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EUGENE, Ore. Saints Stitched Jerseys . -- Sanya Richards-Ross walked the final homestretch of her gold medal-winning career, head high, as she waved to the cheering crowd, the tiniest limp betraying the loss of her final Olympic dream.Trying to qualify at the U.S. Olympic trials for her fourth Games, Richards-Ross accelerated into the final turn of her 400-meter preliminary heat, then I literally felt my hamstring grab on me.She was not surprised. Richards-Ross suffered a grade-two hamstring strain 2? weeks ago running the 100 at an Atlanta meet. Her doctor said it would take four to six weeks to recover. Thats when Richards-Ross truly contemplated the end of a journey that included three 4x400 Olympic golds, a 400-meter victory at the 2012 London Games, and the American outdoor record of 48.70 seconds.The crowd of 20,987 at the University of Oregons historic Hayward Field understood the moment, gently ushering the 31-year-old champion into retirement with a prolonged ovation.Ill always remember how the crowd reacted, she said.Someone asked before the race how would I love to go out, and I said I would just enjoy the moment, she said. To be able to run a half a victory lap here at Hayward Field for my final 400 that I didnt finish, I thought was pretty special.Richards-Ross won her first relay gold in Athens in 2004. Four years later in Beijing, she took a disappointing bronze in the 400 but ran down a Russian on the final stretch of the relay to give her team the gold. And she finally captured the individual 400-meter gold medal in London.My lows have been just as special as my highs. They taught me a lot about myself. They made me a better person, she said Friday, her voice finally starting to quaver with emotion. Im really grateful even for my bronze in Beijing. I think its the reason I won in London, and it made London that much more special.She had already announced that she would retire after the Olympics. The rest of her life beckons -- having children with her husband, Super Bowl champion cornerback Aaron Ross; various business ventures; perhaps a broadcasting career.All of that became real halfway around the track Friday, when her hamstring suddenly announced that she would not be going to Rio.Thats the toughest part for every athlete, she said. You really want to go to the Olympics. No matter how banged up you are, you still think its possible. I just thought, Man, this is really the end of it for me, I wont get a chance to compete. That was the toughest part.Then, immediately after, I thought, Ive been so blessed, I cant cry, cant complain, Ill keep my head up.She hopes fans remember her determination. I dont win every time I step on the track, so I dont deserve [todays] ovation because Im always a champion. But I think they just see my heart and my determination and my desire to be a good person. Hopefully they saw a little of God in me every time I stepped in the track.Toward the end of her media session, as many from the tight-knit track community thanked and congratulated her, Richards-Ross finally wiped a tear from her eye.Sometimes you give everything you have and it just doesnt work out, she said. 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OAKLAND, Calif. -- Starting point guard DAngelo Russell?will miss at least two weeks?after receiving a platelet-rich plasma injection in his sore left knee, the Los Angeles Lakers?announced Wednesday.Dr. Steve Yoon performed the procedure in Los Angeles.?The Lakers said Russell will be re-evaluated in one week.Lakers coach Luke Walton said he didnt think Russell would need surgery.No, not unless somebody else tells me something different, Walton said before Wednesday nights 149-106 loss to the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena. I like to keep it pretty positive. If they tell me that they think this is going to help and get him back out there, then Im going with [the idea] that in two weeks, hell be ready to play again.Russell, the Lakers second-leading scorer (16.1 points per game), missed Fridays game against San Antonio?and Tuesdays game against Oklahoma City. He had been scheduled to miss Wednesdays game against Golden State, as well.Walton said he wasnt sure how long Russell has been dealingg with this injury. Saints Youth Jerseys. It kind of caught me by surprise, Walton said. He was limping around in practice one day and we took him out because he wasnt running right, and they told me that his knee had been bothering him. I know he played through it; I dont remember the day or for how long, but he was playing through it for a while there and playing good. Obviously, it got worse. But the timeline? I have no idea.Russell, a former?Ohio State?standout, was the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 draft.Lakers starting forward Julius Randle also missed Wednesdays game, with a hip pointer. Randle originally suffered the injury during practice earlier this week.He tried to play through it [Tuesday] night, Walton said. Obviously, he didnt look like the same that hes been the last couple games before that. 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