THE AMERICAS: Strong Team

The U.S. Olympic committee last week announced its line-up for the first Pan-American Olympic Games, starting next week in Buenos Aires. In all, 128 men & women will compete for the U.S. in baseball, basketball, boxing, cycling, modern pentathlon, wrestling, weightlifting, gymnastics, shooting, fencing, swimming, water polo and track & field events.

The U.S. track & field squad, made up almost entirely of athletes who placed 1-2-3 in last year's national championships, will be strong. Two of its big stars are the Rev. Bob Richards, who cleared 15 ft. again last week...

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