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  • Ashley Wagner bounces back after poor showing last year

    Ashley Wagner bounces back after poor showing last year
    She staggered onto the 2014 Olympic team, justifiably earning a place under rules that allowed selection as something of a career achievement award. Her performance in Sochi would be remembered less for its quality or finish — seventh — than...
  • Nagasu now wearing past figure skating scars with pride

    GREENSBORO, N.C. - The idea for the analogy came from her new coach. But the way Mirai Nagasu presented it was pure Mirai, a flashback to the inimitable way with words that had made her one of the most unpredictably entertaining interviews in figure...
  • Scimeca, Knierim lead pairs competition at US Figure Skating Championships after short program

    Alexa Scimeca couldn't do anything but laugh. She fell on her side-by-side triple salchow with Christopher Knierim in four or five straight competitions — the streak was dragging on so long she couldn't remember exactly the last time she landed...
  • 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...
  • Early win buoys South Florida skaters at nationals

    Early win buoys South Florida skaters at nationals
    The U.S. Figure Skating Championships were barely underway this week when South Florida skaters made their presence felt with a national championship. Sophia Chouinard, of Coral Springs, became the second skater from the Panthers Figure Skating Club...
  • Figure skaters set to glide on national stage

    The Panthers Figure Skating Club has long had outstanding performances in showcase events. Seven elite skaters from the Coral Springs-based club will be performing Jan. 17-25 at the 2015 National Championships in Greensboro, N.C. Franchesca Chiera...
  • 2014 in sports: Thanks for the memories ...

    2014 in sports: Thanks for the memories ...
    The countdown of one fan’s view of the most intriguing local sports stories of 2014 continues/concludes today with the ranking of the top five. To review, Nos. 6-10 included Grant High senior track star Jonathan Wells; North Chicago football...
  • Christmas skates into Easton with Holiday Ice Spectacular

    The spotlight shines down on a winter wonderland on the stage of the State Theatre in Easton. Snow falls lightly. Skaters dressed in white glide, leap and twirl gracefully across the ice. Yes, ice, covering the State Theatre stage. Sort of. The...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 12/21 log (updated Saturday AM)

    8:25 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Sunderland at Newcastle.--NBCSN 8:30 a.m.    Football: Nov. 2008: Phoebus vs. Lake Taylor.--LSC 48 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News and nnpstv....
  • 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...