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Figure Skating

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  • Remembering Shep Goldberg, agent to Kwan and mensch to all

    Remembering Shep Goldberg, agent to Kwan and mensch to all
    Not long after a 13-year-old kid became America’s ice darling of the moment by winning the U.S. Olympic Festival before the largest crowd ever to see a figure skating competition, her father realized he might soon need someone to look out for his...
  • Figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu to undergo tests after collision

    Olympic men's figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu is to undergo medical tests after returning to Japan in a wheelchair following an on-ice collision with another skater at the Cup of China. Hanyu, who became the first Asian man to win figure skating...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 11/9 log (updated Saturday AM)

    7 a.m.    Tennis: ATP Tour World Finals: Julien Benneteau – Edouard Roger-Vasselin vs. Marcel Granollers-Marc Lopez, then Kei Nishikori vs. Andy Murray at 9.--Tennis Ch. 7:30 a.m.    Motorsports: MotoGP World Championship: Grand Prix of Valencia(...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 11/2 log (updated Saturday PM with tennis matchups)

    6 a.m.    Golf: BMW Masters final round (d. in Shanghai).--Golf 6 a.m.    Tennis: Paris Masters doubles final: Marcin Matkowski-Jurgen Melzer vs. Bob Bryan-Mike Bryan.--Tennis Ch. 8:25 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Manchester United at...
  • Nagasu finds unnerving parallel in Madame Butterfly

    Nagasu finds unnerving parallel in Madame Butterfly
    From the moment she first appeared before national media, as the 13-year-old surprise winner of the 2007 U.S. junior figure skating title, listening to Mirai Nagasu always had been a pure pleasure. Over the next few years, as she won a senior national...
  • Fatigued or not, Tatsuki Machida golden at Skate America

    Fatigued or not, Tatsuki Machida golden at Skate America
    Figure skating can be an unforgiving sport. When fatigue sets in late in a long program, which lasts 41/2 minutes for men, the athletes mist push forward with jumps and spins and footwork, all on blades with edges as wide as the cutting edge of a...
  • Russian women dominate at Skate America; Gold takes 3rd

    Russian women dominate at Skate America; Gold takes 3rd
    For the second straight season, the most compelling women's figure skating competition will take place in Sochi, Russia. Last season, it was the 2014 Winter Olympics. This season, it is the Russian Championships, where the field should be so deep in...
  • Gracie Gold growing into veteran skating stature

    Gracie Gold has an Olympic team event bronze medal, a U.S. title, a Sports Illustrated cover, personal props from Taylor Swift and a sense of still being new on the skating scene, no surprise given no one had heard of her three years ago. At 19, Gold...
  • Jason Brown falls short in men's short program

    Jason Brown falls short in men's short program
    Letdown, part 1: Jason Brown of Highland Park, excited to skate for people he knows so well he recognized individual voices cheering him, fell on his triple axel opening jump of the Skate America short program. Letdown, part 2: At the moment when a...
  • 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...