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  • Fans crave what cheating provides

    Fans crave what cheating provides
    As a longtime fan of bicycle racing — I was on the finish line in Paris in 1986 when Greg LeMond became the first American to win the Tour de France — I followed Lance Armstrong's career with intense excitement as he took cycling from the...
  • If Armstrong comes clean, reinstate him?

    If Armstrong comes clean, reinstate him?
    Throw the book at him Philip Hersh Chicago Tribune Before assuming Lance Armstrong comes fully clean, not to Oprah Winfrey but to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency under oath — quite an assumption, given his decade of lies — it is worth noting...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    WEATHER: Rainy, with temperatures in the 40s. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS O'Malley to push sweeping gun control, licensing plan: Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Monday broad details of a plan that would...
  • Oprah smooth in CBS Armstrong hype, but does TV confession still work?

    Oprah smooth in CBS Armstrong hype, but does TV confession still work?
    I like Oprah Winfrey, and I was happy to see her Tuesday morning on CBS with her old pal, Gayle King, hitting on all cylinders as they hyped the gate for her interview with Lance Armstrong. She promised King, Charlie Rose and everyone else on the last-...
  • Maryland Republican Party must heal its rift

    Maryland Republican Party must heal its rift
    March has been a rough month for Maryland Republicans. In Annapolis, they watched helplessly as Democrats worked their way through an ambitious ideological wish list that includes new taxes and spending, death penalty repeal, Second Amendment...
  • Lance Armstrong and Oprah an unbeatable ratings team?

    Lance Armstrong and Oprah an unbeatable ratings team?
    The question now is: who’s getting more out of Lance Armstrong’s doping confession, the disgraced cyclist himself or Oprah? I say that because Oprah Winfrey -- the Doyenne of Drama, the High Priestess of Pathos -- was busy Tuesday flacking...
  • Armstrong's turn on Oprah's couch

     Armstrong's turn on Oprah's couch
    When Lance Armstrong met last month with his own personal Javert, Travis Tygart of the anti-doping agency, he said after the frustrating meeting, "You don't hold the keys to my redemption. "Only one person holds the keys to my redemption, and that's me,...
  • Lance Armstrong an argument for book burning

    Lance Armstrong an argument for book burning
    Lance Armstrong's well-orchestrated apology tour has brought back a bad memory: all the wasted hours I spent reading his book, "It's Not About the Bike." I was one of many readers captivated by his dramatic tale: hot-headed young rider gets felled by...
  • Should the Olympics suspend cycling?

    No, but UCI must go Philip Hersh Chicago Tribune Cycling gets to stay in the Olympics on one condition: the International Cycling Union leaders who turned a blind eye to doping (best case) or enabled it (more likely) must go. Ex-UCI President Hein...
  • Oprah executive producing film adaptation of 'The Other Wes Moore'

    Oprah executive producing film adaptation of 'The Other Wes Moore'
    "The Other Wes Moore," a book written by Baltimore native Wes Moore, is currently being developed into a feature film, with Oprah Winfrey attached as executive producer, and a script penned by John Ridley (writer of "Three Kings" and "Red Tails"),...
  • Arts showcase gives Howard PTAs live look at programs

    Arts showcase gives Howard PTAs live look at programs
    The Black Box Theatre at the Howard County Center for the Arts was alive with music, and the audience was off its feet, dancing to the rhythms of Enviro Drum-Maryland, a group of performing artists that creates a rhythm section from repurposed materials...
  • Back in Baltimore, Wes Moore has big plans for his hometown

    Back in Baltimore, Wes Moore has big plans for his hometown
    When Wes Moore swings a sledgehammer, he does it with his whole body, with the easy confidence of someone who's used to manual labor. It's early on a Saturday morning, and Wes is one of a couple dozen volunteers who have gathered in the Oliver...