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  • Fatigued or not, Tatsuki Machida golden at Skate America

    Fatigued or not, Tatsuki Machida golden at Skate America
    Figure skating can be an unforgiving sport. When fatigue sets in late in a long program, which lasts 41/2 minutes for men, the athletes mist push forward with jumps and spins and footwork, all on blades with edges as wide as the cutting edge of a...
  • Russian women dominate at Skate America; Gold takes 3rd

    Russian women dominate at Skate America; Gold takes 3rd
    For the second straight season, the most compelling women's figure skating competition will take place in Sochi, Russia. Last season, it was the 2014 Winter Olympics. This season, it is the Russian Championships, where the field should be so deep in...
  • Nagasu finds unnerving parallel in Madame Butterfly

    Nagasu finds unnerving parallel in Madame Butterfly
    From the moment she first appeared before national media, as the 13-year-old surprise winner of the 2007 U.S. junior figure skating title, listening to Mirai Nagasu always had been a pure pleasure. Over the next few years, as she won a senior national...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 11/2 log (updated Saturday PM with tennis matchups)

    6 a.m.    Golf: BMW Masters final round (d. in Shanghai).--Golf 6 a.m.    Tennis: Paris Masters doubles final: Marcin Matkowski-Jurgen Melzer vs. Bob Bryan-Mike Bryan.--Tennis Ch. 8:25 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Manchester United at...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 11/9 log (updated Saturday AM)

    7 a.m.    Tennis: ATP Tour World Finals: Julien Benneteau – Edouard Roger-Vasselin vs. Marcel Granollers-Marc Lopez, then Kei Nishikori vs. Andy Murray at 9.--Tennis Ch. 7:30 a.m.    Motorsports: MotoGP World Championship: Grand Prix of Valencia(...
  • Figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu to undergo tests after collision

    Olympic men's figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu is to undergo medical tests after returning to Japan in a wheelchair following an on-ice collision with another skater at the Cup of China. Hanyu, who became the first Asian man to win figure skating...
  • Remembering Shep Goldberg, agent to Kwan and mensch to all

    Remembering Shep Goldberg, agent to Kwan and mensch to all
    Not long after a 13-year-old kid became America’s ice darling of the moment by winning the U.S. Olympic Festival before the largest crowd ever to see a figure skating competition, her father realized he might soon need someone to look out for his...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Amy Purdy doing OK after 'DWTS' injury, hoping to dance next week

    Amy Purdy doing OK after 'DWTS' injury, hoping to dance next week
    Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy is "doing okay" after suffering a back spasm on Monday's episode of "Dancing With the Stars." The athlete, who had her legs amputated at age 19 after she contracted a type of bacterial meningitis, performed a sensual...