Rio 2016: N.J. native Nia Ali wins silver, helps U.S. to historic hurdles sweep at the Olympics

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As soon as Nia Ali crossed the finish line in the women’s 100-meter hurdles final at the Olympic Games on Wednesday night, she immediately began staring at the results board, anxiously waiting for the official times and places to be posted at Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. When they were finally flashed up, Ali, who…