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'Fierce Five' soar their way into Olympic history

Updated: August 1, 2012, 12:15 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- For 16 years, the Magnificent Seven defined the U.S. women's Olympic gymnastics program, setting the standard by which every American team is judged.

There is gold. And there is everything else.

Now -- finally -- there is the team known as the "Fierce Five."

Jordyn Wieber. Gabby Douglas. McKayla Maroney. Aly Raisman. Kyla Ross.

Teenagers. Champions. And maybe -- just maybe -- the greatest team of all time.

"Others might disagree, the '96 team might disagree," ...

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