by Hilton Hater at . Comments

Lolo Jones may be without an Olympic medal, but she is not without controversy or headlines.

The sprinter - who lost out on Gold in the 100-meter hurdles when she hit an obstacle on the home stretch and who then finished in fourth place by a tenth of a second yesterday - was the subject of a feature in The New York Times Sunday.

And it was far from flattering.

Lolo Jones in Action

The article claimed that Jones "has decided she will be whatever anyone wants her to be - vixen, virgin, victim - to draw attention to herself and the many products she endorses," referencing the fact that Jones has played up her virginity and her looks over the past few weeks.

Appearing on The Today Show this morning, the athlete fought back tears and labeled the piece of journalism a "crazy misogynist hit piece."

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by Hilton Hater at . Comments

She's received attention throughout these Olympic Games for her great looks and unusual background (she's a virgin!!!).

But Lolo Jones had a chance today to quiet the critics and make headlines for her actual exploits on the track. Did the sprinter make up for her 2008 stumble and earn a Medal in today's 100-meter hurdles?

Lolo Jones Photograph

Unfortunately... no.

Jones finished in fourth place by one-hundredth of a second, crossing the finish line in 12.58 seconds. But it was still a strong event for the U.S. team: Dawn Harper and Kellie Wells finished in second and third place, respectively.

Australia's Sally Pearson took the Gold with an Olympic record time of 12.35. But might she date Tim Tebow?

See. Jones might end up a winner after all.

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