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EUGENE, Ore. -- ?A few more kids are on their way to Brazil after Saturdays racing at the U.S. Track and Field Trials.In this case, they are 41-year-old Bernard Lagats son and daughter, Miika and Gianna.The American record-holder flipped the script on a youth-filled trials Saturday, running his final lap of the 5,000 meters in 52 seconds to charge from sixth to first and earn his fifth, and most surprising, trip to the Olympics.Lagat, who won in 13 minutes, 35.50 seconds, will have his wife, Gladys, and kids in tow on the way to Rio.Joining them there will be 34-year-old Justin Gatlin, who won the 200-meter final to advance to his third Olympics. He held off LaShawn Merritt and two high schoolers, Michael Norman and Noah Lyles, who stood as the latest examples of the growing youth movement in American track.Already, there are three 20-and-under track-and-field athletes heading to Rio -- Vashti Cunningham, Keturah Orji and Trayvon Bromell -- with 16-year-old Sydney McLaughlin trying for a 400-hurdles spot Sunday.But some of these old guys can run, too. And Lagat was determined to show hes not near finished.They were saying Im done and cannot make the team, he said. That didnt sound right to me.That talk picked up last year, when the Kenyan-born runner missed his first worlds or Olympics team since he became an American citizen in 2005 -- a failure he said crushed him, in large part because his kids were pushing hard for him to make the trip. The murmurs came back after he dropped out of the 5,000 earlier this season at the Prefontaine Classic and only got louder when he pulled out of the 10K earlier in trials.Turns out, Lagat has plenty of gas in the tank.We know Bernard Lagat will be done, said third-place finisher Paul Chelimo, when hes not running anymore.Galen Rupp, who pulled into a wide lead with two laps to go, fell behind during the final lap and finished ninth overall. He had previously qualified for Rio in the 10,000 meters and the marathon.The 200-meter final turned into quite a showdown along the stretch, with Gatlin finishing in 19.75 seconds and edging Merritt -- the 400-meter specialist whos pretty good at 200, too -- by a mere .04 seconds.?I said, You know what, if Lagat had the guts to go out there and do what he needs to do at his age, I can go out there and do what I need to do, especially from Lane 8, Gatlin said.Like Merritt, Allyson Felix remains in the mix for the 200-400 double; she made it easily through her semifinal round. Like Merritt, Felix turned 30 in the past year. And like Merritt, she is an expert at pacing herself through the rounds in multiple races.Experience means a lot, Merritt said. Its being comfortable once you get out there. Being able to use the nerves as positive energy. And knowing youve been there before and know how to handle it, it gives you a chip on your shoulder.Lagat certainly had one.Along with another incentive.My daughter said, I want you to win, Lagat said, so I can go see gymnastics. Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.? Nike Air Max 97 Mens Silver Bullet. Brazilian national coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has confirmed that the veteran goalkeeper is set to join Toronto on loan, saying it will help him be ready for the World Cup. Cheap Air Max 97 Sale. As the crowd erupted, Davis knocked the ball off the glass and back into his hands. With 1:14 to go in overtime, Davis sixth block also became his 17th rebound. That, along with his 32 points -- which tied a career high -- proved too much for Denver to overcome, and the Pelicans held on for their third straight victory, 111-107 on Sunday night. http://www.max97australiacheap.com/. 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No team has been able to stop it.Briscoe threw five touchdown passes and set the FCS single-season record before fifth-seeded Sam Houston State staved off Chattanooga 41-36 in the second round of the playoffs Saturday in Huntsville, Texas.The 6-foot-3 redshirt junior raised his season total to 57 touchdown passes, surpassing the 56 thrown by Mississippi Valley States Willie Totten in 1984 and Grambling States Bruce Eugene in 2005.The Bearkats (12-0), who next play at fourth-seeded James Madison (11-1) in the quarterfinals next Friday, had to hold on to remain the only unbeaten team in the FCS.Trailing 41-36, Chattanooga (9-4) started a drive from its 38 with under three minutes remaining and moved to the Sam Houston 25 before the 10-play possession ended with 17 seconds to go.Briscoe completed 20 of 40 passes for 363 yards with one interception. The Southland Conference player of the year set the TD record with a 26-yard pass to freshman Nathan Stewart with 9:02 left in the fourth quarter. The extra point failed, and thatt kept the Bearkats lead at 41-33.ddddddddddddChattanooga closed within 41-36 on Henrique Ribeiros 29-yard field goal at the 4:36 mark.The visitors from the Southern Conference controlled the clock for 39 minutes, 26 seconds and outgained the nations No. 1 offense 531-421.Quarterback Alejandro Bennifield had 380 yards of total offense and a touchdown pass, while Derrick Craine carried the ball 22 times for 115 yards and two touchdowns.The Mocs were eliminated from last years second round by nearly the same score, 41-35 in overtime at Jacksonville State.This year, it was just a bit too much Briscoe, who connected for three touchdown passes to Sam Houstons all-time receptions leader Yedidiah Louis (eight receptions, 156 yards) as well as one to Davion Davis. 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