26 Feb '14, 2am

athletes,

athletes,

by Jon Gugala and LetsRun.com February 25, 2014 If the no DQ, yes DQ, no DQ saga in the women’s 3,000 and the perhaps phantom DQ of Andrew Bumbalough and the near fight between fellow Nike coaches Alberto Salazar and Jerry Schumacher after the men’s 3,000 at the 2014 USA Indoors wasn’t enough drama for you already, we’ve got even more drama from this weekend. LetsRun.com had previously reported that after the men’s 3,000, Salazar had allegedly got in the face of one of Schumacher’s athletes and yelled at him. Now we know who that athlete is and some of the alleged details. Agent Tom Ratcliffe has come on record and claimed that Nike Oregon Project coached Alberto Salazar verbally berated 2008 US Olympic flag-bearer Lopez Lomong after the race. In an email to reporter Jon Gugala , he wrote: “The more troubling aspect of this saga (the men’s 3,000 race) is Rupp’s coach’s ver...

Full article: http://www.letsrun.com/news/2014/02/lopez-lomong-happy-ve...

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