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On Figure Skating

Thrown for a toe loop

Lysacek win caps a wild nationals

Boston College freshman Stephen Carriere of Wakefield skated his way into third place, earning a berth on the US team at the world championships. Boston College freshman Stephen Carriere of Wakefield skated his way into third place, earning a berth on the US team at the world championships. (NATI HARNIK/Associated Press)
By John Powers
January 28, 2008

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ST. PAUL - With due historical acknowledgment to Wounded Knee, the Nancy-Tonya daytime drama, there'd never been a week quite like this at a US figure skating nationals. Three of the top four women are too young for the world championships. An on-ice marriage proposal. And, for the finale, a two-decimal dead heat for the men's title. (Full article: 795 words)

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