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EUGENE, Ore. Nike Air Max Clearance Sale . -- Allyson Felix had the star power to change the Olympic schedule.Now, its her schedule that needs adjusting.Felixs run at the 200-400 Olympic double, made possible after Olympics officials honored her request for a chance to run both races, came to an earlier-than-expected end Sunday. She finished fourth in the 200-meter final, one spot out of the Rio mix, in a .01-second loss to a sprawling Jenna Prandini at the U.S. track and field trials.Honestly, disappointed, said Felix, who will not get a chance to defend her Olympic title in her signature event. The whole year, that has been what I was working for. When I look back and see everything that happened, I still think its quite amazing I was able to make the team.She did make the 400-meter lineup, and that is, indeed, quite an accomplishment considering the injury she suffered this spring. After landing awkwardly on an exercise ball while doing core work, she rolled her right ankle.The injury was so severe she avoided running around the track in the correct, counterclockwise direction until just before the trials, for fear shed put too much outside pressure on her injured ankle.In track lingo, a sprinter doesnt necessarily have to be fast to succeed in the 400 -- a full lap around the track in which technique is more important than pure speed. But in the 200, it takes a more aggressive lean into the curve at the opening of the race -- just the sort of practice Felix didnt get enough of during her slow comeback.I could only do what I could with the ankle, she said.And so, she started slow, never made up ground against winner Tori Bowie or second-place Deajah Stevens and could not hold off Prandini, the former University of Oregon star who had to wait about 30 seconds to see the result for third place go up on the board. Afterward, she was scraped up but smiling.I dont know what happened, Prandini said. But it got the job done.One of Felixs biggest fans made news earlier in the day: Sixteen-year-old Sydney McLaughlin became the youngest member of the U.S. Olympic track team since 1972 when she finished third in the 400-meter hurdles.Not bad for the junior out of Union Catholic High School in New Jersey, who tuned in to watch the Beijing Olympics eight years ago, saw Felix winning the 4x400 relay and thought, Id like to be like her, someday.Asked what she loved most about Felix, McLaughlin said: She wasnt afraid to lose.Sometimes, I get so caught up in the fact that I hadnt lost a hurdles race, and I come here, and these girls are faster than me, said McLaughlin, who admitted to being so nervous earlier in the week that she considered pulling out of the meet. Its realizing that sometimes you have to lose to get better.It happened to Felix plenty over the years, none more heartbreakingly than in Athens and Beijing, where she settled for back-to-back silvers in an event she had dominated.But she won gold in 2012.And with track and field -- and possibly NBC, as well -- desperate for some star power in a sport now headlined by Usain Bolt and a worldwide doping crisis, a scheduling change that would double the track time for one of Americas most popular runners was a no-brainer.But the U.S. trials dont guarantee anything, and on Sunday, a few more potential medal contenders -- including 400-meter hurdlers Johnny Dutch and Bershawn Jackson -- also saw some dreams end early.Felix is still going to Rio de Janeiro. But with more free time on her hands than originally planned.Im pretty sure everyone expected to see her on the [200] team, Bowie said. Im pretty sure it wont be the same without her. Nike Air Max Womens Ireland . 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PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas -- Louisville coach Rick Pitino wasnt happy with all the bad shots his 10th-ranked Cardinals hoisted up early against Old Dominion -- especially with ones by sophomore Donovan Mitchell.In the first half he was trying to win a game of H-O-R-S-E, see the most difficult shot he could take so he could win the game, Pitino quipped.Mitchell went on to score all 15 of his points after halftime to help the Cardinals hold off Old Dominion 68-62 in overtime in the final game of the first day at the Battle 4 Atlantis.Mitchell went 0 for 3 from the field in that scoreless first half, but went on to hit three 3-pointers -- including the long straightaway shot on Louisvilles first possession in overtime that put the Cardinals (4-0) ahead for good.Kind of like what Coach said: just kind of forced the issue, Mitchell said of the first half. Thats not really what you want to do, especially coming out here and playing in your first real tournament like this. You just have to settle down and let the game come to you.Mitchell also hit some key free throws and came up with a couple of key plays, one being a steal in the paint with his team protecting a 59-58 lead with 1:22 left in OT.Quentin Snider scored 18 points to lead the Cardinals on a night when they struggled to knock down much of anything, while Mangok Mathiang nearly won it in regulation for Louisville with an inside basket with 14.4 seconds left.Louisville shot 24 percent in the first half and 30 percent for the game.Brandan Stith scored 22 points, including a putback with 6.3 seconds left to answer Mathiang and force overtime for the Monarchs (2-1). Old Dominion shot just 38 percent, but hurt its chances most by missing 17 of 32 free throws.We left a lot of points out there, ODU coach Jeff Jones said. And free throw shooting was certainly a big part of it. But I think offensively, I dont think Im going to be sleeping very well. There were a bunch of times where we had opportunities and we just kind of shot ourselves in the foot.BIG PICTURELouisviille: Pitino pointed to his teams first-half shot selection as a factor in the bad shooting percentage, but said he was happy with his team showing enough toughness to overcome it and play better as the game wore on. Buy Air Max Ireland. Thats the storyline of the game, not that we shot bad, Pitino said. Its the fact we overcame it and won the game.ODU: The Monarchs have won 52 games the past two seasons and have four returning starters, so this was a winnable game against a power conference team that simply got away. The free throw shooting, in particular, stood out along with 22 turnovers -- the kind of mistakes that proved too costly against a Top 10 opponent.You look out there and see as hard-fought as that game was, Jones said. I wish we had back some of those offensive possessions.POLL IMPLICATIONSThe Cardinals have climbed from No. 13 in the preseason AP Top 25 , but theyll get a tough test to stay in their current perch when they play a high-scoring Wichita State team on Thursday.WILD FINISHStith nearly found a way to top his OT-forcing shot. He stole the ensuing inbounds pass and launched a hurried 3-pointer from the corner that missed. Louisville got the ball back with 1.4 seconds left after a review for an inbounds play, but Deng Adels final heave from beyond halfcourt wasnt close.UP NEXTLouisville: The Cardinals wont have much time to prepare for Wichita State in a game scheduled to tip off roughly 14 hours after this one wrapped up. The Shockers played the days first of four games.We wont make any excuses, Pitino said. Well just have to adjust on the fly and see what happens. But we have no prep time.ODU: The Monarchs will face LSU on Thursday in the losers bracket on Day 2 of the three-games-in-three-days event.---Follow Aaron Beard on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/aaronbeardap---More AP college basketball at http://collegebasketball.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP-Top25 ' ' '

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