| Aug 20, 2012
| 10:01 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Planned Parenthood, a target of U.S. conservatives opposed to its abortion and birth control services, said on Monday it will use $3 million in donations to launch an initiative to fight breast cancer with expanded screenings and...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Last week, Lance Armstrong threw in the towel after fighting allegations of juicing for 13 years, defending his seven Tour de France wins. He claimed "enough is enough."
Afterwards, you might have expected his supporters to turn their backs on the...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:32 AM
Lance Armstrong's decision not to fight long-standing allegations that he used performance-enhancing drugs to spike seven Tour De France cycling championships came within days of Roger Clemens' decision to lace up his spikes again. (The 50-year-old...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 2:40 PM
The folks at Duffy's Tavern in Utica, Ill. (technically North Utica), predict an uptick in business this fall. The summer's brutal heat kept many cyclists off the Illinois & Michigan Canal path, but Duffy's, a popular watering hole within sight of the...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 1:38 PM
The fallout for Lance Armstrong continues. News out of Chicago that the seven-time-Tour-de-France winner will be banned from running the Chicago marathon. Turns out that the penalties imposed against him from the U.S. anti doping agency extend beyond...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Hope has been in short supply lately — the murder of a diplomat in Libya, the ongoing savagery in Syria, Iran's apparent march toward nuclear weaponry, Midwest drought, climate change, the pain of the unemployed — the list is long.
| Sep 23, 2012
| 10:37 PM
CORONADO, Calif -- Lance Armstrong loves to compete, so even after receiving a lifetime ban from the U.S. Anti-Doping agency on August 24th, he still looks for chances to race.
He's found his next race at the Superfrog half-ironman triathlon on September...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:56 PM
When Sarah Lisle was diagnosed with breast cancer at 25, she didn't remember anyone cautioning her about how treatment might affect her fertility. And children were nowhere on her radar; unmarried and poised to go to graduate school, Lisle just wanted...
| Sep 30, 2012
Sheryl Simoni had been a runner until her knees gave out — she used to walk around the neighborhood with friends. Darlene Dukes used to work out regularly until fatigue overcame her. Linda Finlay never bothered to put on sneakers, "I don't like to...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 10:36 AM
With the 100th edition of the Tour de France set to begin on Saturday, disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong says he still considers himself the Tour's record holder for titles because it was "impossible" to win the event unless one was doping....
| Jun 28, 2013
| 9:41 AM
A young Southern California golfer is stealing some of the spotlight from Inbee Park through early play at the U.S. Women's Open.
Lizette Salas was scoring well enough to hold a share of second place with Park -- who is vying for a historic third-...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:41 PM
In 2008, only eight years after taking up biking, Jim Long decided to do a bike trip in conjunction with the legendary Tour de France, a trip he saw as a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
"It was so much fun," he remembered, "we decided it was a twice-in-...