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Figure Skating

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  • Figure skaters glide out with spring show

    Interest in ice skating peaks every four years during the Olympics. The 2014 Sochi games might be over, but swirling figures on ice are still dancing in the dreams of young would-be Meryl Davis and Charlie White, the Olympic gold medalists in ice dancing....
  • Charlie White and Meryl Davis: shining 'Stars'

    Charlie White and Meryl Davis: shining 'Stars'
    In the month since winning gold in the Winter Olympics, partners Charlie White and Meryl Davis have traded the hard-packed ice for a ballroom dance floor on ABC's "Dancing With the Stars." The two are facing off against an unlikely opponent: each other....
  • Penalties after a win? For this Hawks game, yes

    Penalties after a win? For this Hawks game, yes
    Fans knew it was gonna be tough even before the gloves came off. But the Blackhawks capped a good week with a 4-2 win over Central Division leader St. Louis on Sunday at the United Center. Chicago now has won three straight for the first time since...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Davis and White transform their sport

    Davis and White transform their sport
    BOSTON – There was a moment midway through their short dance Friday afternoon at the U.S. Championships when you forgot Meryl Davis and Charlie White were on skates. That is exactly the illusion they were trying to create.  Their ability to do...