings starting from 1957…
DBR- T&FN Looks Back At The World Relays Baton Fest- May 10, 2015
From the crowd's sonic supercharge of the very first heat on Day 1 to the climactic 4x4 at meet’s end, World Relays 2 was a jolly good show. And a couple suggestions for 2017…
DBR- After A Year Off, Wheating Says He Feels Great- May 9, 2015
At 27, the 2-time Olympian says, "I'm still a child at heart, but I'm an adult now. I hve to adjust to a different form of running"…
DBR- Rio Olympics Sound Like An Expensive Mess- May 9, 2015
Stephen Eisenhammer of Reuters notes that just about every Games has a doomsday scenario on being ready in time, but says, "Rio 2016 may, though, end up being one of global sport's closest calls yet"…
DBR- Madison Wiltrout Sets HSR In The Javelin- May 9, 2015
No prep girl has ever thrown the spear farther than the Connellsville, Pennsylvania, soph did on Thursday with her 185-8 on her first attempt. The competition had to be delayed 20 minutes while they certified the distance…
DBR- The Weekend's Best Matchups- May 8, 2015
With the pro season getting "serious" in Kingston on Saturday, superfan Jesse Squire has no fewer than 15 head-to-heads for your consideration…
DBR- On The Campaign Trail With Bubka & Coe- May 8, 2015
The two IAAF presidential hopefuls are in Australia at the Oceania Championships, with Bubka promising tracks and Coe pledging a "youth division" as part of their platforms…
DBR- Kevin Sully's Top 5 Speed Rankings- May 8, 2015
The Daily Relay rates the top international performers so far this year in the sprints and hurdles…