08/08/2012 11:05 am ET

No One Cries For Lolo Jones

Jim McKay used to say that every day at the Olympics gave you something to cheer and to cry about. I don't know if Lolo Jones cried last night after failing to win a medal in the 100m hurdles, and I'm fairly certain that none of her U.S. teammates cried for her, but there's something about her whole story that is very sad.

You'll remember that she lost in Beijing when she hit the next-to-last hurdle -- and how weird, the next-to-last, not the last when you expect your energy to give out -- and just missed out on the gold.

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