Home
  Contests and Giveaways
  Hobby Headlines
  Hobby Articles
  Box Breaks
  Product Reviews
  Collector Corner
  Sports Cards
  Non-Sports Cards
  Collectibles
  Forums
  Gallery
  Blogs
  Chat
  Trivia
  FAQ
  Contact Us
  NPN Offers
  Price Guides
  Grading
  Supplies
  Software
  Card Calendar
  Show Calendar
  Team Addresses
  Collecting Tips
  Marketplace
  eBay
Custom Search

Welcome, Guest. The Collector Zone is a free community for trading card collectors - both sports and non-sports. There are forums for all of the major sports, non-sports, autographs and other hobby-related information. In addition, there are areas to trade, buy and sell with other collectors. Our members have now completed over 48,125 collector-to-collector transactions using our easy-to-use Transaction Manager.

With over 30,500 collectors and over 2,750,000 posts, there's plenty of ways to get involved with the other members - either in discussions or with trading. So, are you ready to join and start meeting other collectors?

If you're not a member, click here: Register


If you're already a member, login here:


 
Reply to this topicStart new topicStart Poll

Outline · [ Standard ] · Linear+

> US men's relay team suffer similarfate than Bejing

2000 rushing yards
post Aug 22 2009, 02:17 PM
Post #1

HOF/ #1 TCC Orioles Collector
Group Icon

Posts: 21,154
Joined: 17-August 06
From: Jersey: it's not a state. It's a way of life.
First Name: Joe
Transactions: 174
(View: Pending | Failed)

Awards:
Member of the Month — October 2008

Ustream.TV:

View Gallery

View Trading and Marketplace Topics

Create Transaction


http://sports.yahoo.com/olympics/news?slug...ov=ap&type=lgns

QUOTE
BERLIN (AP)—Soon after turning in the fastest time, the United States was disqualified from the 400-meter men’s relay at the world championships Friday for passing the baton outside the zone.

The botched race follows the fumbled the exchange at the Beijing Olympics last summer.

The United States’ appeal, citing inconclusive video footage, was rejected.

“The team has been disqualified,” IAAF spokeswoman Anna Legnani said. “The jury of appeal has upheld the decision.”

With memories of Beijing still fresh, the relay team took a cautious approach, making slow and safe exchanges. The final pass, however, between Shawn Crawford and Darvis Patton was determined to have come outside the zone.

Patton was part of the blown exchange in Beijing, along with Tyson Gay, who didn’t run Friday because of a groin injury.

Before the disqualification, the U.S. was in line for a showdown in the finals with Usain Bolt and the Jamaicans on Saturday.

“My thing is safe baton passes in the semis,” Crawford said moments after the race. “When it comes to the finals, just let it all out.”

After the race, Patton said he doesn’t give the bad exchange from Beijing a moment’s thought. Running the anchor leg Friday, he grabbed the baton and simply took off.

“If you dwell on the past, I think it can hamper your progress,” Patton said.

The exchange between Patton and Crawford wasn’t even the dicey one.

That was the pass from Mike Rodgers to Crawford. Crawford slowed way down, making sure he had a firm grip before taking off.


4370 Orioles cards and counting.... 4000 has come!! Now off for 5000!
user posted image
user posted image
I sell/trade team lots shoot me a PM for more info,

What I am looking for:
Washington Capitals
Baltimore Orioles
Baltimore Ravens
Andrew Bynum


TRADELIST ON PHOTOBUCKET
For all of your NPN needs! Upper Deck's NPN site[/size]

MLB Team:
NBA Team:
NFL Team:
NHL Team:
User is offlinePMUsers Website
Profile Card
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post

Reply to this topicTopic OptionsStart new topic
1 User(s) are reading this topic (1 Guests and 0 Anonymous Users)
0 Members:
 

Lo-Fi Version Time: 25th April 2014 - 01:35 AM
  

Partner
Sportlots.com

Affiliate

Affiliate
BCW Supplies

 
 
 
Copyright © 2000-2014 Trading Card Central. All rights reserved.   Advertise  Partners  Links  About Us  Contact Us