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Jeremy Abbott

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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Ashley Wagner decries Russian anti-gay law

    Ashley Wagner decries Russian anti-gay law
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The bottom line: Lysacek, U.S. Skating both losing in dispute between them

    The bottom line: Lysacek, U.S. Skating both losing in dispute between them
    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...
  • Young Russian adds needed sparkle to young figure skating season

    Young Russian adds needed sparkle to young figure skating season
    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-...
  • Lysacek won't enter U.S. Championships

    Lysacek won't enter U.S. Championships
    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...