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Olympic Life Lessons for Our Children: On and Off the Fields, Rinks, Courts and Tracks

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 04.21.2014 | Sports
Rachel Braun Scherl

What I remember most are the incredible moments of human strength, the unbending determination of those who fell and then rose again, rather than the ones with the straight path to the golden podium.

Olympic Figure Skating's Dangerous Love Affair With Little Girls

Elizabeth Licorish | Posted 04.21.2014 | Women
Elizabeth Licorish

My 10th birthday was riddled with grief. I wasn't a little girl anymore. At Delaware, there were 6-year-olds who could jump higher and spin faster than me. At 10, it felt like the ice was melting. At 10, I was washed up.

What We Missed About The Kerrigan-Harding Scandal 20 Years Ago

Emma Gray | Posted 03.12.2014 | Women
Emma Gray

The Tonya Harding-Nancy Kerrigan story played out like a Lifetime movie, and members of the media ate it up like tabloid candy. It had a catfight element that we love so much, and a class-war theme (even though Kerrigan also came from a working-class family): "The Reigning Ice Princess Taken Down By The White-Trash Wannabe."