There will be thousands of “close call” stories from today’s Boston Marathon and here’s mine. I had knee surgery (torn meniscus) in January. Recovery has been slow and painful, so while the annual running of the Boston Marathon typically means I run for time, today I opted to run for fun. If you saw me [...]
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Yes, he really said it. Tony Kornheiser wins today’s “douchebag of the day” award for last week’s rant against cyclists on his ESPN sports talk radio show. Some of his comments are listed below; you can listen to the show here (11-Mar, starts @ 31:30) or read the entire transcript here. EDIT: ESPN [...]
november is here, which means i’m thinking about running again… and hopefully i’ll do more than just think about it within a week or two. and with the return to running comes my return to bostonrunner.com. but a few things have changed since i last posted from arizona back in march… for starters, i’ve [...]
NYC hosted the men’s trials the day before their marathon and we’re doing the same up here in Boston… only better. Read about this and more from the quotable David McGillvary today. After reading the article, let’s have some fun: comment here about the other 10% of the time Dave crosses the Mass Ave. [...]
Scientists claim to have figured out why muscles get tired and developed a drug to eliminate fatigue. Clearly, this would be a performance-enhancing drug… so should it be banned? Is this really that much different than ibuprofen? And how the hell did they get anyone to agree to this?
“Highly trained bicyclists rode stationary bikes at [...]