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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hanyu soars after Plushenko withdraws

    Hanyu soars after Plushenko withdraws
    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. And...
  • Men's figure skating

    Men's figure skating
    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...
  • Olympics 2014: Figure skater Jeremy Abbott 'not sure what went wrong'

     
    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....
  • NBC's Winter Olympics coverage begins on Thursday; here's schedule

     
    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...
  • Solid senior skate debut for Gold

    Solid senior skate debut for Gold
    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....
  • Rippon puts himself back into the fight

    Rippon puts himself back into the fight
    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...
  • Abbott unconcerned about old skating rivals' comeback plans

    Abbott unconcerned about old skating rivals' comeback plans
    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...
  • By the numbers: Big Four (U.S. alpine skiing), Lucky 13 (Hannah Kearney), 0-for-3 (Jeremy Abbott)

    By the numbers:  Big Four (U.S. alpine skiing), Lucky 13 (Hannah Kearney), 0-for-3 (Jeremy Abbott)
    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...