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Despite falls, Wagner edges Gold for 2nd US title

Updated: January 27, 2013, 12:11 AM ET
Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. -- Luck, strong will, maybe even a little generosity from the judges.

The details really don't matter. All anyone will remember is that Ashley Wagner now has something in common with Michelle Kwan.

Wagner became the first woman since Kwan in 2005 to win back-to-back titles in the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, managing to hold off up-and-comer Gracie Gold despite two falls Saturday night.

"To join that type of a club with Michelle is absolutely an honor, and ...

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