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Evan Lysacek to miss Sochi

Updated: December 10, 2013, 9:50 PM ET
Associated Press

Evan Lysacek woke up every morning praying this would be the day the excruciating pain in his left hip -- "like you're being electrocuted" -- would subside. And every day when he stepped on the ice, the searing throb of pain reminded him that passion alone can't fuel a dream.

The reigning Olympic figure skating champion announced Tuesday that a torn labrum in his left hip will keep him from competing in Sochi. After two months of aggressive treatment, doctors told Lysacek last week the ...

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