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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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    People have wristbands to declare their affiliation and support of different groups or causes -- think "Livestrong", the yellow wristband campaign by cyclist Lance Armstrong that raises cancer awareness. But if you wear a new wristband designed by...
  • Will Lance Armstrong survive new charges?

    He won't win this Lance Pugmire Los Angeles Times Lance Armstrong is in a race he is likely to lose. Although the cyclist has a public point when he describes this case as a "vendetta," that will resonate far less with the stoic arbitrators expected...
  • Sports notices: Thunder U-14 girls are holding soccer tryouts

    Submitting sports notices The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6578. Soccer Thunder Soccer Club is holding tryouts for its rising U-14 Girls WAGS Division I...
  • Friends School seniors honor leukemia victim who would have graduated this year

    Friends School seniors honor leukemia victim who would have graduated this year
    Graham Harrison won't be graduating with his classmates at Friends School on June 12, but he will be with the senior class in spirit. Three years after his death from leukemia, the former Friends ninth-grader, who lived in Villages of Homeland and...
  • Owings Mills cyclist pedals 200 miles for cancer charity

    Owings Mills cyclist pedals 200 miles for cancer charity
    Buzz Levin jumped into cycling 21 years ago with both feet, and he's been pedaling ever since. Levin of Owings Mills originally took up the sport so he could participate in the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge, a two-day, 200-mile race that raises money for...
  • Author and cancer survivor Annette Abrams visits Havre de Grace Friday for book signing

    When being treated for plasma cellleukemia, Charlotte "Charlie" Barker of Havre de Grace didn't have to go through it alone. During her time at National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, where Barker received a stem cell transplant in January 2008, she...
  • Who are best, worst owners in the NFL?

    Packers' many, Bengals Ron Fritz Baltimore Sun The best owners in the NFL? How about the 110,000 or so of the Green Bay Packers. The only publicly owned franchise, the Packers somehow find a way to keep that many shareholders happy and in agreement...
  • Sports notices: Friday night cross country series starts

    Submitting sports notices The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6578. Running The Howard County Striders/Bullseye Running Friday Night Cross Country Series...
  • NBC Thursday Comedies: It's The End Of The World As We Know It

    NBC Thursday Comedies: It's The End Of The World As We Know It
    While Pawnee and Scranton deal with the impending apocalypse, the study group at Greendale deals with their daddy issues and Whitney and friends try to mend a severed bromance. "Community": Pierce’s latest entrepreneurial endeavor is “Pride...
  • Lance Armstrong: It's not about the drugs

    Lance Armstrong: It's not about the drugs
    Allegations that champion cyclist Lance Armstrong used performance-enhancing drugs have been around for years -- and they surfaced again today as the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency brought formal  charges against him.  Armstrong denied the allegations, but...
  • Baltimore firm creates wristband virtual ticket for concert-goers

    Baltimore firm creates wristband virtual ticket for concert-goers
    People have wristbands to declare their affiliation and support of different groups or causes -- think "Livestrong", the yellow wristband campaign by cyclist Lance Armstrong that raises cancer awareness. But if you wear a new wristband designed by...
  • Companies vie to hand Phelps money

    It was one of the first questions fans started asking after Michael Phelps achieved the improbable feat of winning eight gold medals in one Olympics: What will he be worth? Companies are already lining up to hand Phelps millions of dollars to associate...