Jason Brown captures men's title at US Figure Skating Championships

...titles in 2009. But he had struggled to live up to that promise in the senior ranks ? as he put it, "some hopeless old skater who used to have a lot of potential."Rippon, 25, had just one medal at the U.S. Championships before Sunday, a silver...

Net chat: Skater looks to the future

...for Dummies. Q: Who is your favorite skater and why? A: One of my closest friends...growing up and how you became an Olympic skater. A: I finally realized my dream of going...would definitely continue to be a pro skater. I'm enjoying it, and it offers many...

Nagano notebook: American skater well off pace

NAGANO, Japan - U.S. speed skater K.C. Boutiette broke the national record...Rintje Ritsma took the silver. Ex-Dutch skater Hans Veldkamp, who now skates for Belgium, took bronze. The Dutch skater created a controversy by skating with...

Disney skater has a cool job

When British skater Luke Brotherson straps on his skates, he becomes quite the character -- hopefully one that inspires. Mr. Brotherson is one...

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Hockey notes: Who's the fastest skater in the draft?

Quick, who's the fastest skater among the top-rated Canadian junior prospects eligible for this year's NHL draft? Answer: Taylor Pyatt of the Sudbury Wolves...

Japanese skater Yuzuru Hanyu leads men's event after record-setting performance

...Russia's Evgeni Plushenko.Hanyu became the first figure skater to break the 100-point mark with a spectacular performance...finished his stellar career with another injury.The only figure skater in the modern era to win medals in four games, including gold...

American skater Gold hopes to match her name with a spot atop the Olympic podium

...Polina Edmunds and 2010 Olympic fourth-place finisher Mirai Nagasu. But Nagasu was left off the team for the top American skater, Ashley Wagner, who struggled in Boston but was given a spot because of her strong international record.While Wagner reboots...

Rangers beat Red Wings for fifth time in a row

...the second time when Tomas Tatar scored on a power play with 7.7 seconds left and goalie Jonas Gustavsson off for an extra skater.Pavel Datsyuk tripped Martin St. Louis 46 seconds into overtime, and Brassard took advantage when he slammed in a rebound...


...opening quadruple toe loop, but then fell on the second jump of a triple lutz and triple toe loop.It didn't stop the Japanese skater from receiving his season-best score of 94.08 points for his elegant routine performed to the music of Chopin.Countryman...

Gold medal figure skater Evan Lysacek is confident about chances at Sochi Games

...to skate cleanly, which is still my goal and what I go for. I want to nail every trick and every pass. When I take off my skater's hat, I like to watch everyone skate clean."Lysacek was in New York on a spring-like Monday for Figure Skating in Harlem's...