Yohan Blake isn't here?

That's the gossip, at least. The star Jamaican high schooler isn't on St. Jago's team for today's boys 4x100-meter heats.

I asked one of the Jamaican journalists seated next to me, Paul Reid of the Jamaica Observer. why Blake isn't running today.

"We don't know," he said. "He might be here, but he won't run until Saturday."

Here's Reid's story on Blake, as well as two more dispatches about Jamaican runners filed yesterday from Franklin Field.