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Nathan Chen performs his men's free skate program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/Lynn Hey)

Chen equals Boitano with 4th straight national skating title

Jan. 26, 2020 11:11 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Rocketman has launched — straight to a fourth national title. With stratospheric jumps and the sort of stage presence that even Elton John would appreciate, Nathan Chen won his fourth consecutive U.S. Figure Skating Championships men's gold medal Sunday. Skating to the score...

Nathan Chen performs during the senior men's short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/Lynn Hey)

Chen wins short program, Knierims take 3rd pairs title

Jan. 25, 2020 11:17 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Coming off illness and spending much of his days as a full-time college student, Nathan Chen shouldn't have been capable of setting a personal best Saturday at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Then again, maybe it's wise to expect only greatness from the three-time defending...

North Carolina A&T holds off Bethune Cookman late, 98-95

Jan. 25, 2020 8:00 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Fred Cleveland hit a pair of free throws with six seconds left to allow North Carolina A&T to hold off Bethune Cookman, 98-95 on Saturday night. Isaiah Bailey pulled the Wildcats within one point, 96-95, with a pair of free throws with :07 remaining, but Cleveland drew a foul...

Gene Corrigan, former NCAA president, ACC boss, dies at 91

Jan. 25, 2020 6:51 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Gene Corrigan, the former NCAA president who also helped change the look of college sports as Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner and Notre Dame and Virginia athletic director, died early Saturday. He was 91. The ACC said Saturday that Corrigan died “peacefully overnight...

Davis/White, Meissner, Casey entering skating Hall of Fame

Jan. 25, 2020 2:34 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — As they enter the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame, Meryl Davis and Charlie White ponder just who they are joining in receiving one of the highest honors in their sport. “One of the things that makes it so special is we are friends with and respect so much so many previous...

Gracie Gold reacts following her senior women's free skate program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/Lynn Hey)

Gold's showing at nationals could bode well for future

Jan. 25, 2020 11:25 AM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Gracie Gold is back. For how long is uncertain, but her performance at the national championships this week could bode well for the future. Regardless, Gold has made huge strides in her return from mental illness that made her a most unlikely figure to get back on the ice for...

Madison Chock and Evan Bates compete in the senior rhythm dance short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/Lynn Hey)

Alysa Liu successfully defends U.S women's skating title

Jan. 25, 2020 2:12 AM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Alysa Liu watched Mariah Bell put out the performance of her life. Then the 14-year-old defending champion did Bell one better. Liu needed all of her technical brilliance in her impressive jumping arsenal to hold off Bell at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships title Friday night....

Alexa Knierim reacts pointing to Christopher Knierim at the completion of their program in the senior pairs at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 in Greensboro, N.C. They are in currently in first place after the program. (AP Photo/Lynn Hey)

Knierims take pairs short program at US Championships

Jan. 24, 2020 1:52 AM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Bradie Tennell felt it was time to show a new side of her personality on the ice. Tennell's usual clean and efficient short program was enough to take the women's short program Thursday night at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. To the 2018 American champion, it was a departure...

FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2019, file photo, United States' Nathan Chen celebrates after winning the men's free skate of the figure skating Grand Prix finals at the Palavela ice arena, in Turin, Italy. Chen, master of the quad, is on the verge of skating off with his fourth consecutive title at the U.S. Championships this week. He says such an achievement is not front and center in his mind. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)

Chen knows US skating history, doesn't need to hear about it

Jan. 22, 2020 2:33 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Long stints atop U.S. men's figure skating were common for decades. No fewer than eight skaters, including Dick Button, Scott Hamilton and Brian Boitano, have reigned for at least four straight years. Boitano was the most recent American to manage the feat, though, and that was in...

Miller leads UNC-Greensboro over Chattanooga 72-52

Jan. 18, 2020 9:56 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Isaiah Miller scored 26 points and had three steals and UNC Greensboro beat Chattanooga 72-52 on Saturday night to win its third straight. James Dickey grabbed 12 rebounds for his 942nd career rebound and moved to third place on the Spartans' all-time list. Angelo Allegri scored 15...