Gold Medal For Being Fast and Having The Best Name In Sports

6/1/08 in Track and Field   |   CriticalFanatic   |   respect

Step aside N'ail Diggs, Usain Bolt officially has the best name in sports. Headline writers are already eagerly awaiting all the possib...

Higher Than Allison Stokke and Melanie Adams, But Not Hotter

5/19/08 in Track and Field   |   CriticalFanatic   |   respect

Some female you've never heard of before went out this weekend and posted the second highest vault ever recorded and then broke her own record ...

Another Steroid User Gets Prison Time, Although Not For Anything Steroid Related

5/16/08 in Track and Field   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

A few of you out there may remember Tim Montgomery. If you read Game of Shadows, then you know he was more or less a willing guinea pig for Vict...

Outfits That You Should Never Wear For Marathons

4/13/08 in Track and Field   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

It would be understandable if you didn't know that the London Marathon was going on yesterday, considering most of you reading this probably aren...

Melanie Adams: We're Afraid Allison Stokke Has Some Very Stiff Pole-Vaulting Competition

3/18/08 in Track and Field   |   CriticalFanatic   |   respect

We love Allison Stokke very much, but we're afraid she's been vaulted over by a very, very hot and ambitious Aussie named Melanie Adams. Whi...

Marathoner Haile Gebrselassie Is Ordered To Run In Beijing And To Like It

3/14/08 in Track and Field   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

You may remember last week that Ethiopian marathoner Haile Gebrselassie, one of the favorites to win the gold in the Olympics, decided to pull ...

The Longest Uncomfortable Pause In Sports Announcing History

3/4/08 in Track and Field   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

Ah yes, there's nothing like a racist comment during a sports broadcast to cause a super uncomfortable pause. This excruciatingly long paus...

Chicago Marathon Featured Two Dramatic Finishes, One Tragic Death

10/8/07 in Track and Field   |   CriticalFanatic   |   respect

I don't watch a whole lot of marathons for obvious reasons, but I can safely say this year's Chicago race likely featured the best c...