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Lolo Jones wins U.S. Open hurdles

Updated: January 29, 2012, 12:58 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Every time Lolo Jones cried because she could barely walk, every time she dragged herself to two or three workouts a day.

"It was all worth it," the American hurdler said Saturday night after winning in her first race since spine surgery.

Jones beat a deep field in the 50-meter hurdles in the U.S. Open at Madison Square Garden. She finished in 6.78 seconds to hold off Britain's Tiffany Porter.

"I was such a mental mess the night before," she said. "Just thinking, ...

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