| Mar 28, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Jeremy Abbott did not win a medal, but Abbott's performance at his final figure skating competition still will count as something of a triumph.
By finishing fourth in the free skate and fifth overall Friday at the World Figure Skating Championships in...
| 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-...
| 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...
| 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 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...