| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:49 PM
The most surprising thing about Jeremy Abbott’s profane outburst after the men’s figure skating final at the Sochi Olympics was there had never seemed to be an edge about Abbott until he went over it.
The four-time U.S. champion’s off-...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:57 PM
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...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 4:28 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- Russia's Evgeny Plushenko withdrew, and a chunk of the crowd at the Iceberg Skating Palace left with him.
Four-time U.S.champion Jeremy Abbott crashed and burned with a will that drove him to fight off pain, get up and continue.
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:54 PM
When: Feb. 13, short; Feb. 14, free.
Best of the U.S.: Four-time and current national champion Jeremy Abbott, 28, and rising star Jason Brown, 19.
Best of the rest: Canada's Patrick Chan, winner of last three world titles and fifth-place finisher in...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:39 PM
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...
| Feb 6, 2014
For the U.S. figure skating team, men's singles skater Jeremy Abbott and pairs skaters Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir took the ice for day one of the competition, though neither short program was as good as what it possibly could have been....
| Feb 5, 2014
Stamford, Conn, - February 5, 2014 - NBCUniversal’s coverage of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi begins Thursday, at 8 p.m. ET on NBC with men’s and women’s snowboard slopestyle and team figure skating, which are both debuting in...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:38 PM
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...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 10:09 AM
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...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 2:37 PM
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,...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:12 AM
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...