How A Clever Algorithm Can Help Us "Complete" The 2013 Boston Marathon

In the aftermath of last year's Boston Marathon attacks, the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) was faced with—among other, more serious problems—a pair of logistical issues. It had to consider how to provide the nearly 6,000 runners who were unable to finish the 2013 race with an opportunity to qualify for this year's… » 4/21/14 9:37am A minute ago

The Terrifying Hell A Marathon Inflicts On The Human Body

The 118th annual Boston Marathon is about to get underway, and like any marathon, it will be an incredible physical tax on all of its participants. There will be heart trauma, organ damage, blood pissing, unspeakable chaffing—and those are the baseline. Below, read Dr. Matt McCarthy's explanation from this past October … » 4/21/14 8:43am 56 minutes ago

In Place Of Ailing Dad, Craig Sager's Son Interviews Gregg Popovich

With NBA sideline reporter Craig Sager getting treatment for leukemia, his son Craig Sager, Jr. took on the task of interviewing the usually taciturn Gregg Popovich during today's Mavs-Spurs game. But this time, Pop took it easy. He even said more than 15 words! » 4/20/14 3:25pm Yesterday 3:25pm

Bryce "Nothing But Hustle" Harper Benched For Lack Of Hustle

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was benched in yesterday's game against the Cardinals; manager Matt Williams said Harper's early exit came from a lack of hustle. The decision isn't a big deal, but it's amusing if you look at the Nationals' latest program, which advertises Harper on the cover, along with… » 4/20/14 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm

Columbus Blue Jackets Win First Ever Playoff Game In Double Overtime

The Columbus Blue Jackets qualified for the playoffs for the first time in franchise history in the 2008-2009 season. They dropped four straight to the Detroit Red Wings, who eventually lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Stanley Cup Finals. Columbus did not make it back to the playoffs until this year and dropped… » 4/19/14 11:23pm Saturday 11:23pm