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Figure skating champ Lysacek out of Sochi Games

Evan Lysacek, the reigning Olympic figure skating champion, announced Tuesday that a torn labrum in his left hip will keep him from competing in Sochi.


Shani Davis takes gold in World Cup speedskating


American speed skater Shani Davis, formerly of Evanston, won the men’s 1,000-meter competition Saturday at a World Cup event in Calgary, Alberta, and Glenview native Brian Hansen took third place.

‘His legacy is us’: Daniel M. Horyn, Niles North teacher, coach, mentor, dead at 34


After 13 years on the job, some teachers burn out. Dan Horyn seemed to be just warming up. The popular English teacher and track and cross-country coach at Niles North High School in Skokie died Monday of esophageal cancer. He was 34 and left behind a wife, Andrea, their dog Gina and a legacy of changing lives, his students and fellow teachers said.