How Aly Raisman, The Steady Teammate, Won Individual Gold

On the final day of Olympic gymnastics, American Aly Raisman broke through—winning bronze on the balance beam and then gold, decisively, on the floor. Till now, Raisman had been mainly celebrated for her consistency and leadership: a steady competitor under pressure, with a record of team success and individual… » 8/08/12 9:13am 8/08/12 9:13am

The "Scam Cup": How A Very American TV Event Gives U.S. Gymnasts A Leg…

If you listen to USA Gymnastics and NBC, it's one of the most important Olympic tune-ups. If you listen to the rest of the world, it's a glorified showcase for American athletes. So maybe it's fitting that the American Cup's highest-scoring female gymnast wasn't even entered in the competition. » 3/07/12 8:00am 3/07/12 8:00am