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March 11, 2000 | DIANE PUCIN
At the U.S. Senior National Championships in Cleveland last month, Sasha Cohen skated a near-perfect short program. She landed her required jumps with ease and performed other elements with such grace that she received a standing ovation and a first-place position, even defeating America's champion, Michelle Kwan.
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March 11, 2000 | DIANE PUCIN
At the U.S. Senior National Championships in Cleveland last month, Sasha Cohen skated a nearly perfect short program, taking first place. Friday at the Junior World Championships in Oberstdorf, Germany--and performing a technically easier short program--Cohen finished ninth after falling on her triple lutz and then losing her edge and her landing on the double axel.
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October 25, 2003 | From Associated Press
Michael Weiss used the system to win Skate America on Friday. The three-time U.S. national champion has discovered that the new judging system in use for the Grand Prix series this year rewards conservatism. So he loaded up his free skate with triple jumps and even improvised in the air, cutting a quad-triple combo to a triple-triple.
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March 12, 2000 | DIANE PUCIN
A careless mistake--a slip on her double axel, a jump Sasha Cohen completes routinely and with beautiful height and form--probably cost the 15-year-old Laguna Niguel figure skater a spot on the U.S. team for the Senior World Championships. Cohen, who last month finished a strong second to Michelle Kwan at the U.S.
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September 23, 2000
Anaheim police arrested a 23-year-old woman on suspicion of drunk driving and hit-and-run after a crash that injured an Anaheim police officer on bicycle patrol early Friday, authorities said. Jennifer Lynn Kirk of Garden Grove was taken into custody a short time later and held on suspicion of drunk driving, driving with a suspended license and felony hit-and-run, Anaheim Police Sgt. Rick Martinez said. The officer, whose name was not released, was struck from behind about 1:10 a.m.
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February 7, 2001 | HELENE ELLIOTT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Todd Eldredge seemed puzzled to be asked why he honored his commitment to compete in the Four Continents figure skating competition at the Delta Center, a test event for the 2002 Winter Olympics. U.S. champions Timothy Goebel and Michelle Kwan chose instead to prepare for next week's Grand Prix final in Tokyo, where the top man, woman, pair and dance team will each earn $50,000.
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November 26, 2000 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Stephan Eberharter raced to his first World Cup downhill victory Saturday, taking the spotlight away from Austrian teammate Hermann Maier at Lake Louise, Canada. Eberharter finished in 1 minute 40.79 seconds. Switzerland's Silvano Beltrametti was second, 0.24 seconds behind. Norway's Lasse Kjus was third in 1:41.21. "I waited many, many years for this," Eberharter said. "It was a great day for me."
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January 10, 2004 | Helene Elliott, Times Staff Writer
Doing quadruple jumps with boots and blades not designed for repeated, high-impact landings has put Timothy Goebel's back, legs, hips and feet out of alignment and led the Olympic bronze medalist to withdraw from the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. "Coming into this event, I had every intention of competing," said Goebel, who trains in El Segundo. "At this point, I feel I need to go home and get things fixed for the future."
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March 10, 2002 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Coach Jon Gruden is making good on his promise to make the competition for Tampa Bay's starting quarterback job interesting next season. The Buccaneers agreed to contract terms Saturday with free agent Rob Johnson, who was released by the Buffalo Bills in a salary-cap move last month. The length of the deal and financial terms were not disclosed. Johnson has passed for 5,166 yards with 29 touchdowns and 20 interceptions in seven seasons.
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March 9, 2000 | DIANE PUCIN
Sasha Cohen, the 15-year-old from from Laguna Niguel, finished second in her qualifying group Wednesday at the Junior World Figure Skating Championships in Oberstdorf, Germany. Skating in Group B, Cohen, who finished second at the U.S. Senior National Championships last month in Cleveland, fell on her triple loop and had two shaky landings on other triple jumps. She finished behind Deanna Stellato, a 16-year-old from Glenview, Ill.
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