U.S. men sweep 400m hurdles; 2000 champ Taylor wins gold
BEIJING -- The American track team was in bad need of a comeback, and Angelo Taylor was the perfect person to provide it.
Taylor, a once-troubled 29-year-old who was laying electrical wire 14 months ago, became the first 400-meter hurdler since Edwin Moses to win gold medals eight years apart Monday. He led the first sweep of the event since the U.S. did it in 1960 and lifted sagging American fortunes after a disappointing start to their Beijing Olympics.
"We wanted to uplift the track ...
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