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  1. Adorable clip of week: Kittens watching figure skating

    Patrick Dorsey

    Oh, you know, just your typical kittens watching figure skating video. Naturally, they all get 10s for adorableness. Have you seen a cool sports-related video that deserves to go viral? Email links to bypatrickdorsey@gmail.com or let us know on Twit...

    Blog | Conversation | December 01, 2011
  2. With controversy over 2014 Olympic mascots already, we offer Page...

    Kurt Snibbe

    The mascots for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, were recently announced, with a snowboarding leopard, a figure-skating bunny and a polar bear claiming the popular vote in a nationally televised gala in Russia. But there is already controv...

    Blog | Conversation | February 28, 2011
  3. Johnny Weir on book tour to promote 'Welcome to My World'

    Lynn Hoppes

    It's not easy to define Johnny Weir. And that's the way the 26-year-old of Coatesville, Pa., likes it. A three-time U.S. National Figure Skating Champion. Having a No. 1 song -- "Dirty Love" -- in Japan. Filming a reality show "Be Good Johnny Wei...

    Blog | Conversation | January 14, 2011
  4. Evan Lysacek, the 2010 Olympic gold medalist in men's figure skat...

    Lynn Hoppes

    Evan Lysacek is torn. Should the 2010 Olympic figure skating champion get back to training and prepare for 2014 Games, or should he give up the sport to try something new, like acting? "I'm a road map type of guy. I like to have a goal and try to r...

    Blog | Conversation | July 14, 2010
  5. Evan Lysacek vying for ESPYs for best Olympian

    Lynn Hoppes

    Evan Lysacek, the 2010 Olympic figuring skating champion, is vying for "Best Male U.S. Olympic Athlete" in 2010 ESPYs voting. He became the first American since Brian Boitano (in 1988) to win a gold medal in Olympic men's figure skating. But Lys...

    Blog | Conversation | July 09, 2010
  6. 'Thin Ice' mixes figure skating and reality TV

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    MASHANTUCKET, Conn. -- Figure skating has never been short on storylines, tension or skimpy outfits. In other words, it's made for reality TV. And in the span of just two nights, ABC hopes to pack its "Thin Ice" skating special with a season's wort...

    Blog | Conversation | March 19, 2010
  7. 'Thin Ice' mixes figure skating and reality TV

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    Figure skating meets reality TV in new show 'Thin Ice.'

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2010
  8. Fatima Robinson, choreographer to the stars, brings her skills to...

    Hampton Stevens

    Fatima Robinson grew up in Los Angeles, but she was born in Little Rock, Ark. Her low voice still carries a gentle hint of Southern drawl. She speaks more forcefully, though, in body language -- hers and everyone else's. An award-winning choreographe...

    Blog | Conversation | March 11, 2010
  9. 'Thin Ice' -- 'Dancing with the Stars' meets figure skating

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    There are some 3,000 rules in Olympic ice skating. In ABC's upcoming "Thin Ice" competition, skaters have just one: Entertain us. A two-part special, "Thin Ice" will feature five pairs of elite skaters who have never before been coupled together. It...

    Blog | Conversation | March 08, 2010
  10. LeBron James, Tiger Woods and Shaun White know exactly who to tap...

    DJ Gallo

    Sports stars know who to tap for advice -- Mr. Manners.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2010
  11. The emotion of sports are on full display at the figure skating c...

    Patrick Hruby

    The music is pretentious. The costumes -- princess, ice princess, cocktail waitress/princess -- are frilly. The commentary can try the soul. He two-footed the quad! Still, there's one endearing, enduring quality that lifts Olympic figure skating beyo...

    Blog | Conversation | February 25, 2010
  12. Do figure skating costumes cross the line from sports to theater?...

    Paul Lukas and Jim Caple

    In figure skating, where does the theater stop and the athletics start?

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2010
  13. Last call for Page 2's Winter Olympics Pick 'Em group

    Page 2

    The Winter Olympics are here, and Page 2 is downright giddy for the competition to begin in full force. You can share in our earnest excitement by joining Page 2's Vancouver Pick 'Em group. We'll provide updates on the leaderboard in this space. If ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 12, 2010
  14. Join Page 2's Winter Olympics Pick 'Em group

    Page 2

    We're psyched for the Winter Olympics and want you to share our enthusiasm by joining Page 2's Vancouver Pick 'Em group. It's fast, easy and fun. Pick one of two potential outcomes in seven Olympic events each day ... and watch your points accumul...

    Blog | Conversation | February 11, 2010
  15. Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir acquiesces, agrees to wear faux...

    Jim Caple

    This was only a matter of time. Johnny Weir has been forced to switch from real to fake fur. Weir wore a costume for his free program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships two weeks ago that included a small amount of -- gasp! -- white fox fur...

    Blog | Conversation | February 01, 2010
  16. Figure skating fans are cut from a kinder, gentler cloth.

    Jim Caple

    Figure skating fans are passionate, but kind and gentle too.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2010