Confessions Of A Tonya Harding Apologist

I was 5 years old when I fell in love with Tonya Harding. The year was 1988, and I had just taken up figure skating. My favorite aunt, Julie, had recently moved from my Maryland neighborhood to Portland, Ore., and I was determined to find something to like about the state. Tonya, a scrappy Oregonian underdog, was the… » 1/17/14 12:30pm 1/17/14 12:30pm

Woman On Top: Tonya Harding Knew Everything, Says Jeff Gillooly

Tonight, ESPN's "30 for 30" series airs The Price of Gold, a look at the Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan saga that features rare present-day interviews with Harding, still proclaiming her innocence. Not appearing in the documentary? Jeff Gillooly, the mastermind behind the plot. » 1/16/14 6:19pm 1/16/14 6:19pm

Finding Jeff Gillooly, 20 Years Later

It was 20 years ago today—Jan. 6, 1994—that a hired goon struck Nancy Kerrigan with a telescoping baton. It was a plot by rival figure skater Tonya Harding to sideline Kerrigan for the Olympics, and remains one of sports' most unbelievable scandals. But whatever happened to the mastermind? » 1/06/14 11:58am 1/06/14 11:58am

Did George Steinbrenner Help "Gillooly" Nancy Kerrigan?

A news report beamed to us from the year 1994, brings together two names you never thought you'd see in the same sentence*—Tonya Harding and George Steinbrenner. » 3/09/09 11:45am 3/09/09 11:45am