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- Episode 346: Strange Things
- Episode 345: Backtracking
- Episode 344: Fast Forwarded
- Episode 343: Running out the clock
- Episode 342: 4 More Years
- Episode 341: Olympic Recap with Malcolm Gladwell
- Episode 340: Olympic Recap Part 2: Men’s 800, Women’s 400, Men’s/Women’s steeplechase, Women’s 1500
- Episode 339: Olympic Recap: Men’s 400, Men’s 100, Women’s 10K
- Episode 338: Olympics Preview: Part 3
- Episode 337: Olympics Preview: Part 2
- Episode 336: Olympics Preview: Part 1
- Episode 335: Hardest team to make
- Episode 334: Firm Down For What
- Episode 333: Olympic Trials Day 9
- Episode 332: Olympic Trials Day 8
- Episode 331: Olympic Trials Day 7
- Episode 330: Olympic Trials Day 6
- Episode 329: Olympic Trials Day 5
- Episode 328: Olympic Trials Day 4
- Episode 327: Olympic Trials Day 3
Jason and Kevin talk with multi-event expert Frank Zarnowski about the heptathlon and decathlon competitions in Rio. Zarnowski discusses Ashton Eaton’s current form, the challenge of the Olympic schedule, key events in the women’s competition and the battle between Jessica Ennis-Hill and Brianne Thiesen-Eaton.
Then, the guys answer listener emails about summer track in the United States, Laura Muir’s chances for a medal in the 1500 and the two plus one qualification system.
Jason and Kevin discuss Keni Harrison’s world record, the debate around the U.S. selection process, Usain Bolt’s first race post-injury, Mo Farah and Laura Muir’s aggressive victories in London and Sandi Morris’s American record in the pole vault.
Then, the guys touch on the IOC’s strange decision on Russia, the Lyles brothers going pro and Olympic betting odds
Jason and Kevin reconvene to discuss their final thoughts on the Olympic Trials, David Rudisha’s negative split, Caster Semenya’s 400/800 Olympic double, the brewing Genzebe Dibaba controversy, Usain Bolt’s return to the track and Sanya Richards-Ross in the broadcast booth.
Chris Chavez of Sports Illustrated and Jonathan Gault from Let’s Run join Jason and Kevin to talk about Allyson Felix missing the 200m team, crazy finishes in the men’s and women’s 1500’s, what’s going to happen with the women’s 5k team and final takeaways from the Olympic Trials.
NBC OlympicTalk’s Nick Zaccardi joins Jason and Kevin to discuss Bernard Lagat’s upset victory in the 5000m, Justin Gatlin and Lashawn Merritt’s 1-2 finish in the 200m, Devon Allen’s Olympic podium potential. Then, Nick tries his hand at some 2004 Olympic track and field trivia.
Kevin and Jason break down all the action from Day 7 of the Olympic Trials including Keni Harrison’s shocking loss, Lashawn Merritt’s World Leading 200m, an eventful steeplechase and the ramifications from the 1500m semifinals.
Jason and Kevin are joined by Sports Illustrated’s Tim Layden to discuss the health of Usain Bolt, Allyson Felix’s prospects for the 200m, the fascinating women’s 800m, the contrasting styles of Clayton Murphy and Boris Berian, Justin Gatlin’s psyche, the ability of a track and field athlete to be a major star in the United States and much more.
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Jason and Kevin catch up on listener emails from the first four days of action and the Olympic Trials. Before that, Kevin chats with hall of fame coach Tom Heinonen about racing Pre, setting a “world record” in Mexico, running in Chile during the coup in the 1970s and much more.
Kevin and Jason are joined by Sara Germano of the Wall Street Journal to discuss the dramatic women’s 800m, Clayton Murphy’s upset victory in the mens 800m, the high stakes of racing in the Olympic Trials, the Boris Berian/Nike situation and more.
Kevin and Jason talk with NBC’s Ato Boldon about Allyson Felix’s clutch final 150 meters, Lashawn Merritt’s continued dominance, coaching Natasha Hastings to an Olympic berth, the lightning quick times in the women’s 100m, Justin Gatlin’s preparations for Rio, Usain Bolt’s injury status and Keni Harrison’s chances at a world record in the high hurdles.