Ben Blankenship Regroups After Missing World Team by .02 Seconds

Hirsute Miler finished heartbreaking fourth at USA Outdoor Championships.

By Lindsay...

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Miler Jim Ryun’s 50-year-old upset of Peter Snell still a magic moment in history

In an age when track & field was more popular in the U.S. than the NBA, NHL and what is now...

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Grand Blanc’s Fisher is prep person of year — by a Mile

Fisher was an easy choice for the annual award given to someone connected to the world of high...

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Jenny Simpson Rolling Toward Beijing

I wanted to experience what she did—it was, “If she can do it, I can do it.” So that moment with...

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Jenny Simpson Rolling Toward Beijing

July 03, 2015

I wanted to experience what she did—it was, “If she can do it, I can do it.” So that moment with Shalane in 2008 was really important for me.

By Jon Hendershott, Track & Field News

Two-time Worlds 1500 medal winner Jenny Simpson, the 2011 global champion as well as twice an Olympian,...

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With drums pounding and fans lining the track, Robby Andrews gets the standard

July 03, 2015

There was no jostling, just a straight line the whole the way. I sat on the cheese the whole time. Everything worked out the best way it possibly could.

By Ken Goe, The Oregonian

Spurred on by several hundred fans and an dance team, Robby Andrews did what he needed to do Thursday night in the...

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Leo Manzano headed to World Championships with Team USA

July 02, 2015

“You can be the best guy coming into those races, and then for some reason, something happens....When you make it to the final, just believe because anything can happen.”

By Jennifer Fierro, Daily Trib

Marble Falls High School graduate Leonel Manzano made his seventh Team USA squad June 27...

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Andrews’ kick does the trick at USATF national championships

July 02, 2015

“I didn’t know I had it until the line. This is my first world team, and I couldn’t be happier. I’ve been waiting for this for a long time. Races like this make all the sacrifices worth it.”

By Tim Morris, The Independent

Robby Andrews’ running career has been one of electrifying kicks at the...

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