| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...