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Jeremy Abbott

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  • 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...
  • U.S. Figure Skating Championships TV schedule

     
    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...
  • 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...
  • How U.S. Figure Skating snubbed Czisny

    How U.S. Figure Skating snubbed Czisny
    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...
  • 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...
  • Live figure skating coverage disappears

    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. The pricing...