Despite being the reigning national champion, Kimmie Meissner isn't a given at this year's event in St. Paul. Amy Rosewater previews the women's field.
Over the next few weeks, Michelle Kwan's health won't be the only thing being closely watched; her future image will be under the radar, as well.
Only Sasha Cohen knew she was going to Torino after winning the U.S. Figure Skating Championship. Three other skaters -- including one 1,800 miles away -- had to wait to find out which two among them would join Cohen.
For the first time since 1976, the U.S. men's skating team will feature three Olympic rookies: Johnny Weir, Evan Lysacek and Matthew Savoie.
Timothy Goebel knew this would be his last U.S. Championships. Now, he's hoping it's not his competitive farewell.
U.S. skating officials said Michelle Kwan was examined by a doctor and hoped to receive an update later on Friday
With a strong nationals showing from Sash Cohen and younger skaters, Michelle Kwan might be left off the Torino roster.
Johnny Weir's near-perfect short program performance was just as good as his showing off the ice.
With the short programs looming Thursday, skaters are trying to pick the best game plan to win over coaches, and the committee.
We should have known they'd start out with the Yankee Polka.