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for the equalizer with six minutes remaining from wangzonghui's blog

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Not so fast, Usain Bolt. Nike Shox Clearance .Please dont run away from us after this Olympics. Dont even think about putting an end to the greatest show in track.The Olympics need you badly. The sport of track needs you desperately.On a beautiful night in Rio, the most beautiful sight at the Olympic Stadium had to be Bolt chasing down Justin Gatlin and pulling away to an unprecedented third straight Olympic gold in the race that crowns the fastest man on earth.Bolt preened like the superstar he is, then ran yet another race to back it up. Then he preened some more, much to the delight of those who came to watch history.I told you guys I wanted to set myself apart from everybody else, Bolt said. This is the Olympics that I have to do it at, so I came here focused and ready to go and it was brilliant.The golden shoes were a nice touch, but the gold medal was far more impressive. It was No. 7 over three Olympics for Bolt, and the odds are he will have two more before these Olympics come to a close.If that is truly the end, as Bolt has said it will be, he will go into the record books as the greatest sprinter ever. But Bolt has always been more than that, ever since he announced his dominance of the sport with three gold medals in his Olympic debut eight years ago in Beijing.The mere mention of his name Sunday night prompted roars in the stadium. The victory lap he took carrying a stuffed Olympic mascot was an added bonus, a chance for the crowd to stick around and show him some love.Several hundred of them stayed more than an hour after the race, chanting Bolts name and shrieking with excitement each time it appeared he might come out to acknowledge them.Hes the undisputed star of a sport that doesnt produce stars anymore, a runner so popular in his native Jamaica that he is often compared to the iconic reggae master Bob Marley.And as a runner who has never tested positive for anything, he may be the only thing holding together a sport so decimated by doping that the entire country of Russia was banned from track and field at these Olympics.Its hard to believe anything you see on the track anymore. Thats especially true in the 100, where Ben Johnson famously lost his gold medal in 1988 after a positive drug test, and where four of the five fastest men in the record books have also been caught doping.Believe it, though, when you see the magnificence of a runner so smooth and fast that nothing that made him this spectacular could have come out of a bottle.Hes so good he didnt flinch when afterward he was asked about being the greatest ever.Yeah, thats what Im here to prove. Thats what Im here to prove again and again. I just want to be among the greatest, so thats why I am here.Gatlin would have been heading toward a second Olympic gold in the 100 against anyone else, something that would not have pleased the crowd that booed him because of his doping suspension. This was a race viewed by many as good versus evil, though in track nothing is ever as simple as it looks.Bolt overcame his typically slow start to catch Gatlin just after the midway point of the race and pull away in what for him was a relatively slow time of 9.81 seconds. By the time he hit the finish line Bolt was pointing to his chest, where the only thing missing on his uniform was a Superman cape.Bolt would take a long, lingering victory lap around the stadium, finally stopping in one end to unlace his gold spikes and take selfies with fans. They wanted more, and he delivered once again, turning his yellow hat backward before kneeling down and doing his To the World pose.And over the loudspeakers, Marleys Jammin echoed through the stadium.Theatrical, yes, but thats Bolt. This is a guy, after all, who was last seen taking selfies as he danced the samba with a line of women at his press conference earlier in the week.Hes a showman extraordinaire and an athlete unparalleled. The combination is exquisite, with the only downside being the world only gets to see him this way once every four years.The only hope is that his retirement plans are as short as his races.---Tim Dahlberg is a national sports columnist for The Associated Press. Write to him at tdahlberg(at)ap.org or http://twitter.com/timdahlberg Nike Shox Clearance Sale . - NASCAR announced a 33-race schedule for the 2014 Nationwide Series with virtually no changes from this years slate. Nike Shox Shoes Outlet . 9. Price, heading to the 2014 Olympics for Canada, was named the First Star after posting wins in three starts with a 1.00 goals-against average and a .971 save percentage. http://www.shoxoutletshoesstore.com/ . -- Ohio States Urban Meyer has never had any issue acclimating to the biggest stages in college football. BERLIN -- Pressure is mounting on Werder Bremen coach Viktor Skripnik after his side surrendered the lead and lost its third straight game.Skripniks side was defeated 2-1 at home to Augsburg in the Bundesliga on Sunday. That came after a 6-0 rout by Bayern Munich on the opening weekend of the league, and Bremen was also knocked out in the first round of the German Cup by a third-division side.Against Augsburg, Bremen struggled to create chances despite former Arsenal midfielder Serge Gnabry impressing on his debut for the club.Skripnik fielded the highly-rated Gnabry, 21, with injuries ruling out forwards Claudio Pizarro, Max Kruse and Justin Eilers.A penalty from Aron Johannsson just before the break gave Bremen a halftime lead but Jeffrey Gouweleeuw and Konstantinos Stafylidis scored for Augsburg to celebrate its first league win of the season.Alfred Finnbogason almost put the visitors ahead around the half-hour mark when he broke free and chipped Bremen `keeper Felix Wiedwald, only to see his effort go just wide from a difficult angle.Gnabry showed a glimpse of his potential with some brilliant play to set up Fin Bartels, who wasted the chance by blazing over.But Johannsson made no mistake from the penalty spot in first-half injury time. Martin Hinteregger conceded it on his Augsburg debut by bringing down ZZlatko Junuzovic. Nike Shox Outlet. It was as good as it got for Bremen.Gouweleeuw equalized early in the second half, grabbing his first Bundesliga goal from a central position after a corner, and Greek defender Stafylidis scored what proved to be the winner with a fine free kick in the 74th.Caiuby missed a good chance to seal the result minutes later, but his side got through five minutes of injury time to claim its first points.---MAINZ 4, HOFFENHEIM 4Andrej Kramaric was the influential figure as Hoffenheim recovered from a three-goal deficit to draw 4-4 at Mainz.The home side raced into a commanding lead with two goals from Argentine striker Pablo De Blasis in the opening 23 minutes and another from Jhon Cordoba four minutes later.Sandro Wagner pulled one back in the 39th minute only for Levin Oztunali to restore Mainz three-goal advantage before the break.But Hoffenheim was given a boost when Gaeten Bussmann was sent off as the last defender for bringing down Kramaric in the 57th.Kramaric set up Mark Uth to score in the 71st, and the Hoffenheim forward grabbed his second a minute later.There was still time for Kramaric to set up Adam Szalai for the equalizer with six minutes remaining. Cheap Jerseys From China Wholesale Jerseys 2018 Camo China NFL Jerseys Black China NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Gear Wholesale NFL Camo Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Outlet China Womens NFL Jerseys Nike NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys Free ShippingJerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Wholesale Discount NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Hoodies Wholesale Jerseys From China ' ' '

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