Gatlin finding his groove as nationals approach
Justin Gatlin talked a big game before a recent race with the world's fastest sprinter, stepping up his boasting simply to bait Usain Bolt.
Usually, that's not a wise move. And yet the American backed up running his mouth by churning his legs as he blazed right by the Jamaican during a competition in Rome nearly two weeks ago. Bolt rarely gets caught -- especially after an early lead.
With that, Gatlin believes he may have energized his adversary.
But Gatlin's driven, too, since ...
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