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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 AP on Fox
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 and Nancy Kerrigan feud renewed by documentaries

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...
Via The Sports Bank
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Nancy Kerrigan to be Olympic skating TV analyst

Somewhere, Tonya Harding will hear this news about Nancy Kerrigan, and she’ll likely start cursing and shaking her fist up at the sky. Nancy Kerrigan, a two-time Olympic figure skating medalist who capped her career with a silver medal at the 1994 Lillehammer Games, will join NBC Olympics for its 2014 Olympic Winter Games coverage in Sochi, Russia. Nancy Kerrigan, who in 1994...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Tonya Harding, Nancy Kerrigan 30 for 30 premiering Thursday

Remember “Skategate?” Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan? Or Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding? Of course, you do. I’m sure you remember Tonya Harding’s nudey mag photos and then Tonya Harding gaining all that weight. On January 6, 1994, just weeks before the Olympic Games in Norway, Nancy Kerrigan was struck on the knee in a stunning attack and what unfolded was one of the...
Via The Sports Bank
January 14, 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 AP on Fox
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Nancy Kerrigan to do TV analysis for Olympic skating coverage

Somewhere, Tonya Harding will hear this news about Nancy Kerrigan, and she’ll likely start cursing and shaking her fist up at the sky. Nancy Kerrigan, a two-time Olympic figure skating medalist who capped her career with a silver medal at the 1994 Lillehammer Games, will join NBC Olympics for its 2014 Olympic Winter Games coverage in Sochi, Russia. Nancy Kerrigan, who in 1994...
Via The Sports Bank
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...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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