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  • Letter from Ottavio Cinquanta to other top ISU officials

    Letter from Ottavio Cinquanta to other top ISU officials
    To: ISU Council Members Chairs of the ISU TCs   copy to: ISU Legal Advisors ISU Treasurer ISU Director General ISU Sports Directorate ISU TCs members ISU Medical Commission ISU Development Coordinator ISU Disciplinary...
  • Gracie Gold women's winner at U.S. championships

    BOSTON — Ashley Wagner did not want to take advantage of the rules — or lack of them — to back into one of the three women's singles spots on the 2014 Olympic figure skating team. But a dismal performance in Saturday's U.S....
  • NBC's Winter Olympics coverage begins on Thursday; here's schedule

     
    Stamford, Conn, - February 5, 2014 - NBCUniversal’s coverage of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi begins Thursday, at 8 p.m. ET on NBC with men’s and women’s snowboard slopestyle and team figure skating, which are both debuting in...
  • Severna Park resident's ice dreams took shape at Millersville rink

    Severna Park resident's ice dreams took shape at Millersville rink
    Christalyn Trimilove was about 6 years old when her father, Paul, took her skating at the Benfield Pines Ice Rink in Millersville, a once-popular local facility that has since closed. Trimilove, a lifelong resident of Severna Park, has mixed memories of...
  • Fox's 'American Idol' Down, 'Rake' Steady Opposite Another Big Night for NBC With Olympics

    Fox's "American Idol" dipped a bit Thursday while its low-rated lead-out "Rake" at least managed to maintain at its week-earlier level on a night that was once again ruled by NBC's coverage of the Winter Olympics. According to preliminary national...
  • Winter Olympics: Ice Skater Gracie Gold Faces Media Frenzy, Fierce Competitors

    SOCHI, Russia -- My first thought when I picked up Sports Illustrated this week with ice skater Gracie Gold on the cover was how quickly America's skiing superstar Lindsay Vonn, who opted out of the Sochi Olympics due to injury, has been replaced in the...
  • Speaking of Sports

     
    The Detroit Free Press reports: (University of Michigan football coach) Brady Hoke likely will be getting a new title: J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Head Football Coach. The Harris family is donating $10 million to endow the position and......
  • 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...
  • Sochi Olympics TV: Did NBC cover the Sotnikova-Kim controversy well?

    A good controversy gets fans mad, but it also makes TV networks excited. When short-program leader Yuna Kim of South Korea skated a seemingly flawless performance Thursday in the women's figure-skating long program at the Sochi Olympics--but still...
  • Sochi Olympics TV: Yuna Kim, Gracie Gold and the figure-skating chase

    Sochi Olympics TV: Yuna Kim, Gracie Gold and the figure-skating chase
    For most viewers, Olympic figure skating can be a subjective and murky sport, the difference between medals and also-ran status found in small gradations not visible to the naked eye. But in Wednesday night’s prime-time short skate from Sochi,...
  • Sochi Games TV: Seven Olympics thoughts after the closing ceremony

    For the last 18 days, I've been chronicling TV's coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics, dutifully watching all manner of downhill ski races, luge runs and short-track heats. What effect this has had on me I'll leave to an imminently convening team of...