Found August 09, 2012 on NESN.com: Yardbarker Blogger Network
PLAYERS: Yohan Blake
What Yohan Blake's $500,000 watch won't tell you is that it's time to do some explaining. But that's exactly what time it is for Blake, as the Jamaican sprinter's spendy wristwear could land him in some hot water. Blake has been sporting a $500,000 Richard Mille tourbillon watch throughout the Olympics. Other than it being a little wacky to throw on such an expensive accessory before competing, no big deal, right? Well, the International Olympic Committee thinks it is a big deal, and it's now looking into the matter, according to TNT Magazine. The Committee's concern has nothing to do...
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