Sport: Missing the Boar

Like corpses in a morgue, track-&-field stars lay sprawled on benches in the locker room. They were trying to relax before the big test: the two-day tryouts to pick the three athletes in each event to "make the boat" for the XIV Olympiad. Making the boat (the S.S. America) for London this week didn't depend on how many world's records a man had set already; under the ironclad Olympic rules, the only thing that mattered now was how he did in Northwestern University's Dyche Stadium.

First Down. One of the mighty had already fallen: Miler...

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