Olympic Finals: Saturday, August 4

Each day I will be listing the medal competitions for the day, along with which athletes from the United States are competing in that event. Today’s Olympic Finals in Track & Field are: Men’s 20 Kilometer Race Walk at 12:00 PM EDT Trevor Barron...

Olympic Finals: Friday, August 3

Each day I will be listing the medal competitions for the day, along with which athletes from the United States that are competing in that event. Today’s Olympic Finals in Track & Field are: Men’s shot put at 3:30 PM EDT Christian Cantwell Reese Hoffa...

Should Olympic Medalists Be Taxed?

Senator Marco Rubio introduced a bill yesterday that would exempt Olympic Athletes from being taxed for earning medals at the Games. Medalists earn an honorarium depending on their medal, $25,000 for a gold down to $10,000 for a bronze medal. The amount they are taxed...

Michelle Jenneke Loves the 100m Hurdles

Michelle Jenneke absolutely dominated heat 2 of the IAAF World Junior Championship last weekend in Barcelona with her 13.52. The video of her warmup and race performance was quickly forced to be taken down, but has since been put back up in slow motion and set to the...

Why Not Disqualify Bandits?

Consider this an open letter to Matt Nestor of the Columbia Tribune and all of the other people that think that banditing a race is okay. The news is starting to get a little old at this point and common sense says it shouldn’t even be addressed, but Matt...

Last Day to Win My Name is Big Book

Today is the last day to enter the first week’s contest at the 1 More Mile Challenge website. The prize is for a copy of the new book, My Name is Big. Entering is very easy, you only need to leave a comment on each of the first 4 updates of the challenge. Here...

Snowshoe the Brad – Snowshoe Racing in Maine

Snowshoe racing in Maine is quickly building up steam. From only 1 or 2 races a few years ago to there now being a second year of a 3 race series plus a handful of new races that have sprung up around the state over the last few years, there are plenty of...

1 More Mile – Day 3

Just a quick note that I’m now done with day 3 of the 1 More Mile Challenge and got in 3ΒΌ miles today. Even changed things up by shoveling the driveway after the run instead of before, ha ha! If you want to win a copy of the book, today’s update can be...