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Media criticism upsets Lolo Jones

Updated: August 9, 2012, 10:45 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

LONDON -- With her voice choking and eyes welling with tears, U.S. hurdler Lolo Jones took issue with what she called "heartbreaking" criticism a day after she barely missed winning an Olympic medal.

Jones appeared on NBC's "Today" on Wednesday and was asked about a recent story in The New York Times that said her stardom had more to do with marketing than her accomplishments on the track.

"I think it was crazy just because it was two days before I competed, and then the fact ...

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