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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • U.S. men stumble in skate short program

    U.S. men stumble in skate short program
    At face value, the results were just plain poor. Three-time U.S. champion Jeremy Abbott ninth, training mate Adam Rippon tenth in Friday's short program at the World Figure Skating Championships at Nice, France. That adds up to 19.  The two U.S. men...
  • 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...
  • Gold: 'I can compete with these skaters'

    Gold: 'I can compete with these skaters'
    On the final day of the figure skating season, the grind apparently caught up with everyone as the women finished the World Team Trophy in Tokyo. U.S. champion Ashley Wagner won the free skate and moved from fifth to third overall despite negative grades...
  • Abbott out of shadows, but only briefly

     
    For seven years, two names had been fixtures on the awards stand at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Either Johnny Weir (three titles, six podium finishes) or Evan Lysacek (two titles, six podiums) or both (five times) were medalists at......
  • Skater Jason Brown hopes to follow in Evan Lysacek's footsteps

     
    Here are my last words on the 2011 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. And the first I ever have written about Jason Brown. But they certainly won't be the last, given how well the 16-year-old sophomore at Illinois' Highland Park High......
  • With family safe, Dungjen and Sato deal with their skaters' uncertainty

     
    No U.S. figure skating coaches are more sensitive to the situation in Japan than Yuka Sato and her husband, Jason Dungjen. Sato was a world champion for Japan. Her father, Nobuo, and mother, Kumiko, coach some of Japan's leading skaters,......