Wind-aided? No, these performances were decibel-aided
EUGENE, Ore. -- WHAT DID YOU SAY? HUH? I'M SORRY, I CAN'T HEAR YOU! COULD YOU PLEASE SPEAK UP?! NO, THE CONNECTION IS FINE, BUT I'M AT A TRACK MEET IN EUGENE! IT'S KIND OF LIKE BEING AT A CAR RACE IN TALLADEGA!
There. That's a little better.
I'm standing inside a porta-potty outside Hayward Field. Actually, it's a porta-potty suite. Seriously. That's what it says on the wall. A suite. And it does have multiple stalls and urinals, which are all necessary considering ...
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OLYMPIC TRACK AND FIELD TRIALS
Where: At Hayward Field, Eugene, Ore.
When: June 27-July 6
At stake: Top three finishers in each final earn berth on U.S. Olympic team for Beijing.
SUNDAY, JULY 6• Gay to limit training after muscle strain
• Felix cruises in women's 200, Dix tops men
SATURDAY, JULY 5• Race walkers get no respect
• Leg injury quashes Johnson's Olympic dreams
• Gay tumbles during 200-meter heat, injured
• More on Gay's injury, chances for Games
FRIDAY, JULY 4• Felix, Gay advance at trials; Goucher wins 5,000
THURSDAY, JULY 3• Merritt upsets Wariner at Olympic trials
MONDAY, JUNE 30• Olympian Lagat to represent U.S. in 5,000 meters
• Smoky haze settles over U.S. Olympic track trials
SUNDAY, JUNE 29• Gay qualifies for Olympics with wind-aided 9.68
SATURDAY, JUNE 28• Gay recovers, advances, breaks U.S. 100 record
FRIDAY, JUNE 27• Hooker wins 100-meter qualifier
• Flanagan, Goucher, Begley claim 10,000 spots