June 28, 1999 |
Although the rest of the track and field world might have felt as if it had taken a punch to the stomach when Michael Johnson withdrew two days before Sunday's 200-meter final in the U.S. track and field championships, Emanuel Hudson did not. The manager of the HSI (Handle Speed Intelligently) club said he saw it coming three weeks ago. "Remember Johnny Carson, the Amazing Kreskin character, when he held up that envelope to his head?" Hudson said.