28 Jul '16, 3pm

Rising @UTexasTrack Longhorn Athletes Carry on Olympic Legacy

Rising @UTexasTrack Longhorn Athletes Carry on Olympic Legacy

Sanya Richards-Ross and Trey Hardee won't be wearing Team USA uniforms in Rio, but that doesn't mean they'll be far from the action on the track. This week, NBC released news that former Olympians Hardee and Richards-Ross, two celebrated Texas track and field alumni, will contribute as commentators for this summer's Olympic Games in Rio. Richards-Ross announced earlier this year she would hang up the spikes after Rio, and after dropping out of the Trials last month due to injury, she joined NBC as a commentator in retirement. Hardee hasn't set a definitive end to his career, but hinted he'd be back for Worlds in 2017 after an injury led him to also scratch during the Trials. The silver lining was him joining Richards-Ross on the mic, where he provided great Trials commentary that made him a fan favorite. The absence of these Longhorn legends from the Olympics might seem de...

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