Wait, They Still Think Olympics Is About Sports?!

Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo Sports Puck Daddy blog reports:

(Slap ice skates on ‘em and it might be different)
The U.S. vs. Canada men’s preliminary-round showdown Feb. 21 won’t be shown on NBC, but on cable’s MSNBC at 7 p.m. EST. Instead, the Peacock will bring fans an exhilarating night of ice dancing, women’s speedskating, men’s freestyle […]

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Nancy Kerrigan’s Bro: Dad ‘Faking’ Heart Attack?!

Laura Crimaldi and Joe Dwinell of the BOSTON HERALD report this morning that Nancy Kerrigan’s 70-year-old father Daniel Kerrigan died Sunday morning in his Boston home of an apparent “massive heart attack.”

Sad story, but it doesn’t end there.
The Herald reports that just before Daniel Kerrigan died, Nancy’s brother Mark had a dispute […]

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Johnny Weir: “I’d love to have a baby someday”

Johnny Weir is currently doing publicity for his own eight-episode Sundance Channel reality series that, “that documents his life, work, coach, and family.”

Excerpts from Weir quotes to Choire Sicha of TheDailyBeast.com:
I will pretty much do anything and say anything I’m asked to do. I want to be a fashion designer and have a line in […]

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Michelle Kwan To Choose Degree Over Olympics

When the ladies lace ‘em up in Vancouver this winter, Michelle Kwan will not be among them. The champion figure skater has decided to postpone her dreams of continued Olympic glory in favor of something more important: a master’s degree.

Instead of hitting the rink, Michelle will be hitting the books, as she will be pursuing […]

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Figure Skater Had The Time Of Her Life In Prison

Nicole Bobek apparently made the most of her short New Jersey prison stay last week, after she was swept up in a statewide meth bust. After just three days in jail, she seems to have been the most popular girl on campus.

Bobek made friends out of everyone at the Hudson County Correctional Center over […]

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Anna Semenovich Candid Beach Video? Yep Yep

Unlike maddeningly-natural Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, who we introduced to the world in late April, I can’t claim to have launched former figure skater Anna Semenovich’s now-worldwide appeal.

(What lovely earrings)
When I first posted photos and videos of her last year, the regrettably-named Russian had already seen her fake boobs career asplode as a […]

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Speed Read: Braves Get Their Man (& Ditch One)

Credit the Atlanta Braves for knowing how to manage a news cycle. They flipped three prospects to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Nate McLouth to answer the need for outfield help (which they failed to answer correctly the first time by not signing Adam Dunn in the offseason), and called up Tommy Hanson (pitching phenom) and […]

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Speed Read: Artest Once Saw a Chair Kill a Dude

Reality used to be a friend of Ron Artest’s. However, it was long before the public met the kid from St. John’s a decade ago. For example, no one would be surprised to find out the new Gatorade/Tiger Woods cartoons seem like mini-documentaries to the Tru Warier because he has secretly considered himself the NBA’s […]

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Belbin/Agosto Lose Ice Dancing Worlds to Russia

After finishing second, third, third, and fourth in the last four ice dancing world championships, the United States’ Tanith Belbin and Benjamin Agosto sat in great position in Los Angeles Friday night after a stunning free dance routine.  Would that be enough for their first world gold?

(Tanith Belbin’s probably not okay with second place)
No, for […]

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Knight Likes Ice Dancing More Than You’d Think

Ice dancing: combining all of the worst elements of figure skating with “Dancing with the Stars,” it’s the one event during the Winter Olympics that you pray your wife or girlfriend doesn’t make you watch. Because if you are stuck on the couch watching it, it’s the sports equivalent of going to the ballet: long, […]

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