Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 8/9/12
Following his dominating wins in the 100M and 200M sprints in London, Usain Bolt had some words for former American Olympic champion, Carl Lewis. Back in 2008, Lewis told Sports Illustrated: “I think there are some issues. No one is accusing anyone. But don’t live by a different rule and expect the same kind of respect.  For someone to run 10.03 one year and 9.69 the next, if you don’t question that … you’re a fool. Period.” After winning the 200M Thursday, Bolt became the only Olympian ever to win the 100M and 200M in back-to-back Olympics (he won both in Beijing in 2008 and in London in 2012).  Lewis came close in 1984 and 1988 taking the gold in both 100M dashes, but he went gold-silver in the 200.   Bolt ran an Olympic record 9.63 in the 100 and a 19.32 in the 200, so he was obviously feeling good about himself. Bolt spoke off the cuff at Olympic Stadium Thursday saying that “Everyone has forgotten about him (Lewis).”  Lewis had recently questioned whether Bolt could repeat what he
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