The New York City Marathon, scheduled for Sunday, was canceled Friday in light of the recent storm devastation.
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In the 90-second video essay above, ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap offers a poignant take on the matter.
ICYMI: Highlights from the past week on Front Row
•Around The Horn, ESPN’s show devoted to competitive banter, celebrated its 10th anniversary this week. Special Front Row contributor and ATH host Tony Reali shared his thoughts — and collaborative Sgt. Pepper-inspired artwork — in this post.
•A few members of ATH’s all-star group of panelists reflect on the show’s beginnings here.
•Washington, D.C. is passionate about politics and pigskin. How do those topics intersect? Longtime Monday Night Football stats guru Steve Hirdt — who also is an executive vice president of the Elias Sports Bureau — spotted an interesting trend years ago. Learn more about how the “Redskins Rule” correlates the outcome of the most recent Washington Redskins home game to the U.S. Presidential Election.
•ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine senior writer Wright Thompson collaborated with Peabody Award-winning director Fritz Mitchell on Ghosts Of Ole Miss. Learn more about the latest 30 for 30 documentary.
•A week ago in Norman, Okla., College GameDay celebrated Halloween a few days early. Check out the crew impersonating everyone from Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly to mild-mannered journalist Clark Kent in this post produced by ESPN Images’ Barb Blake and Phil Ellsworth.
Row of Four
Our favorites from across ESPN over the past week
•Read Bill Simmons’ essay for Grantland: The Polarizing Michael Vick.
•NBA star Joakim Noah talks pizza with ESPN PlayBook.
•Enjoy an array of photos in this gallery from ESPN Images.