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  1. White Sox sign speed skater Eddy Alvarez

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- If the infield ever freezes over during a game, the Chicago White Sox might have found just the guy to get around the bases quickly. According to a post on his Instagram account, Olympic short-track speed skater Eddy Alvarez has signed ...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  2. All sports fans should be thankful for Title IX

    Mechelle Voepel

    The commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Title IX has at times felt like a birthday party where some show up just to point out flaws of the guest of honor. But it should remind us to appreciate athletes at every level, male and female.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2012
  3. Apolo Anton Ohno to run Chicago Half Marathon, Karhu 5K

    Speed-skater Apolo Anton Ohno has decided to run in the Chicago Half Marathon and Karhu 5K as part of his training for the New York City Marathon in November.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2011
  4. Olympian Clara Hughes seeking the joy of six

    Kathryn Bertine

    Five-time Olympian Clara Hughes, who has won multiple medals in both cycling and speed skating, retired from the ice after last year's Vancouver Games. Now the two-sport superstar is back on the bike, and she has her sights set on her sixth Olympics.

    Blog | Conversation | February 22, 2011
  5. Kenny Mayne interviews Apolo Anton Ohno - ESPN The Magazine

    Kenny Mayne

    Kenny Mayne gets a head start on his Olympic coverage with U.S. speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2009
  6. China speed skater banned for obscene gesture

    Chinese speed skater Song Xingyu has been banned from the sport for one year after making an obscene gesture toward fans from a rival province.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2009
  7. Speedskater Ohno named 'Dancing With the Stars' champ

    Two-time Olympic gold medalist Apolo Anton Ohno earned a new title Tuesday: "Dancing With the Stars" champion.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2007
  8. Inline speed skater suspended for doping

    A 16-year-old inline speed skater who set a national indoor speed record last year was suspended for two years for using banned substances, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said Friday.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2006
  9. Germany's Friesinger wins 1,500 and 3,000

    Germany's Anni Friesinger skated in a class of her own at the European speedskating championships Saturday, easily winning the 1,500- and 3,000-meter races.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2003
  10. Ex-skating union chief Helminski dies

    Roy C. Helminski, the former president of the Amateur Skating Union, has died of complications from cancer at age 84.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2002
  11. Jansen persevered despite Olympic disappointments

    Lisette Hilton

    Dan Jansen came up short in his first three Winter Games before finally winning gold in his last Olympic race.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 24, 2002
  12. Jansen skated 1988 Olympics for sister Jane

    Lisette Hilton

    More info on Dan Jansen

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 24, 2002
  13. Bonnie Blair wins second gold in 500 meters

    Phillip Lee

    Speed skater Bonnie Blair wins her second Olympic gold medal in the 500 meters (40.33 seconds) in Albertville.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 21, 2002
  14. Jansen skates with heavy heart

    Larry Schwartz

    Dan Jansen falls trying to win race for his sister, who died earlier in the day.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 15, 2002
  15. Hungry Heiden sets world record

    Larry Schwartz

    Eric Heiden wins a record five individual gold medals in one Olympics.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 14, 2002
  16. Olympic diary: Meeting the goal

    Rusty Smith

    Rusty Smith qualified in all of the individual races to skate in Salt Lake City.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2001