This is Coffee with Larry for Saturday, August 11, 2023.

Coffee with Larry is our almost daily coverage of the sport of athletics, posted on RunBlogRun.

Our topics:

1. More thoughts on Michael Payton, Payton Group, and his passing.
2. Budapest is just a week away!
3. Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone is out, and Athing Mu is up in the air; what is going on?
4. Coaches are looking at the challenges of five years in a row of major championships.
5. US team in Budapest will be excellent. Depth is outrageous.