Edward McClelland
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 21 2014 7:36 PMSilver Medal FaceThe saddest-looking second-place finishers in Olympic history.
Sports Nut
May 2 2013 2:24 PMThe Oldest Curse in SportsCan Verrazano break the Kentucky Derby’s Curse of Apollo?
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June 8 2012 2:58 PMAbolish the Triple CrownI’ll Have Another’s retirement from racing confirms it: Horse racing’s famous feat is anachronistic and impossible to achieve.
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Aug. 25 2011 10:21 AMUnbreakableThe women's track and field record book needs to be expunged.
Politics
June 9 2010 6:33 PMObama Made Me Do ItHow Rod Blagojevich plans to turn his trial into a political spectacle.
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 16 2010 11:58 AMHe Shoots, He SkisA would-be biathlete tries winter's weirdest sport.
Recycled
Aug. 20 2009 5:19 PMTaking Sprinting to New HeightsThe 6-foot-5 Usain Bolt set two more world records. Why haven't there been more tall sprinters?
Politics
Dec. 30 2008 5:09 PMBlago's Wily MoveThe Illinois governor dares the Senate to reject his appointee, Roland Burris.
Sports Nut
Nov. 26 2008 6:53 AMIn Praise of Kissing Your SisterWhy I love tie games.
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May 16 2008 7:03 AMLet Them Gallop!Come on, equestrian pooh-bahs, open the Triple Crown to horses of all ages.
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Sept. 28 2007 10:32 AMWorld's Fastest ShamAsafa Powell just set the world record in the 100 meters. Big whoop.
Fashion
Jan. 6 2014 8:08 PMIn Praise of the L.L. Bean WindstopperYou have to buy this winter coat.
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April 15 2013 5:30 AMThe Other Kind of MoneyballThe grotesque rise of baseball salaries reveals everything that’s wrong with the American financial system.
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May 4 2012 3:10 PMIs Horse Racing Immoral?How we should think about deaths on the racetrack.
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May 5 2011 4:23 PMTwo Minutes on TopWhy you should root for Comma to the Top to win Saturday's Kentucky Derby.
Explainer
April 8 2010 11:46 AMAnd Down the Stretch She ComesHow can a female horse like Zenyatta beat all the males at the racetrack?
Sports Nut
Oct. 28 2009 2:59 PMSatchel Paige vs. Babe RuthIntegrating Major League Baseball retroactively with Strat-o-Matic cards.
Politics
March 4 2009 3:58 PMThe Latest Chicago PolMike Quigley isn't quite Rahm Emanuel, but he's not Rod Blagojevich, either.
Politics
Dec. 23 2008 11:18 AMThe Senator From BlagojevichWhy Illinois' current governor should appoint Illinois' next senator.
Five-ring Circus
Aug. 17 2008 7:18 PMTaking Sprinting to New HeightsThe 6-foot-5 Usain Bolt set a world record in the 100-meter dash. Short sprinters, beware.
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May 1 2008 4:28 PMWhy Doesn't Anybody Go to the Horse Races?It pays to stay home.
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April 12 2007 3:27 PMHorse Racing's Plastic SurgeryHow a synthetic track surface will change the Sport of Kings forever.