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Figure Skating

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  • The Agenda: Ice skating @ Santa Monica

     
    Surf, sun and skates are the unique combination that is a hallmark of an L.A. autumn, now that Ice in Santa Monica is open. Head out to this outdoor rink, only a few blocks away from the Promenade, and imagine you live in a city with actual seasons. If...
  • Philip Hersh: 24th annual awards to international sports figures

     
    So here we are, at the end of another year, finding ourselves looking back at an Olympics with tragedy and triumph, with good sports and sore losers (you know who you are, Evgeny Plushenko), a year with stirring achievements and......
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Transformers' on ABC

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 26 - Jan. 1 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Dec. 26 - Jan. 1 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be......
  • New Year's Eve options for families

     
    It’s not yet Christmas but it’s never too early to start planning for New Year’s Eve. Spending the final day of the year with the little ones is becoming easier as more and more places offer family-friendly celebrations. The Lehigh Valley...
  • A belated salute to Bud Greenspan

     
    Between a holiday vacation and total immersion in a story to be published later this winter, I have been absent from this space for several weeks. That means it's time to catch up. There were a number of things worth......
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Green Zone' on HBO

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 23 - 29 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Jan. 23 - 29 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at:......
  • Is 5-foot Courtney Hicks the next big thing in U.S. skating?

     
    Here we are at the first major national event after the Olympics, when everyone's thoughts turn toward finding the next big thing (who usually is rather small) in U.S. women's figure skating. The place everyone looks first is the junior......
  • Will the top three U.S. women skaters still be there in 2014?

     
    A couple hours after the women's final Saturday at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, I was in a group of longtime figure skating writers discussing what we might expect between now and the next Olympics, and one of my colleagues......
  • Abbott out of shadows, but only briefly

     
    For seven years, two names had been fixtures on the awards stand at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Either Johnny Weir (three titles, six podium finishes) or Evan Lysacek (two titles, six podiums) or both (five times) were medalists at......
  • Philip Hersh: World Figure Skating Championships unlikely to produce a big haul for U.S.

     
    One medal. That's what the United States figures to get at the March World Figure Skating Championships. That's all that the results -- and quality of skating -- from the U.S. Championships that ended Sunday would augur. One medal would......
  • Skater Jason Brown hopes to follow in Evan Lysacek's footsteps

     
    Here are my last words on the 2011 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. And the first I ever have written about Jason Brown. But they certainly won't be the last, given how well the 16-year-old sophomore at Illinois' Highland Park High......