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.
"It is certainly not a one-sided hatchet job, it is pretty damning," said cyclist Bradley Wiggins. Cycling Weekly
How Christian Vande Velde's passion for cycling led to corruption, The New York Times
Grigori Rasputin, thru-hiker, Adventure Journal
Doctor stops his race to revive runner, Runner's World
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