Joe McQuaid's Publisher's Notebook: A long
Joe McQuaid's Publisher's Notebook: A long walk to defeatThe Union LeaderIt refers to when Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan was hit in the knee by friends of her rival, Ms. Harding. We didn't go that route; but serious consideration was given to rigging our Fitbit step counters to a hamster to pick up our pace. It wouldn't ...
Posted on 18 June 2017 | 10:45 pm
Tonya Harding, Tragic Muse? More Works
New York TimesTonya Harding, Tragic Muse? More Works Explore a Skating ScandalNew York TimesTonya Harding, left, and Nancy Kerrigan at a training session during the Winter Olympics in Norway in 1994. Credit Vincent Amalvy/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. CHICAGO — Tonya Harding has a message for anyone who thinks she was in on the ...
Posted on 12 June 2017 | 3:04 pm
WATCH: Icee-Chugging Kid Battles Through
PEOPLE.comWATCH: Icee-Chugging Kid Battles Through Epic Brain Freeze at Minor League Baseball GamePEOPLE.com... a really painful brain freeze. As the judge counts down, he begins slurping with all of his might. And as time runs out you can actually hear the brain freeze hit when he lets out a “Ahhh!” FROM PEN: Figure Skating Star Nancy Kerrigan Opens Up ...and more »
Posted on 12 June 2017 | 12:23 pm
Varitek, Kerrigan to play in Cape League
Cape Cod Times (subscription)Varitek, Kerrigan to play in Cape League softballCape Cod Times (subscription)The Cape Cod Celebrity All-Star Softball Game in July will feature former Boston Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek and Olympic figure skating silver medalist Nancy Kerrigan. The game, to be played July 21 at McKeon Park in Hyannis as a part of the Cape Cod ...
Posted on 1 June 2017 | 5:54 pm
Q: What's more of a mess than Tonya Harding?
Chicago ReaderQ: What's more of a mess than Tonya Harding?Chicago ReaderBack in 1994, Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan were the competing divas of American figure skating, their rivalry enhanced by their night-and-day personas. Tonya was muscular, blond, pug-nosed, and tacky; Nancy, willowy, dark, horsey, and tasteful.
Posted on 31 May 2017 | 1:30 pm
Why Americans Aren’t Winning Figure
The women extended their nine-year drought
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 1:19 pm
San Jose skater Polina Edmunds heads to
San Jose teen Polina Edmunds follows her own path to figure skating success as she heads to 2015 World Championships in Shanghai looking for a medal.
Posted on 25 March 2015 | 6:54 pm
The Cultural Gaps in a Cult Child’s Life
I remember the first time I heard Pink Floyd. Not a song. Not a concert. But the actual words Pink Floyd. Two glorious words. And my first introduction to pop music. Growing up in the Children of God cult, I was not allowed to listen to music that was not ... More »
Posted on 24 March 2015 | 6:19 am
TGIF: Your guide to entertainment and events
570-689-9494. NANCY KERRIGAN'S HALLOWEEN ON ICE: Oct. 8, Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Twp. Visit . 1-800-745-3000. SUSAN G. KOMEN NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA RACE FOR THE CURE 25TH ANNIVERSARY GALA: Oct. 9, Mohegan Sun Pocono, Plains Twp.,
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:18 pm
Three-time U.S. skating champ joins star
Jerry Solomon, promoter of the Nancy Kerrigan's Halloween on Ice show, recently announced Weir, who represented the U.S. during two Olympics, will join the show’s 15-city tour, including an Oct. 22 stop in St. Catharines. “I am so excited for Halloween ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 3:52 am
Nothing Good Can Come Out of a Caitlyn
It was one of those moments when I seriously needed to find my Nancy Kerrigan “Whyyyyyy?” GIF filed away on my computer: Why on earth would one of those pop-up Halloween stores even think about selling a Caitlyn Jenner costume? Yes, it’s true ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 11:04 pm
World Championships: Why villains are good
And there is a big difference between biting an opponent on a football pitch and nobbling a fellow ice skater with a telescopic baton, as Tonya Harding had done to potential Olympic rival Nancy Kerrigan in 1994. And there is a whole world of difference ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 10:04 am
Top sporting feuds
1. Tonya Harding vs Nancy Kerrigan No sports feud top five would be complete without the mention of the infamous "skategate" of 1994. Dubbed "the whack heard around the world," America's sweetheart skater Kerrigan was hit in the knees with a lead pipe ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 3:56 pm
Nancy Kerrigan's brother to return to Mass.
The brother of former Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan is returning to a Massachusetts jail.
Posted on 16 November 2012 | 8:04 pm
No return to jail for skater Kerrigan's
A Massachusetts judge on Wednesday denied a request by ice skater Nancy Kerrigan's brother to return to prison to serve the last four months of an assault sentence rather than comply with the conditions of his probation.
Posted on 7 August 2012 | 2:19 pm
Kerrigan's brother gets 2.5 years for dad
The brother of Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan was sentenced Thursday to the maximum 2 1/2 years in jail despite tearful pleas from the skater and her family to spare him any more time behind bars.
Posted on 25 May 2011 | 8:55 am
No quick verdict in trial of Kerrigan's
Jurors in the Massachusetts manslaughter trial of Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan's brother have finished their second day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.
Posted on 17 May 2011 | 8:41 pm
Doctor takes stand at trial of Kerrigan
A cardiologist who treated Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan's father testified Tuesday that a physical altercation he had with his son could have triggered his deadly heart attack.
Posted on 10 May 2011 | 3:53 pm
Resolved Question: How did the Nancy
And was anyone prosecuted for the attack on Nancy Kerrigan.
Posted on 5 January 2014 | 7:17 am
Resolved Question: Was it ever determined
Posted on 27 December 2013 | 8:34 am
Resolved Question: Was it ever determined
Posted on 27 December 2013 | 8:33 am
Resolved Question: I have heard 2 or 3 songs
What do they mean when they say Nancy Kerrigan in Strange Clouds b.o.b and hurt me tomorrow knaan? B.o.B says "I hit her with that pipe, call that Nancy Kerrigan" and K'naan says "Cause girl you bring me to my knees...Nancy Kerrigan" THANK YOU but I all ready know who she is, I just want to know why all these people are mentioning her in her raps? what is the importance?
Posted on 1 October 2012 | 12:34 pm
Resolved Question: What happened between
I don't watch figure skating and never will but I keep hearing about this even though its VERY old news.
What REALLY happened? And are there pictures of Nancy's injuries on her knees? I seen a clip on Youtube of the incident but I didn't see ANYTHING wrong with her knees, they weren't bleeding or anything at all!
Posted on 14 September 2012 | 7:56 am