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  • Meryl Davis and Charlie White complete ice dance sweep

     
    There was never any doubt. Meryl Davis and Charlie White finished a clean sweep of all three phases in the ice dance competition at the U.S. Championships with a free dance Saturday to "Phantom of the Opera'' that had athletic......
  • Saturday's Highlights: Jessica Cauffiel and Brady Smith star in a new TV movie

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan 17 - 23, in PDF format This week's TV Movies FIGURES: Jessica Cauffiel stars as a former Olympic figure skater in the new TV drama 'Ice Dreams' at 9......
  • Nagasu hopes being first again is far cry from the last time

     
    When Mirai Nagasu won the short program at the Cup of China Grand Prix last October, it brought her to tears. They weren't tears of joy. The idea of being ahead going into the free skate was simply too emotionally......
  • Philip Hersh: Rachael Flatt deserved systematic victory, but fans deserved an explanation

     
    Some final thoughts on the women's result at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships: Evan Lysacek, both a friend and training partner of Mirai Nagasu, was sitting among the press for the end of the women's free skate Saturday. When Nagasu,......
  • Nancy Kerrigan's brother charged with assault after father dies

     
    Figure skater Nancy Kerrigan's brother has been arrested and charged with assaulting their 70-year-old father, who was found dead Sunday at his Massachusetts home. Mark Kerrigan, 45, is scheduled to be arraigned later today on a charge of a assault......
  • Play it again, Spokane: the sooner, the better

     
    My final, final thoughts on the 2010 U.S. Figure Skating Championships: Barb Beddor rolled her eyes That happened Saturday, when I told her Spokane should be in a regular rotation as the host city for nationals. "What can I bribe......
  • Animal advocacy group wants Johnny Weir to stop wearing fur

     
    It appears at least one animal advocacy group is getting upset over Johnny Weir's fur-fused fashion sense. In a letter posted on its website, Friends of Animals has asked the Olympic figure skater to stop wearing fur. The group criticized......
  • Philip Hersh: A Candide conversation with IOC President Jacques Rogge

     
    Today's "Candide" prize for an unbridled walk on the bright side goes to International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge (pictured, with President Obama). He gets a copy of not only the 18th-century satire, titled "Candide, or Optimism,'' but also...
  • Johnny Weir, an athlete dancing to a rollicking tune

     
    Clearing my head -- and my notebook -- before leaving Tuesday for Vancouver, where I will be covering my ninth straight Winter Olympics. (For those as math-challenged as I, that means the first was Lake Placid 1980). I have been......
  • Marching orders for Olympians Jack Johnson, Evan Lysacek and Mirai Nagasu

     
    Spend enough time at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo and there's no telling how many Olympians you'll stumble over. On one sheet of ice Thursday were the Kings, who will send five players to the Vancouver Games on......
  • Kim Yuna: Athleticism and grace on ice

     
    Kim Yuna of South Korea, favored to win gold in women’s figure skating, combines superb technical skill and dramatic skating. One demanding jump sequence in her repertoire....