| Mar 30, 2012
| 8:51 AM
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...
| May 14, 2012
| 9:11 AM
DALLAS - Evan Lysacek and Nastia Liukin share an experience that has turned each into an emotional bulwark for the other’s Olympic comeback.
“When you go to the Olympic Games and win, no one understands what you are going through afterward...
| May 21, 2012
| 10:58 AM
When the 2012 Grand Prix figure skating assignments were announced Monday, with Alissa Czisny getting just one competition rather than the two customary for a skater with her record, it looked as if U.S. Figure Skating might have been saying it felt the...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:34 PM
They installed the first outdoor Olympic rings Wednesday in Sochi, Russia, a 60-by-30-foot reminder that Thursday marks a year to go before the opening of the 2014 Winter Games.
The temperature was 61.
That incongruity brings up the first of a baker's...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 11:50 AM
OMAHA - Frank Carroll watched Evan Lysacek skate Monday.
And that made Lysacek's longtime coach feel deep and wistful regret that the reigning Olympic champion is physically unable to compete at the U.S. Championships.
Lysacek has had two setbacks...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 6:02 PM
OMAHA, Neb. — Who's No. 2?
That is the big question in the singles competition at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, which begin Thursday with the women's and pairs short programs.
The bigger question is whether whoever winds up as the No. 2...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 6:24 PM
Reigning Olympic figure skating champion Evan Lysacek of Naperville put some of the blame on himself for aggravating a groin injury that has forced him to postpone his return to competition.
U.S. Figure Skating announced Wednesday that Lysacek has...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:01 PM
What has seemed like a foregone conclusion for two months now is official: Evan Lysacek will not compete at next week's U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Omaha because he still needs more training after recovering from surgery in mid-November to repair...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 3:04 PM
Evan Lysacek’s return to competition will not come before January's U.S. Championships, and his appearance there presumes enough of a recovery from a groin injury sustained 2 1/2 months ago to skate full programs.
After withdrawing from Skate...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 9:37 AM
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...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 3:45 PM
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...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Evan Lysacek came to Twin Rinks Arena in Buffalo Grove Thursday to give a private lesson to a 14-year old figure skater, Rudi Baruch, whose dad had bought the opportunity in a charity auction.
But Lysacek was on the ice an hour before the lesson began,...