Hurdles' great Allen Johnson exits the field
If hardly anyone noticed when the high hurdler quietly announced his decision a couple weeks ago, that would be ironically fitting for a man whose career highlights -- an Olympic gold medal and four outdoor world titles -- always seemed to have been overshadowed by something else.
-- Philip Hersh
Photo: Allen Johnson, second from left, wins the 110-meter hurdles at the 2003 world championships. Credit: Lionel Cironneau / Associated Press