Fox Sports has hired former NBC Sports voice John Strong for its MLS coverage. In other news, NBC figure skating analysts Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir will contribute to the Super Bowl pregame, and a longtime ESPN executive is retiring. Strong Joins Fox Sports As MLS Voice Soccer broadcaster John Strong has joined Fox Sports [...]
NBC will use figure skating commentators Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir on its pregame show for the Super Bowl.
She didn’t bring home a medal in Sochi, but that still hasn’t kept Gracie Gold from being the object of affection from Americans. Especially American boys. Just checkout this high school kid in Malibu, CA that posted a video on YouTube asking Gracie to be his date to the prom. He tries his best to […]Continue reading...
Twenty years ago, we were engrossed by the Tonya Harding vs Nancy Kerrigan “skategate” soap opera, the likes of which we’ve never seen in sports and never will again.One of the most dramatic episodes in Winter Olympics history, the three-hour telecast of the 1994 ladies’ figure skating short-program competition was viewed by more than 126 million Americans – ranking as...
NBC Olympics Ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the United States won the gold medal on Monday night at the Sochi Games. Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada took the silver, and Elena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov of Russia took the Bronze. . @Meryl_Davis and @CharlieaWhite are the first Americans to EVER win gold in ice dancing at the Olympics! — U.S. Figure Skating...
U.S. Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner turned her "disappointing score" face from the team competition into a fantastic Valentine's Day card for her Twitter followers, proving that she has a good sense of humor:From Russia (kind of) with love...Happy Valentine's Day Twitter ! Xoxo
Queen Yuna has arrived.
Reigning Olympic figure skating gold medalist Yuna Kim took part in her first practice of the Sochi Games on Thursday evening. The women's short program starts Wednesday.
The South Korean star made a triumphant return at last year's world championships with a record-setting victory. But she missed the Grand Prix season because of a foot injury.
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2014
Russia has won the gold medal in the inaugural team skating competition at the Winter Olympics, while Canada took the silver and the United States won the bronze. 2014 Winter Olympic Team Skating Results Country Points Russia 75 Canada 65 United States 60 Italy 52 Japan 51 Sochi2014.com Russia’s Evgeni Plushenko defeated Canada’s Kevin Reynolds to come away...
On Saturday night, American figure skater Ashley Wagner turned in a really nice performance during her short program as a part of the sport’s new team event at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Wagner impressed the crowd, her teammates and herself, as she was clearly happy with her performance. Apparently the judges didn’t agree. Wagner received a 63.10, placing her fourth among the...
Tara Lipinski performed a 'Big Lebowski' themed skating routine for 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.'
Clay Pell is entering the race for Rhode Island governor - and bringing along his family legacy and the star power of his wife, Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan.
The grandson of late U.S. Sen. Claiborne Pell will formally announce his candidacy Tuesday. He made his intentions clear Monday with an invitation to the event bearing the logo ''Clay Pell for Governor.''
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2014
ESPN has replaced Martin Tyler with Ian Darke for this year’s World Cup. In other news, former figure skater Nancy Kerrigan has joined NBC as an Olympic analyst, and NASCAR crew chief Steve Letarte will […]
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