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  • Philip Hersh: Lewis-Powell long jump -- the best in my quarter-century of globetrotting

     
    For a quarter century, I have had the best job in the world. It began when I convinced the sports editor who brought me to the Chicago Tribune, Gene Quinn, that the success of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics (which,......
  • Webcasts no longer doomsday for figure skating

     
    Almost exactly three years ago, I wrote a story about the state of figure skating as a TV property in which I said, "The forecast is so ominous that it could turn figure skating into primarily an Internet sport as......
  • Michelle Kwan, Dan Jansen and Bonnie Blair to ride on Rose Parade float

     
    Olympic medalists Michelle Kwan, Bonnie Blair and Dan Jansen will be joined by six American Olympic hopefuls on a Rose Parade float entitled "Quest for the Best" Jan. 1 in Pasadena. Kwan, a two-time figure skating medalist, and speedskaters Blair......
  • Michelle Kwan has some advice for Kim Yu-na

     
    Five-time world champion figure skater Michelle Kwan says that South Korea's Kim Yu-na, one of the favorites for the Vancouver Olympics, is an influential role model for future figure skaters from the Asian nation. “I know they all look up......
  • Lysacek, in the celebrity whirlwind, says he plans to continue competing

     
    Evan Lysacek had the best sleepless night of his life.The "Today" show had him for its opening segment Friday, which meant being in the studio across the water in North Vancouver at 4 a.m. Next, three hours later, came a......
  • For Lysacek, celebrity whirlwind starts fast

     
    Evan Lysacek was about to have the best sleepless night of his life. The Today Show has him booked for their opening segment Friday, which means being in their studio across the water in North Vancouver at 4 a.m. Pacific......
  • Figure skating star Joannie Rochette intends to compete despite mother's sudden death

     
    About seven hours after learning her mother had died unexpectedly, Canadian figure skater Joannie Rochette, the reigning world silver medalist, showed her resolve to compete in the Olympics as planned by coming to her scheduled Sunday afternoon practice...
  • That will be doctor Michelle Kwan, if you please

     
    Figure skating legend Michelle Kwan will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree after delivering the commencement speech May 8 at Southern Vermont College in Bennington, Vt. Kwan, 29, a two-time Olympic medalist, five-time world champion...
  • Skate coach Carroll expects his move won't affect Nagasu

     
    Bumped into Frank Carroll at Monday night's "Dancing With the Stars" show, where he was a front-row guest of his Olympic champion skater and "DWTS" contestant Evan Lysacek. Even though Carroll was dazed by his 24-hour Sunday trip back from......
  • Words of wisdom from Michelle Kwan -- that's Dr. Michelle Kwan

     
    Early this year, at the end of a phone conversation with Michelle Kwan about eventual 2010 Olympic champion Kim Yuna of South Korea, we began talking about Kwan's studies, and I told Michelle that what she has done since her......
  • Mirai Nagasu not on par with Rachel Flatt? Huh?

     
    I am trying to figure out how U.S. Figure Skating decided Mirai Nagasu does not belong on the same level as Rachael Flatt in the "team envelopes" for the 2010-11 season that USFS announced Friday. That means Nagasu will get......
  • Video of Michelle Kwan's commencement speech

     
    Following up on my Monday blog, here is video of Michelle Kwan delivering her commencement speech and receiving an honorary degree at Southern Vermont College. Bad weather forced the ceremony to be held under a tent, hence the low light.......