| Oct 26, 2014
| 5:40 PM
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...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 10:05 AM
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...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 1:56 PM
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...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 12:14 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(...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 6:08 PM
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...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:28 PM
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...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 10:17 PM
Patti Smith was writing long before she became known as a rock performer, so the accolades she has been receiving for her written work have a complete-the-circle sort of feel.
She won the 2010 National Book Award for nonfiction for "Just Kids," her...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:30 PM
As red ribbons begin wrapping around trees in Highland Park in support of Olympic figure skater and city native Jason Brown, the athlete said he hopes the strategy that landed him at the games will also lead to a win.
Brown wasn’t favored to win...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:33 AM
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...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:23 AM
Over the past two decades, International Skating Union President Ottavio Cinquanta began or ended nearly all of our many conversations and interviews by saying, “We are strong.”
Cinquanta’s (royal) “we” referred to the...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:35 PM
There always was music in the car. Lots of Frank Sinatra, Billy Joel and James Taylor, singers who will always remind Blackhawks forward Ben Smith of being with his father, Larry Alan Smith, as they made lengthy drives around New England, sometimes five...