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NEW YORK -- It was a terrific night for American track athletes in Rio. Wholesale Air VaporMax Shoes . Ashton Eaton won his second straight decathlon title, Ryan Crouser set an Olympic record in the shot put, Dalilah Muhammad became the first American woman ever to win gold in the 400-meter hurdles and Kerron Clement won the same race for men.Opening acts, each of them.NBC was waiting for one man, and one man only: Jamaicas Usain Bolt and his attempt to win his third straight Olympic gold medal in the 200-meter run, to match his third straight gold in the 100. Over and over, we saw camera shots of Bolt warming up or just waiting for his race to begin.Eatons achievement was the sort that have put past winners on cereal boxes, the decathlon gold medalist earning the unofficial title of greatest athlete in the world. On Thursday, coverage of his victory seemed strangely muted, even though there was more suspense involved than there was for Bolts race.We get it. Bolts a star, one of the greatest Olympians ever. The spotlight is his oxygen. And he delivered a terrific performance.Yet were not sure if it was the fourth replay of his race, the super slo-mo of him giving his signature pose, his pause to take selfies with fans or his interview wish that hed been faster that made us say, OK, were done. Time to move on.QUOTE: Many people here will be telling their grandchildren they saw the great Usain Bolt in person. -NBCs Tom Hammond.QUOTE: He said he wanted to cement his legacy. I dont think it needed any cement. -Hammond.QUOTE: It rained here. But the only Bolt was on the track. -Hammond.QUOTE: He simply has had no equal in terms of getting it done when the spotlight is at its greatest. -NBCs Ato Boldon.We get it! WE GET IT!WRESTLING: While it was good of Bob Costas to mention wrestler Helen Maroulis upset victory over Japans Saori Yoshida, NBC missed a great chance to show some flexibility in prime-time. Here was a first-time Olympian beating a three-time Olympic champion and winner of 16 straight major titles to become the first American woman with a wrestling medal. Set up the drama and show the entire match. Cut the two showings of an American relay team racing alone against the clock because of a mishap earlier in the day and turn that into a Costas voiceover.SUNKEN SWIMMERS: Who would have thought Ryan Lochte and his allegedly drunken band of American swimmers would turn into the biggest news story of the Games? Wise of NBC to lead its night with an update.WATCH OUT: The U.S. womens volleyball team had momentum and experience on its side heading into a fifth-set tiebreaker against Serbia on Thursday, and got out to a quick lead. But analyst Kevin Barnett was worried. They could have been up by 7-2, but the game was closer because of a couple of unforced errors. Keep this in mind, he said. His fears proved realized when the U.S. went on to lose.LACKLUSTER HOOPS: Its a win, thats all that matters, NBCs Marc Zumoff said after the U.S. womens basketball team qualified for the gold medal game by beating France. Such are the standards of a team on a 48-game winning streak dating to 1992 that a 19-point victory is deemed an artistic failure.FORFEIT: NBCs Tim Hutchings wasnt happy to see Javier Culson of Puerto Rico disqualified from the mens 400-meter hurdles for a false start. He could see a racer trying to grab an advantage in a shorter sprint, but didnt think thats what Culson was doing. Its a genuine error, Hutchings said, and I think the rules, frankly, could be more forgiving.RATINGS: With star power dimmed, the audience for NBCs prime-time Olympics coverage sank to its lowest level of the Rio de Janeiro games on Wednesday night by one measure. The Nielsen company said 20.7 million people watched NBC, with the number rising to 22.1 million when cable viewership and online streaming during the same time slot is added. The NBC-only viewership was slightly lower, at 20.6 million, on the first night of competition on Aug. 6, but adding in the additional Olympic content on other sources brought the total to 23.5 million. No matter how you measure it, thats significantly lower than the 29.1 million who watched the London Games in 2012 on the corresponding night.---Follow David Bauder at twitter.com/dbauder. His work can be found at http://bigstory.ap.org/content/david-bauder Cheap Air VaporMax 2018 . Toronto has dropped games to Indiana and Miami since a five-game winning streak and closed out a three-game road trip at 1-2. White Air VaporMax 2018 . 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Nick Mitchells lifelong journey to train racehorses in provincial NSW has taken him to three continents and Sydneys big stage where his sights remain.After Radical Impact finished 13th in the Provincial Championship Final in 2015, Dream Lane brought the trainer back to the race at Randwick in April where she was fifth less than two lengths behind winner Danish Twist.Dream Lane is set to run in Saturdays benchmark handicap over 1200m at Rosehill, which could be her last start before she aims at qualifying for next years $400,000 final.Mitchell grew up in the heart of English racing at Newmarket where his father Pat trained horses.As a 25-year-old he went to work in Japan with the intention of staying one year and worked in racing there for more than 11.I went back to England and didnt like it then came over here, Mitchell said.I was foreman for Tim Martin at Rosehill for four years while I was waiting for my visa to come through so I could start training myself.After going it alone three years ago, Mitchell has gradually built his team.He now has 15 horses in work at Hawkesbury, another 10 in spelling paddocks and will look to up his numbers to the mid-20s iin the coming years. 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When I started I only had two horses so were going all right, he said.Injury stunted Dream Lanes juvenile career before Cobbitty Lodge approached Mitchell to see if he was interested in training her.I got her as an unraced rising four-year-old, Mitchell said.I thought shes bred by Emirates (Park) so she must go all right.It was just being in the right place at the right time.Mitchell is convinced Dream Lane has improved since finishing fourth in the Listed Ladies Day Cup on her home track on November 3.Shes pulled up from her race here really well and shes probably hitting peak fitness now, Mitchell said.I think Rosehill will suit her with the big, long straight.Dream Lane has won two races from 17 starts and broke through the $100,000 prize money barrier in the Ladies Day Cup.Mitchell he has no regrets about targeting the Provincial Championships, despite acknowledging the impact it may have had on her winning record.It was a great ride for all the owners having one in the Championships, he said. 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