Did Mirai Nagasu Lose Out on the Olympics Because of Her Race?

There are a lot of possible reasons why Mirai Nagasu lost a spot on 2014's US Olympic squad to Ashley Wagner, despite finishing ahead of her on Sunday's Nationals. A thought-provoking Wall Street Journal op-ed is one of the few articles to make it explicitly about the race of both women involved: » 1/14/14 5:50pm 1/14/14 5:50pm

Skater Ashley Wagner Chokes at Nationals, Still Makes Olympic Team

Holy drama! U.S. Figure Skating officials chose Ashley Wagner over Mirai Nagasu for their third women's spot on the country's Olympic-bound team, despite the fact that Nagasu won the bronze medal at Nationals on Sunday, while Wagner placed behind her. » 1/13/14 6:45pm 1/13/14 6:45pm