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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

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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

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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.