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Devon Allen wins tight 110 hurdles at USATF outdoor meet

Devon Allen is used to winning close races.

Allen might never enter another event that'll be as close as the 110-meter hurdles Sunday at the USATF Outdoor championships.

Allen, the former Oregon receiver, crossed in 13.452 seconds — with the up-and-coming Grant Holloway in second at 13.454 — after a weather delay that lasted just under three hours.

World record-holder Aries Merritt, who missed the 2016 Olympic team by 0.01 and missed a national title a year ago by 0.07 after a kidney transplant three years ago, was fourth at 13.52.

"I'm not up in the booth, so I don't make those decisions. I'll take it," Allen said. "I think it just comes down...