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How Much Sympathy Does Tonya Harding Deserve? How Much Sympathy Does Tonya Harding Deserve?

When Allison Janney won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Tonya Harding’s mother LaVona Golden in I, Tonya, she made sure to shout out Harding, who sat in the audience that night. This was not just a passing thought. Janney praised many things about Harding, whom she called “a woman…

Welp, Sufjan Stevens Just Released a Song About Tragic Cultural Icon Tonya Harding

Fresh off the release of his two gorgeous original songs for Call Me By Your Name, weepy music man Sufjan Stevens has released a brand new track for the film I, Tonya, and—hmm, wait...I’m receiving word that this song, entitled “Tonya Harding,” is not actually related to the film I, Tonya at all. Their shared release…

Watch Nancy Kerrigan Annihilate Some Hockey Players in This 1993 Campbell Soup Commercial 

I, Tonya will be out in just one month, making now the perfect time to dig back deep into the hairspray-drenched archives of all the Nancy Kerrigan/Tonya Harding media produced in the mid-early ’90s. Lo, there’s some really good stuff in there.

Confessions Of A Tonya Harding Apologist 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…

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

Finding Jeff Gillooly, 20 Years Later 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?

Finding Gillooly: What Happened To Figure Skating's Infamous Villain? Finding Gillooly: What Happened To Figure Skating's Infamous Villain?

"Twenty years," said Jeff Stone, standing at the door of his home in Clackamas, Ore. "Is that what it is?"

Vows: Tonya Harding and Joe Price Vows: Tonya Harding and Joe Price

Tonya Harding, a 39-year-old disgraced former figure skater who still has horny fans, and Joseph Jens Price, 42-year-old "real nice, blue-collar-type guy," were married June 26 by Pastor Lloyd Ward of the Community Church of God in Vancouver, Wash.

Tonya Harding Sex Fantasy Page Still Surprisingly Active Tonya Harding Sex Fantasy Page Still Surprisingly Active

Here's an unwelcome departure from refuckingallignment and World Cup news: Tonya Harding, disgraced former figure skater, still has fans. Horny fans, actually, who not-so-eloquently fantasize about "karate fucking" her and other disturbing coital activities.

Did George Steinbrenner Help "Gillooly" Nancy Kerrigan? 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.

Get Your Morrison/Harding Tickets FAST Get Your Morrison/Harding Tickets FAST

We are trying to decide which part of this story is the saddest and most indicative of how our planet is in an irreversible downward incline. (Or, you know, "decline," if you want to say that in fewer words.) Tonight, in Brandon, Mo., The Amateur Boxing Club of Branson — such a thing exists — is hosting its monthly…

All Opera Singers Should Wear Boxing Gloves All Opera Singers Should Wear Boxing Gloves

The only way Tufts University is going to make it on a sports blog? Staging an opera about Tonya Harding, of course!.

Intimate Fantasies About ... Aw, Jeez, HER? Intimate Fantasies About ... Aw, Jeez, HER?

Inspired by a look back at Tonya Harding's career a couple of days ago, a reader, who must be the sports fan equivalent of a cutter, did some research into Tonya and found something so disturbing that pointing it out to you makes us feel like we might be a bad person.

Tonya Harding, The Female Butterbean Tonya Harding, The Female Butterbean

The Sports Pulse takes a look back at the rise and fall (mostly fall) of Tonya Harding over the past twelve years. It's hard not to think about her and Nancy Kerrigan when the Winter Olympics roll around. It was a time when it was OK to be a figure skater and not appear to still going through puberty. Back then, in…

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