Olympic Sprinters: Hubris vs. Humility

Confident U.S. sprinters Maurice Greene and Shawn Crawford are matched against Francis Obikwelu among favorites in the 100-meter dash in Athens. The Nigerian-born Obikwelu, competing for Portugal, has downplayed his gold medal hopes. NPR's Tom Goldman reports.

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