This Week's Missing Links, October 13

9.79* debuted on ESPN this week.

The best articles, photos, and videos that I didn't post this week—until now. If you only have time to click on one link, go to "Girl Shot by Taliban in Critical Condition After Surgery," in The New York Times.


Why Lance Armstrong is no longer "the longest-running Rorschach test in sports." Outside

"It is certainly not a one-sided hatchet job, it is pretty damning," said cyclist Bradley Wiggins. Cycling Weekly

No comment from the U.S. attorney's office on why they dropped the Lance Armstrong case, Velo News

How Christian Vande Velde's passion for cycling led to corruption, The New York Times

A ride through fútbol's scariest underworld, Outside

"I woke up on September 24 to something that I had long expected: a major disaster on Manaslu..." Outside

Pointless records department: man runs marathon in suit in 2:35:53. Runner's World

Grigori Rasputin, thru-hiker, Adventure Journal

Doctor stops his race to revive runner, Runner's World

A tribute to the 34 people who died in avalanches in 2012, ESPN

Cyclist killed in Chicago after swerving to avoid a car door, Chicago Tribune

Ethiopians sweep the Chicago Marathon, The New York Times

Skier Lindsey Vonn wants to race the boys, The New York Times

That Malcolm Gladwell and Bill Simmons podcast that so many people are talking about, Grantland

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