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Gatlin could boost USA's 100 hopes

Updated: June 25, 2012, 1:31 AM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

EUGENE, Ore. -- So, America, in order to beat Usain Bolt, will you embrace a former gold medalist who was busted for doping?

That's the issue after Justin Gatlin, who was the world's fastest man before Bolt, continued his comeback by running a personal best 9.8 to win the men's 100 meters Sunday at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials. After winning gold in the 100 in Athens eight years ago and then serving a four-year ban from the sport due to a positive test for performance-enhancing ...

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