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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2008, file photo, Torri Edwards, left, and Mechelle Lewis, of the United States,  react after dropping the baton in a women's 4x100-meter relay heat during the athletics competitions in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing. The smartest minds in American sprinting have spent years trying to solve the riddle of why, often as not, U.S. relay teams have struggled so mightily to get the baton around the track when the stakes are highest. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2008, file photo, Torri Edwards, left, and Mechelle Lewis, of the United States, react after dropping the baton in a women's 4x100-meter relay heat during the athletics competitions in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing. The smartest minds in American sprinting have spent years trying to solve the riddle of why, often as not, U.S. relay teams have struggled so mightily to get the baton around the track when the stakes are highest. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

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