Misty May-Treanor

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US Team Goes for Hat Trick in Beach Volleyball

Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings win ... again

(Newser) - Some Olympic highlights from today:
  • Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings won their third consecutive gold medal in beach volleyball, beating April Ross and Jennifer Kessy in an all-American final. The gold medalists have never lost a match at the Olympics. It was the Olympic farewell for May-Treanor.
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Injury Ends Olympian's DWTS Run

Beach volleyball champ Misty May-Treanor ruptured tendon Friday

(Newser) - Olympic gold medalist Misty May-Treanor confirmed last night that she is leaving ABC’s Dancing With the Stars after suffering a ruptured Achilles tendon. “I'm out,” the beach volleyball champ announced during yesterday’s show, OK! reports. She said she “heard a pop doing the lindy hop”... More »

Hurt Volleyballer Likely on DWTS DL

Olympic volleyballer is hurt, could drop out of reality show

(Newser) - Olympic beach volleyball gold-medalist Misty May-Treanor suffered an injury that may knock her out of competition this season—of ABC's Dancing With the Stars, reports People. The athlete, who has cited wearing heels as one of her biggest ballroom challenges, did not break her ankle, but no further details about... More »

Bass, Braxton Join Dancing With the Stars

Athletes, reality faves round out competitors for ABC's next season

(Newser) - Dancing With the Stars' seventh season will be a record-breaker, ABC News reports. Thirteen celebrities will vie for victory, including the show’s youngest- and oldest-ever contestants. A few more familiar faces to expect:
  1. Lance Bass: The former 'N Sync heartthrob and wannabe astronaut’s dancing experience should give him
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US Women Win Gold Again in Beach Volleyball

(Newser) - Americans Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor are still queens of the sand. The duo won the gold medal in beach volleyball today by beating the Chinese team of Wang Jie amd Tian Ja, the AP reports. Walsh and May-Treanor, who have now won 108 consecutive matches, are the first to... More »

Bush's Brush With Olympic History

Bush nearly pats gold medalist's backside after making good play

(Newser) - President Bush's visit to the US women’s volleyball team sparked a quirky photo and Internet sensation today, Andrew Malcolm blogs in the Los Angeles Times. After Bush took tips from two gold medalist players, he made a fine play—and volleyballer Misty May-Treanor bent over to let him slap... More »

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