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  • No medals again, but strong finishes for U.S. singles skaters at worlds

    Jason Brown delivered. So did Gracie Gold and Ashley Wagner. The result was the United States kept the maximum three singles spots in both the men’s and women’s events at the World Figure Skating Championships, an accomplishment that takes...
  • Russian soars, top U.S. women flop in short at world figure skating

    Russia’s Elizaveta Tukhtamysheva added an exclamation point to the year-long comeback that has resulted in one of the most remarkable seasons in figure skating history. The U.S. women need to make a comeback in 36 hours to avoid already putting...
  • Ice cracking under Americans' blades

     Ice cracking under Americans' blades
    Mind the gap. The person in charge of that for U.S. Figure Skating is very aware it is growing larger and more dangerous for the sport's future in this country every year. "I look at the numbers all the time," Mitch Moyer said. The numbers in...
  • Skater Polina Edmunds has revised goals as U.S. championships arrive

     Skater Polina Edmunds has revised goals as U.S. championships arrive
    Polina Edmunds had no time to grow into becoming both the future and present of U.S. women's figure skating, since that all happened all in one fell swoop. Then she had to deal with growing out of the body that carried her to the top so fast. It is no...
  • After fast rise, Polina Edmunds hits a few bumps

    After fast rise, Polina Edmunds hits a few bumps
    Polina Edmunds had no time to grow into becoming both the future and present of U.S. women's figure skating, since that all happened in one fell swoop. Then she had to deal with growing out of the body that carried her to the top so quickly. It is no...
  • Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special

    Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special
    The winter weather was warm, as expected. The "dangerous face water" — as my Tribune colleague Stacy St. Clair famously tweeted — was an unexpectedly disgusting orange. The war waited until the Olympics ended, when Russian President Vladimir...
  • Gracie Gold 3rd after missteps at Skate America

    Gracie Gold 3rd after missteps at Skate America
    All you needed to know about how the women's short programs went Saturday at Skate America was evident in the mixed reactions of several skaters when they had finished. As Russia's Elizaveta Tukhtamysheva sat in the "Kiss and Cry" area, waiting with a...
  • Gracie Gold third after missteps at Skate America

    HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — All you needed to know about how the women's short programs went Saturday at Skate America was evident in the mixed reactions of several skaters when they had finished. As Russia's Elizaveta Tukhtamysheva sat in the "Kiss...
  • ISU boss has driven skating toward a ditch

    ISU boss has driven skating toward a ditch
    Over the past two decades, International Skating Union President Ottavio Cinquanta began or ended nearly all of our many conversations and interviews by saying, “We are strong.” Cinquanta’s (royal) “we” referred to the...
  • Should Adelina Sotnikova be an Olympic champ? Yes, for sake of sport

    Should Adelina Sotnikova be an Olympic champ? Yes, for sake of sport
    Millions of people are unhappy that Russia's Adelina Sotnikova beat out South Korea's Yuna Kim for a gold medal in Olympic women's figure skating.  I'm not sure I am. The reason for that is tied up in the fact that figure skating -- for all its balletic...
  • Record-breaking petition seeks probe into Sochi figure-skating win

    Record-breaking petition seeks probe into Sochi figure-skating win
    A petition demanding an investigation into the Olympic gold medal win of Russian figure skater Adelina Sotnikova is breaking records at Change.org. Fans of Sochi silver medal winner Yuna Kim of South Korea have caused the petition to catch fire. It...