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U.S. Figure Skating pairs competition could end in controversy
U.S. Figure Skating pairs competition could end in controversy

BOSTON -- Will there be a bump in the night that creates controversy when U.S. Figure Skating announces Sunday which two pairs it is sending to the 2014 Olympics? It will, of course, be pretty much a tempest in a domestic teapot, given the low standing of U.S. pairs in international competition. Given the non-specific nature of the USFS Olympic selection rules, it is possible Felicia Zhang and Nathan Bartholomay, who took second overall after Saturday afternoon’s free skate at the U.S. Championships, could be bumped in favor of Caydee Denney and John Coughlin, who finished third by .29 but have a more impressive international record. Coughlin seemed resigned to the idea that...

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