01 Jul '12, 6pm

The TV Trials, June 30, by James Dunaway, note by Larry Eder: Wallace Spearmon, photo by PhotoRun.netAries Merri...

The TV Trials, June 30, by James Dunaway, note by Larry Eder: Wallace Spearmon, photo by PhotoRun.netAries Merri...

When the show led off with three semi-finals in the men's 200 meters, it seems to me that the announce team was not at the top of its form. In Heat One, as they came off the turn, we heard, "Spearman is in the lead," when in fact he was no better than equal second. In Heat Two, we heard, "Darvis Patton is running well," which was true enough, but Patton was a two meters or so behind Maurice Mitchell. And at the start of Heat 3, when Shawn Crawford raised his hand while they were on their marks, none of the announcers noted that the reason they were so long on their marks was that one of the other starters took his own sweet time settling into the blocks (15-20 seconds), and that when they were called to their marks again, one of the assistant starters told the slowpoke to step it up. All this was visible to us on the TV screen at home, but it wasn't mentioned by the announ...

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