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Track & Field Athletes To Watch: Allyson Felix, California native, a two-time Olympian (2004, 2008) and member of the defending gold-medal 4x400-meter women's relay team, announced she will run the 100 and 200 at the U.S. trials. Along with her relay gold from Beijing, the 26-year-old USC product has won the silver in the 200 in the two previous Games.


Michael Landon, Actor: Bonanza. Michael Landon was born Eugene Maurice Orowitz, on October 31, 1936, in Forest Hills, Queens, New York. In 1941, he and his family moved to Collingswood, New Jersey. When Eugene was in high school, he participated -- and did very well -- in track and field, especially javelin throwing, and his athletic skills earned him a scholarship to USC. However, an accident injured his arm, ending his ...


. Supporters cheer for runners competing in track and field during the Special Olympics World Games at USC campus in Los Angeles, Calif. on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda/ San Gabriel Valley Tribune)

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