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Spearmon cruises in 200 with no controversy

With a Monday runoff in the women's 100 meters still looming over the U.S. track trials, Wallace Spearmon kept the men's 200 controversy-free with an easy victory.Spearmon got off to a slow start, but recovered in time to win in 19.82 seconds Sunday at Hayward Field.His victory — and his chance for redemption at the London Games after losing the bronze medal to disqualification in Beijing — was an expected finish to what should have been the conclusion to the trials.Instead, Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh will run Monday afternoon to settle a third-place tie in the 100 for the final spot on the U.S. Olympic team.Felix and Tarmoh finished in a dead heat for third in the 100 more than a week ago behind winner Carmelita Jeter and Tianna Madison, putting the team for the event in limbo. Track officials had no policy in place to resolve it but the next day devised a tiebreaker that included the options of a runoff or a coin flip.The decision was put off eight days to allow Felix and Tarmoh...

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