Found August 10, 2012 on Sportress of Blogitude:
PLAYERS: Lolo Jones
  Following her fourth-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles on Tuesday, Lolo Jones appeared on NBC’s Today show and broke down emotionally, primarily about a scathing article published in The New York Times with the headline, “For Lolo Jones, Everything Is Image.” During her teary-eyed appearance, Jones said that the article “ripped me to shreds, and I just thought that [...]

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 breaks down on the Today Show

After a heartbreaking 4th place finish in the 100m hurdles, U.S. track star Lolo Jones went on the Today Show to discuss her disappointment. Upon taking questions from co-host Savannah Guthrie Jones began to get emotional eventually breaking down into tears. Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Despite coming back from multiple injuries and...

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"...

How To Ruin Your Own Life: The Lolo Jones Edition

Let me just say you’ll never EVER see Tim Tebow crying on the news. He’s a professional virgin. You need to step it up Lolo.

Michelle Jennekke is not Bothered by Lolo Jones

Michelle Jenneke is a champion…no matter what happens!

Lolo Jones still wants to meet Tim Tebow

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Lolo Jones has meltdown on Today Show (video)

There’s a reason some people have started calling American Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones “coco loco.” She is cocoa, and a bit loco. The world’s second most fanous athlete-virgin (Tim Tebow is clearly #1) had a breakdown on NBC’s the Today show. To be fair the New York Times article she’s referring to was a bit unfair, and inaccurate to boot. Lolo Jones is not truly the...

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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