| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:50 PM
PARK CITY, Utah – Ashley Wagner was well prepared for the question. During a U.S. Figure Skating training camp in late August, she and other skaters had been told to expect it. The U.S. Olympic Committee told the skaters what its position was, and...
| Jan 23, 2013
The 2013 U.S. Figure Skating Championships TV schedule begins Saturday, Jan. 26, at 3pm ET on NBC with the pairs free skate and free dance competitions. Top figure skaters compete for the national championship at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb., for...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 8:06 AM
Gracie Gold's debut in a senior figure skating competition was solid.
Gold, 16, who trains in suburban Chicago, overcame a mistake on a triple lutz jump to finish fourth in the short program Thursday at the World Team Trophy competition in Tokyo....
| Jan 27, 2012
| 10:31 PM
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Adam Rippon knew what was at stake as he waited for Friday’s short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships.
It was time to put up or shut up for a skater who had fallen far short of the expectations created by...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 6:44 PM
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- When the men's event at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships finished Sunday in the HP Pavilion, Evan Lysacek was in Dubai for some promotional work he declined to specify when we talked last week.
Lysacek announced last fall he...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Several ruminations, mostly numerical, about three subjects:
1. When Bode Miller finished second Friday in the downhill at Chamonix, France, it was the 21st top-three finish for a U.S. alpine skier this season. With any luck, that means Team USA...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 1:35 PM
By any measure, Alissa Czisny has been the best U.S. women's figure skater over the past two seasons.
Second and first at the last two U.S. Championships. Highest U.S. women's finisher at the 2011 worlds. Best U.S. finisher on the Grand Prix circuit...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 9:37 AM
Just before he began preparing for a comeback into competitive figure skating, reigning Olympic men's champion Evan Lysacek switched agents from International Management Group to Creative Artists Agency.
And CAA, long known as one of the most powerful...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:54 PM
One-third of the way into the Grand Prix "regular season," here are 10 things I know about the state of competitive figure skating:
1. The general performance level is as sloppy as ever, yet another piece of evidence that the demands of the sport's not-...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 3:45 PM
Evan Lysacek has decided not to enter January's U.S. Figure Skating Championships.
Responding late Monday night to a text message in which I noted the entry deadline was Wednesday and asked if he were going to enter, Lysacek said, "Unfortunately, no I'm...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:07 PM
As another figure skating season begins in earnest Friday with the first of seven senior Grand Prix events, a sport that has been sliding slowly out of general U.S. consciousness will be losing traction among even its hardest-core fans.