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Jeremy Abbott

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  • 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....
  • Brown, Gold headline Skate America at Sears Centre

    Brown, Gold headline Skate America at Sears Centre
    It will be the return of the local hero when the Chicago area gets its first significant competitive figure skating event in nearly 70 years. As expected, 2014 Olympian Jason Brown of Highland Park is to compete in Skate America Oct. 24-26 at the...
  • Preparing for the Sochi Winter Olympics

    Preparing for the Sochi Winter Olympics
    The countdown has begun — only 30 days remain until the opening ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Eighty-five countries are expected to bring 5,500 athletes and team members to Russia in early February. They will compete in 98 events spread...
  • At Sochi Olympics, figure skater Patrick Chan faces big expectations

     At Sochi Olympics, figure skater Patrick Chan faces big expectations
    SOCHI, Russia — Two Canadian men could sweep the medals in men's figure skating. That apparent mathematical impossibility adds up because Canadian skater Patrick Chan is the favorite and Canadian coach Brian Orser, a two-time Olympic silver...
  • Highland Park's Brown on Olympic team

    BOSTON — In 2011, after Jason Brown had delivered a dazzling free skate in his senior debut at the U.S. Championships, it was apparent his ninth-place finish was not an accurate reflection of his promising future in the sport. At the time, Brown,...
  • Abbott, Wagner to do short programs in team event

    Abbott, Wagner to do short programs in team event
    SOCHI, Russia -- Ashley Wagner and Jeremy Abbott will do at least the short program phase of the new team figure skating event at the 2014 Olympics, according to Tribune sources. USA Today reported Tuesday that Wagner and Abbott will be replaced in...
  • Jeremy Abbott skates a record short program in U.S. event

    Jeremy Abbott skates a record short program in U.S. event
    BOSTON -- Jeremy Abbott nearly fell on a jump. But it was merely his jump for joy after a performance in Friday's short program at the U.S. Championships that recalled what a wondrous skater Abbott can be when he lands the jumps that count. After...
  • Once again, few singular sensations in U.S. skating

    Once again, few singular sensations in U.S. skating
    Unless Gracie Gold and Adam Rippon rally in Saturday’s free skate at the NHK Trophy in Tokyo, it looks as if Ashley Wagner could be the lone U.S. singles qualifier for the Grand Prix Final. Qualifying places are determined by each skater’s...
  • Even with broken axel, Asada rolls smoothly on ice

    Even with broken axel, Asada rolls smoothly on ice
    Good news:  Japan’s Mao Asada need not be defined by the triple axel any more.  The final 45 seconds of her NHK Trophy free skate Saturday, with no jumps but a striking footwork sequence and a beautiful spiral you wish she would hold longer, show...
  • Same old, same old for struggling U.S. figure skaters

    Once again, Ashley Wagner is the only U.S. singles skater to qualify for the Grand Prix Final. Wagner, silver medalist last year, will join the nonpareil ice dancers, Meryl Davis and Charlie White, as the U.S. entries at the event Dec. 5-8 in Fukuoka,...
  • Why Evan Lysacek still is the talk of U.S. men's skating

    Why Evan Lysacek still is the talk of U.S. men's skating
    Within days, we are likely to find out what long has seemed like a foregone conclusion: that Evan Lysacek has given up the attempt to defend his Olympic figure skating title. There are those who ask why there still is so much attention, from sponsors...