Runner's World Daily News gets the rundown on all the weekend action – USATF indoor, conference meets, and major road action.
The IAAF revealed plans to replace the Golden League with a new 12-meet Diamond League. Personally, I'd prefer a Plutonium League. The major change: stars will be signed to a series contract and required to compete a minimum number of times, and all events will have equal chance at the overall jackpots. Two of the twelve meets will be in the USA!
The Chicago Marathon's major sponsor, Bank of America, appears to be staying on board, even as the bank inches towards nationalization.
WADA Prez John Fahey called on Spanish courts to release evidence related to its doping investigation known as Operation Puerto. We don't know if distance runners are involved but it's quite possible.
Usain Bolt ran two relay legs over the weekend in Jamaica.