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  1. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Don't write off Jeremy Abbott as a choker

    Jim Caple

    Beat up and battered from a disastrous fall in the short program, Jeremy Abbott offers no apologies for his Olympic performance.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  2. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Team USA - Jeremy Abbott leans on structur...

    Jim Caple

    Jeremy Abbott, Team USA's best medal hope, counts on daily consistencies and routines

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  3. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Jeremy Abbott hoping to make last U.S. nat...

    Jim Caple

    Jeremy Abbott would like nothing more than a shot at redemption at the Sochi Olympics. His road begins Friday at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2014
  4. 2010 Winter Olympics -- American women's losing streak at Games w...

    Jim Caple

    While the U.S. women's Olympic podium streak was snapped in Vancouver, Thursday proved that the absence won't last long.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2010
  5. 2010 Winter Olympics -- Style and substance lead Evan Lysacek to ...

    Jim Caple

    It was style and substance that led Evan Lysacek to a gold medal Thursday night. But the win didn't settle any debates with Evgeni Plushenko.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2010
  6. 2010 Winter Olympics -- To quad, or not to quad? Answer could dec...

    Jim Caple

    To quad, or not to quad? The answer to that question could help decide who wins the gold in men's figure skating Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2010
  7. 2010 Winter Olympics -- You can't find more athleticism and emoti...

    Jim Caple

    There are people who don't consider figure skating a real sport, what with the rhinestones and incomprehensible scoring system, but where else can you see this range of athleticism and entertainment?

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2010
  8. Caple: Johnny Weir outtakes

    Jim Caple

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- One of the highlights of Tuesday's men's short program was Johnny Weir's press conference. Here's Johnny, in his own words: On the blue overalls that Italy's Samuel Contesti skated in: "I thought it was very fashion...

    Blog | Conversation | February 16, 2010
  9. 2010 Winter Olympics -- Figure skating's scoring system needs imp...

    Jim Caple

    Figure skating undertook a new scoring system with a noble goal: eradicate cheating. But in the process, it's removed much of the individuality and clarity that made the sport great, writes Jim Caple.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2010
  10. 2010 Winter Olympics -- Johnny Weir wore fur on his costume! Gasp...

    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 on...

    Blog | Conversation | February 01, 2010
  11. Why music matters on the ice

    Jim Caple

    I probably shouldn't admit this, but I judge a figure skating performance by the music. Skate to music I like -- such as "The Portuguese Love Theme" from "Love Actually," as pairs skaters Amanda Evora and Mark Ladwig did -- and I automatically start ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 21, 2010
  12. 2010 Winter Olympics -- Emmanuel Savary skates in first national ...

    Jim Caple

    Skating in his first national competition, 12-year-old Emmanuel Savary stands out for a couple reasons. One, he skated his short program in the novice division Sunday to music from his favorite video game, Super Mario Bros., and he'll skate his long ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 18, 2010
  13. 2010 Winter Olympics -- U.S. men's figure skating team has differ...

    Jim Caple

    The three men who make up the U.S. Olympic team couldn't be more different in personalities and lifestyles. But together, they'll be one of the biggest threats on the ice in Vancouver.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2010
  14. 2010 Winter Olympics -- U.S. Olympic pairs teams buck the figure...

    Jim Caple

    How would you pick an Olympic team? Would you pick athletes who performed best over the past couple of years or on a particular weekend? That was the dilemma that faced the U.S. figure skating committee this weekend.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2010
  15. 2010 Winter Olympics -- U.S. men's Olympic figure skating team ta...

    Jim Caple

    It won't be made official until Sunday night, but the U.S. men's Olympic figure skating team took shape after Friday's short program at the nationals.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2010
  16. 2010 Winter Olympics -- Johnny Weir post-routine outtakes from U....

    Jim Caple

    Here are a few outtakes from Johnny Weir's post-routine talk with reporters Friday: On the head flip he gave at the end of the program: "It seems every competition that I get my elements done earlier and earlier and there's all this music playing ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 16, 2010