Sam Mikulak isn't much on regret. It's just not his thing.
So there was no pep talk necessary after the easygoing Mikulak stumbled through the opening round of the U.S. men's gymnastics championships on Friday. He blew it. He knew it. And he knew he had a chance at redemption in Sunday's final.
"I guess I get over things pretty easily," Mikulak said....
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PITTSBURGH (AP) Sam Mikulak successfully defended his U.S. men's gymnastics title Sunday, rallying past Jake Dalton in the final rotation to cap a dramatic comeback.
The three-time NCAA champion began the day in fourth place but surged past Dalton and former national champions John Orozco and Danell Leyva with six nearly flawless routines. Mikulak had a two-day total of 180...
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Your browser does not support iframes. McKayla Maroney was in Chicago on Friday and threw out the first pitch prior to the White Sox-Twins game, and she put a gymnastics twist on it. The 18-year-old Olympic gold medalist busted out what looked like a cartwheel and front handspring to bring her about 20 feet away […]
Nastia Liukin, a current student at New York University, is trying to help grow the popularity of gymnastics in the United States. Yesterday, NBC Sports, Universal and USA Gymnastics announced an extension of their current broadcast rights deal. That includes Nastia Liukin Cup which was shown on Universal Sports on Feb. 28.
Liukin won gold in the all-around at the 2008 Beijing Games...
McKayla Maroney has been unimpressed since she was a little girl. Check out this video of an 8 year-old McKayla Maroney giving her not impressed face during a 2004 meet. Classic McKayla Maroney. [Deadspin] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Olympic all-around bronze medalist Danell Leyva will not compete at next month's world championships, withdrawing from the team Monday with a shoulder injury.
Leyva was named to the world team Sunday night after finishing seventh at the U.S. gymnastics championships. He says withdrawing is the "right decision for me" because it will give his shoulder more time to heal...
Sitting in a recovery room last October, his left knee an hour removed from surgery to repair a torn ACL, John Orozco listened to the doctors give him a timetable for when he could get back to work.
The usual path to recovery is about a year. If he ''pushed it'' there was a chance he could make it back in nine months.
Guess which option Orozco chose?
Olympic bronze medalist Beth Tweddle has retired from gymnastics, a year after winning her medal on the uneven bars at the London Games.
Tweddle says "I know now deep down I can't commit to the hours and training to remain at the very top."
The 28-year-old Tweddle is Britain's most successful gymnast with three world and six European gold medals.
Gymnast Aly Raisman says she was drug tested while preparing for the finale of "Dancing With the Stars." Read more about the story.