Box Score 10/12: Coates, Prescott and Crosby

Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while we wait for the puck to drop tonight. Happy birthday to Leon Lett, Nancy Kerrigan and Miroslav Satan. On this date in 1929, the Cubs blew an 8-0 lead to the A's in the World Series when Philadelphia scores ten runs in one inning.Around the league: The statistical likelihood of the Chargers opening up 1-4 was...
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October 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Kickstarter helps turn dream of Nancy Kerrigan-Tonya Harding museum into reality

Two Brooklyn roommates had a wacky dream to turn a hallway in their Williamsburg apartment into a museum devoted to the bizarre Tonya Harding-Nancy Kerrigan 1994 figure skating scandal. Thanks to Kickstarter, that dream is becoming a reality. 
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Dumb Olympics Idea Festers At Fenway Park

As we have said before, in the realm of dumb ideas, bringing the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston ranks right up there with marrying a Kardashian. Despite this obvious fact, a bevy of local pols and aging former Olympians (e.g., Nancy Kerrigan, Mike Eruzione) gathered at a Fenway Park watering hole yesterday to tout the plan. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh was there—and Governor Deval...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

SOCHI SCENE: 'Humor is healthy': Kerrigan

Twenty years later, Nancy Kerrigan tries to chuckle when she recounts the plots against her as the 1994 Lillehammer Games approached. She does that, she says, because she has to. Kerrigan suffered a badly bruised right knee when an associated of Tonya Harding's ex-husband whacked her with a baton after a practice during the national championships. She was able to recover in time...
Via Associated Press
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

NBC brings back 'Nancy & Tonya' for a sit-down on Sunday

Did you think you'd be experiencing a drama-free, pleasant Sunday night with the Closing Ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Sochi? Well, it appears you were wrong. NBC will premiere Nancy & Tonya, a one-hour documentary, on Sunday at 7 p.m. ET prior to the Closing Ceremony. It will feature separate interviews with both Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding. This will mark the...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tonya Harding totally looks like Amy Adams

The huge publicity push for the ESPN 30 for 30 on Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan left Harding’s face plastered her across my TV screen the past few weeks. Seeing her over and over kept making me think that she looked just like someone, but I couldn’t figure out who. And then it hit me: […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Names: Darke Replaces Tyler on World Cup (Also: Nancy Kerrigan, Steve Letarte)

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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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Kerrigan to be NBC analyst during Sochi Olympics

Nancy Kerrigan will serve as an analyst for NBC during the Sochi Olympics, 20 years after she was the story of the 1994 Games. The network said Tuesday that the two-time figure skating medalist will contribute to figure skating coverage, along with the ''Today'' show and ''Access Hollywood.'' She will not be doing color commentary on the competitions. NBC is also planning a long...
Via Associated Press
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Tonya and Nancy scandal's effect on skating

(Eds: Resending. Part of a three-piece enterprise package. With FIG--Tonya and Nancy-The Tours and FIG--Tonya and Nancy-TV. With AP Photos.) By BARRY WILNER AP Sports Writer Tonya and Nancy. Mention those names to figure skating fans, or even to those with little interest in the sport, and there's an immediate response of recognition. ''Ah, the whack on the knee.'' ''Oh, yeah...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Tonya and Nancy fallout: too much TV

(Eds: Resending. Part of a three-piece enterprise package. With FIG--Tonya and Nancy-The Tours and FIG--Tonya and Nancy-The Impact. With AP Photos.) By BARRY WILNER AP Sports Writer ''Skating with the Stars.'' ''Battle of the Sexes on Ice.'' ''Ice Wars.'' Those made-for-television shows - and plenty others - filled air time as figure skating became must-see-TV following the Tonya...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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