August 07, 2012
"My kick has always been there. Ever since I was maybe 12-years-old, I've had this major gift from God. I guess sometimes it's just been kind of overlooked."
By David Leon Moore, USA TODAY
LONDON – The race was run by someone who a day earlier had been kicked out of the Olympics. That alone...
August 06, 2012
Ex-UO star moves on to 1500 final but Wheating does not
By Curtis Anderson, The Register-Guard
LONDON — Matthew Centrowitz is such an intuitive racer that he never seems to find trouble on the track.
On Sunday, however, during the semifinal heats of the 1500 meters at the London Olympics,...
July 30, 2012
An Olympic medal eluded his dad in 1976. Today, Matthew Centrowitz aims to fulfill the family dream.
By John Brant, Runner's World
Several times a week, the most accomplished father-son duo in the history of middle-distance racing engages in a transcontinental telephone call, continuing a...
July 20, 2012
'Centro-nation' signs pop up in Arnold for Matthew Centrowitz
By WBAL-TV 11
ARNOLD, Md. - A star runner from Anne Arundel County will make his Olympic debut next month -- and his mother can't wait.
Matthew Centrowitz, 22, will be compete in the 1500-m track and field event on Aug. 3 with...
July 14, 2012
Broadneck grad and son of an Olympian knows the meaning of running on the biggest stage
By Chris Korman, The Baltimore Sun
Matt Centrowitz Sr. does not recall ever sitting down with his son Matthew Centrowitz to regale him with tales of being an Olympian, or to explain the thrill and...
July 02, 2012
By Ken Goe, The Oregonian
EUGENE, Ore. -- After Matthew Centrowitz finished second in Sunday's 1,500-meter final in the U.S. Olympic Trials at Hayward Field, he was asked about the knee injury he suffered this spring.
Centrowitz brushed it off as a "minor setback."
He wasn't telling the...
April 13, 2012
By Amy Shipley, The Washington Post
Father and son laugh about it now. The father, in fact, seems to delight in recalling his son’s monumental misjudgment and subsequent collapse in his first Mile as a freshman at Broadneck High. The young Matthew Centrowitz boldly took the lead from the start...
February 11, 2012
By Ryan Goldberg, New York Times
NEW YORK - At the 105th Millrose Games, which were held at the Armory for the first time on Saturday, Matt Centrowitz showed why he is considered one of the rising stars of American middle-distance runners with an electrifying victory in the Wanamaker Mile.
February 02, 2012
By Pat Graham, ESPN / AP Sports
Rising middle-distance runner Matthew Centrowitz is chasing his father's footsteps with a chance for everything to come full circle on Oregon's famed oval track.
It was at Hayward Field, nearly 36 years ago, that Matt Centrowitz -- a brash kid from New York...
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