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    Beek's Blog: Surprise visitor to Modesto

    As two-time Olympic gold medalist Erin Cafaro was at the ballpark to throw out the first pitch, another champion - former Bulls' GM Jerry Krause - was in town as a special scout for the Diamondbacks.

    Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 6:43 PM

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    Beek's Blog: Dickerson fast-tracked to The Show

    Corey Dickerson, who opened the 2012 season as Modesto's starting right fielder, was added to the Colorado Rockies' roster on Friday.

    Friday, June 21, 2013 at 6:51 PM

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    Jon Olsen Blog, Finale: The journey to world champion

    As I sit here on the plane back to Modesto, I am reflecting back on the race and you couldn't have written a better script.

    Monday, May 13, 2013 at 3:34 PM

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    Jon Olsen Blog, Part 6: Of fear, a drug test and flying the flag

    I'm sitting in the hotel lobby. It's just me, my coffee, and my thoughts on this Friday morning the day before the IAU 24 Hour World Championships. It is normal to go through a variety of emotions the day before a race ... nervousness, e...

    Friday, May 10, 2013 at 2:27 PM

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    Jon Olsen Blog, Part 5: Kicking it in Steenbergen

    Hallelujah! I got a good night's sleep. After going to bed at near midnight, I woke up at 2 a.m., but I was able to get right back to sleep and sleep until about 7:30. After a good breakfast, I was able to receive some therapy for my hip.

    Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 3:58 PM

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    Jon Olsen Blog, Part 4: Working out the kinks

    After a series of naps last night, I was up and out the door by 9 this morning after a wonderful breakfast. It was a 15-minute walk to the train station. The morning wasn't completely uneventful as I wrenched my upper back this morning zippi...

    Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 11:01 AM

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    Jon Olsen Blog, Part 3: A long trip before the long run

    The long plane flight is always a dreaded part of the trip. Especially for a man that is battling piriformis issues such as myself. The key is to get up as often as you can to stretch and walk around.

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 1:59 PM

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    Jon Olsen Blog, Part 2: Preparing for the big race

    The trip has officially began as I sit here at a restaurant in the SFO airport consuming a bacon burger/fries and an Arnold Palmer. With my injury behind me, my focus now is solely on race preparations.

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 9:15 AM

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    Jon Olsen Blog, Part 1: It's off to the Netherlands

    I am heading to Steenbergen, Netherlands, for the IAU 24 Hour World Championships. I am packed, reviewed my itinerary, and am mentally getting my race strategy together. But I can't help but think about my leg injury.

    Monday, May 6, 2013 at 4:39 PM

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