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DBR- USATF's Annual Meeting Begins On Tuesday- November 30, 2014
Here's the home page for what's in the cards for Anaheim between December 2nd and 5th, with some contentious legislation battles expected…
DBR- The Magic Number? How About $5 Billion- November 30, 2014
The USOC is still mulling over a 2024 Olympic bid, but if it does put forth a candidate, its bid is supposed to stay in billions that can be counted on one hand…
DBR- Bring Back The Mile Thanks The IAAF- November 29, 2014
The international governing body earns praise for adding mile qualifying standards for the World Championships. Dare we now dream of a mile at the NCAA Championships?…
DBR- "When Running Was Young And So Were We"- November 28, 2014
Christopher Kelsall of athleticsillustrated.com reviews an insightful book on the U.S. distance scene of the Golden Era of the '70s by noted chronicler Jack D. Welch…
DBR- Who Is Sarah Kettel & Why Is She Winning So Much?- November 28, 2014
Jeff Hollobaugh looks at the home-schooled Michigander who won the NXN Midwest Regional after being only 96th a year ago…
DBR- "The Beer MIle Keeps Track & Field Weird"- November 28, 2014
Dan Gentile of the Austin Chronicle takes a look at next week's first-ever Beer Mile World Championships and says, "This is a real thing"…
DBR- Coe Confirms He'll Run For IAAF Presidency- November 27, 2014
Fellow vice-president Sergey Bubka is expected to be the only one to run against the former middle-distance star…
DBR- More Official Rules Of Thanksgiving Touch Football- November 27, 2014
Our annual turkey day foray into something totally non-track, but of amusement to U.S. viewers. Penned by humorist Jason Gay of the Wall Street Journal…  
DBR- A History Of The NCAA Championships Since 1921- November 27, 2014
The updated men's version of this classic T&FN compilation, with all scorers in every meet from 1921 through 2014 (women to follow)…