Found August 08, 2012 on Bob's Blitz :
PLAYERS: Lolo Jones
Admit it, you're rooting against Team USA in Olympic basketball. It's OK. Just don't tell Lolo Jones, the fourth place finisher in the 100m hurdles. Because there is crying in track. Jones is the... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Lolo Jones Breaks Down on 'Today' Show, Admits to Feeling Like 'Big Disappointment' (Video)

Lolo Jones again let an Olympic medal slip away on Tuesday, and she admitted soon after her fourth-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles that she was "brokenhearted." That heartbreak was apparent on Wednesday. A visibly upset Jones appeared on NBC's Today on Wednesday morning, and she responded to the criticism she has received, particularly that which appared in an...

Lolo Jones hopes to return for 2016

Lolo Jones isn't going away. And she's not going to change a thing. The day after another disappointment at the Olympics, the 30-year-old Jones told The Associated Press she has no plans to retire and would like to still be hurdling at the Rio Games in 2016. ''Last night, Gail Devers called me and said she was . . . 37 when she got her last medal,'' Jones...

Lolo Jones gets emotional talking about coverage

A day after barely missing out on an Olympic medal, U.S. hurdler Lolo Jones got emotional during an appearance on NBC's ''Today'' show while discussing what she called ''heartbreaking'' criticism in the media. Asked specifically about a recent story in The New York Times, Jones said Wednesday: ''They just ripped me to shreds, and I just...

How Lolo Jones set herself up to get played by the media

The storyline for Lolo Jones heading into the London Olympics was obvious the minute Jones stumbled over the second-to-last hurdle in Beijing: “Unfinished Business”. But that particular storyline slowly faded away in the months leading up to the London games. And in its place appeared brand new “mainstream” storylines. It all started when Jones made an appearance on HBO...

Lolo Jones: Critics 'ripped me to shreds'

Already stinging from her fourth-place finish in Tuesday's 100-meter hurdles, Lolo Jones battled tears on Wednesday and lashed out at critics who "ripped me to shreds" days before she competed in the Olympics final. The subject of her ire: A piece in The New York Times last weekend that questioned whether Jones was more marketing sensation than gifted athlete. The...

Video: Lolo Jones rips NY Times for unwarranted criticism

American track star Lori (Lolo) Jones finished fourth in what was the fastest women’s 100-meter hurdles finals in Olympic history, just a few days after the NY Times published an article criticizing Jones for being more “image” than “ability”. During an appreance on the Today Show, Jones fired back at the media, admitting that she was heartbroken [...]

Lolo Jones Is Just Fine In My Book

I still don’t really know who Lolo Jones is, but I hear that she gets a lot of hype for being attractive, and being one of the better hurdlers in the country. Ah, and she takes pride in being a virgin. So with that as the backdrop, I watched her come in fourth in the 100-meter hurdles on Tuesday night, and then saw her break down in tears on the Today Show this morning. It was...

NYT Editor calls Lolo hit piece "too harsh"

As most of you are probably aware, Lolo Jones has endured quite a bit of flak lately, especially after not winning a medal with her fourth place finish in the 100-meter hurdles. Namely, a piece from Jere Longman at The New York Times is getting some notable exposure with its harsh criticisms of Lolo's sex appeal, and the way that she has been "marketing"...

Lolo Jones still wants to meet Tim Tebow

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Lolo doesn't medal in 100m hurdles

There will be no medal for Lolo Jones. She finished fourth in the 100-meter hurdles on Tuesday. Sally Pearson provided a rare bright spot for Australia at the London Games, earning the country's fourth gold medal by edging defending champion Dawn Harper of the U.S. to win the event in an Olympics-record 12.35 seconds. Under a steady rain, Pearson barely crossed the line ahead...

GIFterpiece Theatre: Yelena Isinbayeva, Lolo Jones and NASA

What’s beef: USA track teammates Dawn Harper & Kellie Wells say Lolo Jones got too much attention

So apparently this Lolo Jones backlash isn’t going to stop soon. Following their second and third place in the 100 m women’s hurdle, Lolo Jones ‘ track and field teammates Dawn Harper (Silver medal) and Kellie Wells (Bronze medal) expressed in an interview with NBC Sports Michelle Beadle that they felt their own personal stories [...]
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