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CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND TICKETS ON SALE FOR 2013 U.S. FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN OMAHA

U.S. Figure Skating and the Omaha Sports Commission announced today that championship weekend ticket packages are now on sale for the 2013 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. The event is set for Jan. 20-27, 2013, at the CenturyLink Convention Center and Arena in Omaha, Neb. Held annually since 1914, the U.S. Championships are the nation’s most… Read more »

Omaha may be latest to warm to ice skating

By Steven Pivovar WORLD-HERALD STAFF WRITER U.S. Figure Skating Championships • When: Jan. 19 through 27, 2013 • Where: Century Link Center • TV: NBC Bob Dunlop knows Omaha hardly is considered a hotbed of figure skating. Neither was Spokane, Wash., nor Greensboro, N.C., before U.S. Figure Skating brought its championship event to those cities… Read more »

USA Baseball Raises Money for Japan Relief

USA Baseball announced Wednesday that over the course of five games in early July, it raised $2,500 for efforts to help rebuild baseball infrastructure in areas of Japan affected by the tsunami and earthquake damage.  Donations were accepted throughout the five-game collegiate all-star series between the U.S. and Japan, July 3-8. During the first four… Read more »