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Simone Biles takes gymnastics title

Updated: August 18, 2013, 12:07 AM ET
Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. -- When Martha Karolyi watches Simone Biles bound across the floor like gravity is an option not a requirement, the U.S. women's gymnastics national team coordinator sees a diamond still in need of a bit of polish.

Very little, apparently.

The seemingly weightless 16-year-old with the physics challenging hops soared in the women's national all-around finals on Saturday night, leading all the way to edge Olympic gold medalist and favorite Kyla Ross in the first major ...

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