Jordyn Wieber rocks the White Sox world

For Jordyn Wieber it’s been an exciting couple of weeks. First she rocked the ESPYs, then she met her beloved Justin Bieber. Now she’s the guest of honor at at a Sox game. Jordyn Wieber threw out the first ball etc. The Chicago White Sox on the other hand, well they’ve have had kind of a…well, we all checked out on the White Sox a few weeks ago. Some of us never even checked...
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July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Jordyn Wieber meets Justin Bieber (pic), rocks ESPYs

This Jordyn Wieber article is from new Sports Bank contributor Helen Salinger. Oh, Jordyn Wieber, you looked so cute at the ESPYs the other night rocking that little purple dress. Too bad you’re also a Justin Bieber fanatic, too. Jordyn Wieber, the Olympic gold-medal winning gymnast who is also a self-described Belieber, met Justin Bieber recently and tweeted out the news along...
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July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Athletes Making Weird Faces Leads the P.M. Portfolio

Click on the photo for 100 athletes making weird faces Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber rarely has even a hair out of place during competition, such was the case on Day 4 of the Visa Championships in August 2011. Her face, on the other hand, does look a little goofy here.  As do many other athletes [...]
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May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney, Gabby Douglas, Jordyn Wieber Received Bruins Jerseys From Peter Chiarelli (Video)

Four of the US Olympics “Fab Five” gymnastics team were Bruins fans for the day. Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney, Gabby Douglas and Jordyn Wieber all received Bruins jerseys from general manager Peter Chiarelli on Sunday. The four Olympians were in town to perform at the TD Garden as part of their Kellogg’s Tour. Maroney even posed with a Bruins championship ring and made here...
November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Douglas, Wieber enjoy celebrity sparkle after gold

They've been on a whirlwind tour since the Olympics - from ''Late Night With David Letterman'' to the Empire State Building and the New York Stock Exchange - but gold-medal gymnasts Gabby Douglas and Jordyn Wieber have one more stop to make before they can truly take a breath: the White House. President Barack Obama made the invitation in a phone call. '...
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August 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Fierce Five 'intern' on 'The Colbert Report'

The U.S. women's gymnastics team continues to take New York by storm and appeared as "interns" on "The Colbert Report" Wednesday night. Host Stephen Colbert said he hired a new group of interns, who were "five bright women who just returned from study abroad in London." When Colbert said he needed a pen, the Fierce Five— Aly Raisman, Jordyn Wieber...
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August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

U.S. women's gymnastics team lights up Empire State Building (Video)

The U.S. Olympic women's gymnastics team came to New York City on Tuesday to light the Empire State Building red, white and blue in honor of their gold medal performance in London. All members of the "Fierce Five" - Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Jordyn Wieber and Kyla Ross - were on hand for the ceremony, with their gold medals around their necks...
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August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

After gold, Fierce Five facing uncertain future

They stood together, arms locked, Olympic gold medals around their necks and - for just a moment - between their teeth. The cameras flashed. The exhausted Fierce Five smiled and just like that, it was over. The best women's gymnastics team in the world - Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, Jordyn Wieber, Kyla Ross and McKayla Maroney - then walked in single file toward the exit and...
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August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Fierce Five ready to turn Olympic gold into green

Now it's time to turn those golds into some green. With gymnastics competition over, the Fierce Five got an idea of what life is going to be like now. The U.S. women's gymnastics team got a sneak peek at their Corn Flakes box Wednesday - coming soon to a grocery store near you! - and Procter & Gamble Co. created an ad to congratulate them. They're starting to hear...
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August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Fierce Five are forever golden

They gathered together again Wednesday, on virtually no sleep and sporting their historic gymnastics haul: A team gold, an individual all-around gold, a gold on the floor, a silver on the vault and a bronze on the balance beam. The stress and pressure and even some of the individual disappointments had faded away, making room for hugs and jokes and an overpowering sense of relief...
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August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Unlike coach, Wieber shows grace

This is how Jordyn Wieber's Olympics came to an end: talking about her disappointing individual performance these past two weeks while in the background the national anthem played, the music a poignant reminder that once again a different American had taken gold. This time it was Aly Raisman, the same gymnast who knocked Wieber out of the all-around finals, standing atop the...
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August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Coach says Wieber might be injured

The coach of world champion Jordyn Wieber says she might have a stress fracture in her right leg. John Geddert said Tuesday she has been dealing with pain in the leg since the US women's pre-Olympic training camp, which began in mid-July. Wieber entered the Olympics favored to win multiple medals, including the all-around title. But she leaves London without any individual...
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August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Aly Raisman Wins Gold Medal on Individual Floor Exercise

Aly Raisman finishes the Olympics with more medals than any of her teammates. Aly Raisman her final Olympic events Tuesday with a gold medal in the individual floor exercise and a bronze in the balance beam. She finishes the games with three medals. Aly Raisman ends with more medals then teammates, Gabby Douglas and Jordyn Wieber. Raisman finished the London games with two golds...
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August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympics, a week in: Defining moments still ahead

There has, of course, been triumph - sideburned British cyclist Bradley Wiggins and powerhouse Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen stand out. And defeat in many forms, from the near miss of American gymnast Jordyn Wieber's first, anguishing appearance to the Saudi judoka wiped from the Olympic landscape in just 82 seconds. In swimmer Michael Phelps we have seen the already legendary pass...
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August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Gabby Douglas wins all-around gold

Last Tuesday, the American women became just the second US gymnastics squad to win team gold. On Thursday, we saw a first. Gabby Douglas became the first American woman to claim team and all-around gold in the same Olympics, completing her meteoric rise to the top of the sport. Victoria Komova, whose Russian team finished second to the Americans in the team competition, was second...
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August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

#ThrowbackThursday: Magnificent Seven Take Gold in ’96 Olympics

So far, the USA Women's Gymnastics team has emerged as the Golden Girls of the 2012 Olympics.  Gabby Douglas, Jordyn Wieber, Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney, and Kyla Ross, or the  "Fab Five" as they're affectionately called, excelled in the team
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August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Douglas embraces pressure, opportunity

On Thursday, having already helped her team claim the women's gymnastics team gold medal, Gabrielle Douglas will try to do what no American gymnast has done before: Add an individual all-around gold medal to her team gold. This is history in the making, a 16-year-old taking her own shot at Olympic immortality, and it would culminate a remarkable journey for a gymnast who has...
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August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

US makes quest for gold look easy

This was the moment they had waited for their entire lives, the moment America had waited for since 1996, the moment the rest of the gymnastics world had feared as London approached: Each member of the U.S. women's gymnastics team walking slowly toward the podium, the gold medals being carried onto the floor theirs and theirs alone, American dominance in the sport now absolute...
Via Fox Olympics
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Wieber bounces back to anchor US gold-medal push

All Jordyn Wieber needed to bounce back from the biggest disappointment of her career was a little pep talk. Teammate McKayla Maroney was only too happy to provide one. Thanks to a few kind words from her best friend, Wieber returned to her world championship form in the women's gymnastics team finals on Tuesday, helping the U.S. to its first gold medal since Atlanta in 1996...
Via AP on Fox
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympics: US women take team gold in gymnastics

For the first time since Kerri Strug nailed her final vault attempt on one good ankle in 1996, the U.S. Women’s Gymnastic’s team are the best in the world once again. Gabby Douglas, Jordyn Wieber, Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Kyla Ross easily captured the team gold medal Tuesday from the London Summer Olympics holding off Russia who ended up taking the silver. After Douglas...
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July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team Reclaims Glory With an Olympic Gold

The U.S. women’s gymnastics team recaptured Olympic glory Tuesday after winning its first gold medal since the Magnificent Seven’s reign at the 1996 Atlanta Games. Team USA’s Jordyn Wieber, Kyla Ross, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman and McKayla Maroney earned a combined score of 183.596 over second-place Russia, which earned 178.530. Romania came in third with 176.414 points and...
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July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

#NBCFAIL - Longball's Olympics Report

Team Handball: An example of how the Olympics is a chance for true glory in all those weird games your gym teacher made up. We are just days away from the start of Fall camp so I am going to take this opportunity to go off topic and talk some Olympics. Has anyone else been burning the midnight oil following the London games? This has been such a great distraction during my hardest...
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July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

US, Russian women set for gymnastics showdown

The Americans need Jordyn Wieber to regain her swagger in a hurry if they're going to hold off Russia for Olympic gold. The two gymnastic powers have been trading places in team competition for two years and will face off again on the biggest stage for an Olympic title Tuesday night. The Russians won the world championship in 2010, then finished second to the U.S. last year...
Via Fox Sports
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Positive/Negatives of this Past Olympic Weekend

Positives and Negatives of this Past Weekend’s Olympics London- This past weekend in London could be viewed upon “failure” in certain events. A few of the notables are Michael Phelps’s not placing in 400 IM, Men’s 4×100 relay losing 15m lead to France, Ryan Lochte not medaling in 200m Free. Elizabeth Beisel not winning Gold in the 400m IM. USA Men’s gymnastics team leading...
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July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Olympics: Top 10 Favorites for Women’s Gymnastics Individual All-Around

Jordyn Wieber did not qualify for the women’s gymnastics individual all-around competition at the 2012 London Olympics. Despite finishing with the...
Via Athlon Sports
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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