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August 24, 2016

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The Economist crunches some interesting numbers regards the 4x1 (written before the Rio results were in)…
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"The athletic brilliance of stars like Usain Bolt and Allyson Felix reinforced the power of the most original sport of them all," says Tim Layden of Sports Illustrated
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