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Sanya Richards-Ross accelerated through the stretch to win the Olympic 400-meter race Sunday for the first U.S. gold in track and field at the London Games.
Capping a four-year wait for a second chance with the finish she wanted, Richards-Ross won in 49.55 to edge out the defending champion, Christine Ohuruogu of Britain, who finished in 49.70.
American DeeDee Trotter finished third in 49.72.
Richards-Ross ran to the stands and hugged her husband, Jacksonville Jaguars defensive back Aaron Ross, a quite different scene from 2008 in Beijing, when she finished third and was found crying under the stands at the Bird's Nest.
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Jacksonville Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey combined football and the Olympic Games on Sunday.
Returning to the field for the first time since Friday night's scrimmage, Mularkey ended practice a little early and invited the 1,200 fans in attendance to join the players and coaches inside EverBank Field to watch the finals of the women's 400 meters.
Sanya Richards-Ross, wife...
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Sanya Richards-Ross wore her Olympic gold medal around her neck late into the night, got a few hours of sleep, said goodbye to her husband and then headed back to the track.
She put the celebration on hold.
When it resumes, it could just be twice as nice.
Richards-Ross, who won gold in the women's 400 meters Sunday, returned to Olympic Stadium the following day and advanced...
Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon signed a four-year deal worth about $18.5 million and took part in his first practice at training camp.
Blackmon must have three days of non-contact practice before he's allowed to put on full pads. Coach Mike Mularkey said after practice Tuesday that Blackmon will not play in the first preseason game Friday against the New York Giants.
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Fresh off destroying the competition in the Men’s 100m final at the London Olympics, Usain Bolt was deluged with interview requests by various media outlets, as was to be expected. During one such interview, the medal ceremony for the women’s 400m started to take place, and Bolt stopped the Spanish reporter’s line of questioning so that the pair could respectfully listen...
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