This article appears in the Aug. 9 issue of ESPN The Magazine.
The risk with any big free agency move, whatever the sport, is that a combo that looks good on paper won't work on the field or the court or, in my case, at the track. In the locker room, it never takes long for guys to start to complain, "He's getting more looks than I am." In the garage, it's "He's getting better equipment than I am."
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