U.S. fails to finish after bad handoff
ATHENS, Greece -- A failed baton handoff doomed the U.S. 400-meter relay team, ending Marion Jones' last chance for a medal at the Athens Games.
An hour after she finished fifth in the long jump, Jones, running second, was unable to make the handoff to 100-meter silver medalist Lauryn Williams. Williams left too early and Jones could not reach her with the baton until it was too late.
Jamaica won in a time of 41.73 seconds. Russia won the silver
medal at 42.27 seconds. France ...
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