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Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong
Lance Armstrong, born Sept. 18, 1971 in Plano, Texas, is a champion professional cyclist, who has won the Tour De France seven times (every year between 1999 and 2005) in his career. Armstrong is also notable for overcoming testicular cancer and has a charitable foundation, which is well-known for its yellow Livestrong bracelets. Armstrong also won the UCI Road World Championships and United States National Road Race Championships in 1993. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
Lance Armstrong, born Sept. 18, 1971 in Plano, Texas, is a champion professional cyclist, who has won the Tour De France seven times (every year between 1999 and 2005) in his career. Armstrong is also notable for overcoming testicular cancer and has a charitable foundation, which is well-known for its yellow Livestrong bracelets. Armstrong also won the UCI Road World Championships and United States National Road Race Championships in 1993. (Photo GETTY IMAGES) « Show less

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  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    The Chicken Chronicles Alice Walker (The New Press: 208 pp.,$21.95) You pick up the book and you enter the slow, dazy world of the writer and her chickens. You put the book down to get something to eat and the spell is loosened. You think, "Chickens?...
  • USPS Spent Millions Sponsoring Lance Armstrong

    USPS Spent Millions Sponsoring Lance Armstrong
    LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- The United States Postal Service spent $31.9 million sponsoring Lance Armstrong’s team during the height of the rider’s Tour de France dominance, newly released records show. Financial records obtained by ESPN through a Freedom...
  • CNBC Sports Business Reporter, Darren Rovell

    CNBC Sports Business Reporter, Darren Rovell
    Darren Rovell is CNBC's Sports Business Reporter. He is responsible for both analyzing and reporting on the sports business world on all of CNBC's programming including "Squawk Box," "Power Lunch" and "Street Signs." He is also author of the "Sports Biz"...
  • Race car driver also does triathlons

    Race car driver also does triathlons
    Tony Kanaan is one of the most famous race car drivers living in South Florida. He won the IndyCar Series championship in 2004, and has 14 race victories since starting with IndyCars in 2002. He's also one of the most conditioned athletes in the sport....
  • Rizzo beats cancer, ready to take on first base for Padres

    Rizzo beats cancer, ready to take on first base for Padres
    Anthony Rizzo will have some big shoes to fill as the Padres first baseman, but really, that's nothing compared to the cancer he's already beaten. Rizzo came to the Padres from the Boston Red Sox in the trade for Adrian Gonzalez, and he appears to be the...
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  • Lance Armstrong Retires From Cycling

    Lance Armstrong Retires From Cycling
    NEW YORK - Lance Armstrong, who recovered from cancer to win the Tour de France a record seven times, formally announced his retirement from cycling on Wednesday, a month after his last race. The 39-year-old American, who made a comeback to the sport two...
  • Get Moving May

    Gayle Anderson was live in Tustin with Bike Nation, the only southern California based bike share company for Bike-To-Work-Week. Biking is a major topic this month since May is NATIONAL BIKE MONTH accord League of American Bicyclists. The League began as...
  • Prop. 29 Vote Still Too Close to Call

    Prop. 29 Vote Still Too Close to Call
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- By about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night, the vote for Prop. 29 -- the state's proposed tobacco tax -- was still too close to call. Those against smoking are calling for higher taxes and it's also why Big Tobacco has chosen...
  • Prop 29, Proposed Tax on Tobacco, Has Failed

    Prop 29, Proposed Tax on Tobacco, Has Failed
    SACRAMENTO -- Asking voters to slap a $1-per-pack tax on cigarettes to fund cancer research seemed like a cinch in health-crazy California, where lighting up already is banned in bars, public buildings and on many of its golden beaches. But the tobacco...
  • California Primary Polls Closed

    Polls across the state closed at 8 p.m. for California’s Primary; in addition to statewide measures like propositions 28 and 29, voters will be selecting candidates for various city, county and state representatives. The ballots may seem more...
  • Primary 2012: California voters OK changes to term limits for state legislators, appear reluctant to raise tobacco tax

    Primary 2012: California voters OK changes to term limits for state legislators, appear reluctant to raise tobacco tax
    Californians approved a change to term limits for state lawmakers, but a measure to raise tobacco taxes for the first time in nearly two decades was in trouble, voting returns showed late Tuesday. In Southern California contests, the nonpartisan race for...