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U.S. women rout Russia for worlds title

Updated: October 11, 2011, 6:00 PM ET
Associated Press

TOKYO -- Just imagine if the Americans were at full strength.

Unfazed by the loss of Beijing Olympic captain Alicia Sacramone, the United States women won their third world gymnastics title Tuesday with a commanding performance that let everyone know they're the team to beat next summer in London -- regardless of who's on the roster.

The Americans scored 179.411 points, finishing a whopping four points ahead of Russia, last year's champion

"I just told them, 'We're going ...

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