U.S. Figure Skating Epic Slapfest in the Making

The NEW YORK TIMES brings to America’s attention the brewing rivalry between the top two male figure skaters in the United States, Johnny Weir and Evan Lysacek. Alan Schwartz dances around the issue deftly in his open, but we can sum it up much more easily:

Tanith Belbin

(You wouldn’t choose sides because one of them is dating her, would you?)

One’s fey! One’s butch! One’s dating Tanith Belbin; one’s not talking about it, hmm okay? We smell sitcom! Someone ink Scott Hamilton as the wacky next door neighbor!

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Blog-O-Rama: Figure Skater In Hot Pants Melts Ice

The MAINICHI DAILY NEWS turns up a four-star triple-axle gallery of figure skater Miki Ando melting the ice in her leather hot pants:

Miki Ando figure skater hot pants

Matt Moseley of ESPN’s HASHMARKS goes searching for Mike Mamula.

Neil Best of NEW YORK NEWSDAY heads to the control room, as this clip with Whoopi Goldberg chatting with David Tyree replays Amani Toomer’s Super Bowl catch instead.

Speaking of videotape, PRO FOOTBALL TALK develops some photos of Matt Walsh possibly hiding other secrets.

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