Sport: Afraid of the Big Bad Bear?

The tall, redheaded sprinter with the free-floating stride made his bid on the turn of the 200-meter dash. Challenging for the lead, Dave Sime, the world's fastest man (TIME, Jan. 30 et seq.) and the nation's prime Olympic prospect in two events, suddenly grimaced, slowed to a painful hobble with a pulled groin muscle.

Because of the U.S. Olympic Committee's self-imposed arbitrary method of selecting the U.S. Olympic team, the injury suffered by Dave Sime last week may keep him from running the 200-meter dash in the games at Melbourne this November. The U.S....

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