Sport: Memorable Night

Officials in boiled shirts clutched tape measures and struggled to look important. Skivvy-suited competitors sucked oranges, signed autographs and stretched stiff muscles with weird calisthenics. A brass band assaulted the night with Music to Run a Relay To. Over everything hovered the athletic aroma of sweat and oil of wintergreen. Then the 55th Millrose Games were on, and the 16,000 people packed into Madison Square Garden were given a night to remember.

>"The most important thing," says Pole Vaulter John Uelses, 24, "is having the crowd with you.'' Last year at the Millrose Games...

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