The CHill Zone of T&F: Conway's View From the Finish Line

What are the Sport’s Best Rivalries?

Sep 18th, 2012
6:16 am PST

Coming off a successful Olympics and 2012 season, it’s time to take a look at how the sport can improve moving forward. One of the glaring problems in the past few seasons in my opinion has been the false start rule which I addressed a couple of days ago. When I listen to what other people are saying, one of the biggest complaints that many people have about the sport of track and field is the lack of head to head competition among the sport's best athletes Read More...

On The Fly Update

Jul 10th, 2012
9:14 am PST

Like I said in my last post, things are happening fast, with the Games literally around the corner. Had surgery earlier today (gall bladder removal) and as I lay here at 3:00am unable to sleep it's me and the tablet and track and field catching up on a few things I missed this weekend. Let's start with the Russian champs which rank up there with the US, Kenya, and Jamaican meets for Games' impact Read More...

Trials Day 3 – Redemption Sunday

Jun 25th, 2012
8:06 am PST

Today's agenda was short but sweet - 8 events, 7 finals and 1 semi. But when the names involved include Cantwell, Hoffa, Gay, Gatlin, Richards Ross, Merritt, Wariner, and Suhr you're talking about one high powered afternoon. Not to mention a lot of athletes looking for redemption - and most got just that Read More...

8 Must See Trials Events

Apr 28th, 2012
7:58 am PST

I'm getting antsy, it's Friday night and no big results can be found - everything major will be happening Saturday. So my mind is wandering in the direction of the Trials. After all, once the smoke clears everything comes down to two meets this year - National Trials and the Olympic Games.In some countries the Trials may be the years most important meet, beside if you don't get past the Trials you'll never see the Games - at least not from the stadium in London Read More...

Kansas Gets Things Rolling Early

Apr 20th, 2012
6:35 am PST

Weekend results are coming in early as the Kansas Relays have already gotten started with some "Downtown" events. On Wednesday evening the shot putters were up, throwing in a ring placed in the middle of downtown Lawrence. The result was a stunning competition as Reese Hoffa (21.73m / 71' 3 Read More...