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  1. You Know Me, I’m Your Friend: DEA Raids and the NFL’s...

    Charles P. Pierce

    My favorite sporting event of all time is the 1904 Olympic marathon, which took place in St. Louis. It was the very strangest part of the very strangest Olympics ever held. A gymnast with a wooden leg won three gold medals. The Games were held in con...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  2. Roadside Attractions: A Look at the Los Angeles Marathon Murals

    Eric Ducker

    They're a common sight in the Los Angeles urban landscape, those rectangles of paint that don't quite match the color of the wall they've been applied to. It's a practice called buffing, and whether it's done by official clean-up crews or cheap landl...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  3. USA Olympic long-distance swimmer Alex Meyer is one to watch in L...

    Louisa Thomas

    Long-distance Olympic swimmer Alex Meyer has an unusual capacity for tolerating pain - which is exactly why he's one to watch in London.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2012
  4. Katie Baker on female runners and the New York City Marathon

    Katie Baker

    How has the women's marathon field gotten so good so fast?

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2011
  5. Anna Clark on the Mysterious Death of Sammy Wanjiru

    Anna Clark

    Before Sunday's Chicago Marathon, a look at the life of a champion runner.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2011