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  • Ashley Wagner back on top in U.S. women's figure skating

    Ashley Wagner back on top in U.S. women's figure skating
    Hot rivalry between Ashley Wagner and Gracie Gold in U.S. women's figure skating? Not Saturday night. Not with the peerless performance Wagner delivered to win her third national title in the last four years, one that gave her an in-your-face...
  • Comeback trail: Ashley Wagner takes women's short program at nationals

    Comeback trail: Ashley Wagner takes women's short program at nationals
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — 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...
  • Skate America marks sport's major return to Chicago area

     Skate America marks sport's major return to Chicago area
    The Chicago Arena in Streeterville is long gone, sold in 1954 to become a "television city" for CBS Chicago, sold again when CBS moved to North State Street in 2008, now a construction site for the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago's new hospital....
  • 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...
  • Synchro figure skating, mass start speed race proposed for 2018 Olympics

    Synchro figure skating, mass start speed race proposed for 2018 Olympics
    Synchronized skating, a figure skating discipline, and a mass start speed skating event open to both long track and short track athletes could be on the program for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. International Skating Union...
  • 2014 in review: Highland Park and Deerfield

    2014 in review: Highland Park and Deerfield
    The past year was marked by both controversy and considerable change in Highland Park and Deerfield. Whether it was protesting the departure of a popular high school principal or opposing the closure of the town's only boat ramp, Highland Park residents...
  • 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...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 11/16 log (updated Sunday AM with more matchups)

    3:30 a.m.    Golf: Turkish Airlines Open final round (in Belek).--Golf 4 a.m.    Baseball: U.S. major-leaguers vs. Japanese stars.--MLB Net. 5 a.m.    Tennis: ATP World Tour Finals’ semifinals (d.): Kei Nishikori vs. Novak Djokovic; Roger Federer...
  • Park Ridge's David Santee selected for Figure Skating Hall of Fame

    Park Ridge's David Santee selected for Figure Skating Hall of Fame
    Last winter, David Santee was on his way to the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, as an assistant to the figure skating judges panel. This January, the two-time Olympic skater and Park Ridge native will head to Greensboro, N.C., for another...
  • Jason Brown career growth planned for long haul

     Jason Brown career growth planned for long haul
    One singular sensation Every little step he takes. One thrilling combination Every move that he makes. — "A Chorus Line" Timing is everything. The 4 1/2 minutes of figure skating at last January's U.S. Championships that turned Jason Brown...
  • Good riddance! What Patt Morrison won't miss from 2014

    Good riddance! What Patt Morrison won't miss from 2014
    Sometimes, you just cannot ditch the year fast enough. It’s a relief to bid "adieu" to some of 2014’s miserably low moments and people and things, and because I can, I’m throwing in a few others that I’d like to nudge closer to...