Sports

It’s Not a Trap, It’s College Sports

With apologies to Popehat for stealing one of my favorite phrases from them, this is a box made of awesome, filled with win. Too bad the Lucasfilm legal stormtroopers put down the rebellion…

800 Photos of the 2007 Chicago Marathon

I wasn’t planning to take any pictures of the Chicago Marathon this year because I knew I’d be too busy to process and upload all the photos. However, when I woke up unusually early on Sunday morning I decided I could at least drive back to Chinatown and take some pictures, even if I didn’t […]

Marathon Responsibilities and Risks

The recent meltdown of the Chicago Marathon serves as an interesting example for discussing issues of responsibility and risk taking. Over at Marathon Pundit, John Ruberry is taking issue with a Chicago Tribune opinion piece by Mike Downey, who has offered his take on who is responsible for the meltdown of the Chicago Marathon. He says […]

Someone Must Suffer for this Defeat

I don’t really understand sports much. Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass writes: Please don’t take it out on this team, and please don’t take it out on quarterback Rex Grossman. … And now that they’ve lost this Super Bowl, the last thing we need to do as fans is to keep pressing down on them […]

Go Bears!

Update: Er…not so much.

2006 Chicago Marathon Photos – Summary

As regular readers know, I shot a whole bunch of photos of last Sunday’s Chicago Marathon—over 1700 images—and I think I covered 10 to 20% of the field of runners. I’ve posted all these Chicago Marathon images at SmugMug. The photos are sorted into chronological order based on the camera’s timestamp and separated into six […]

As 40,000 People Run On By…The 2006 Chicago Marathon, Part 6 of 6

[Note: The archive of all the photos is hosted at smugmug. I explain at the bottom of this post how to download pictures of yourself if I got you.] I shot a whole bunch of photos of last Sunday’s Chicago Marathon. I posted the first batch Monday evening, the second batch Tuesday morning, the third […]

As 40,000 People Run On By…The 2006 Chicago Marathon, Part 5 of 6

[Note: The archive of all the photos is hosted at smugmug. I explain at the bottom of this post how to download pictures of yourself if I got you.] I shot a whole bunch of photos of last Sunday’s Chicago Marathon. I posted the first batch Monday evening, the second batch Tuesday morning, the third […]

As 40,000 People Run On By…The 2006 Chicago Marathon, Part 4 of 6

[Note: The archive of all the photos is hosted at smugmug. I explain at the bottom of this post how to download pictures of yourself if I got you.] I shot a whole bunch of photos of last Sunday’s Chicago Marathon. I posted the first batch Monday evening, the second batch Tuesday morning, and the […]

As 40,000 People Run On By…The 2006 Chicago Marathon, Part 3 of 6

[Note: The archive of all the photos is hosted at smugmug. I explain at the bottom of this post how to download pictures of yourself if I got you.] I shot a whole bunch of photos of last Sunday’s Chicago Marathon. I posted the first batch Monday evening and the second batch Tuesday morning. Here […]

As 40,000 People Run On By…The 2006 Chicago Marathon, Part 2 of 6

[Note: The archive of all the photos is hosted at smugmug. I explain at the bottom of this post how to download pictures of yourself if I got you.] I shot a whole bunch of photos of last Sunday’s Chicago Marathon. I posted the first batch Monday evening. Here are some more. That picture is […]

As 40,000 People Run On By…The 2006 Chicago Marathon, Part 1 of 6

[Note: The archive of all the photos is hosted at smugmug. I explain at the bottom of this post how to download pictures of yourself if I got you.] I just spent about 4 hours standing around in the cold damp weather and my feet are pretty sore. But I know 40,000 people who have […]

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