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  • Lance Armstrong, baseball's Hall and drug standards

    Lance Armstrong, baseball's Hall and drug standards
    After all this time, he's not sure if he read Lance Armstrong's book before his kidney was taken out or after, before the cancer spread to his lungs or later, before his doctors said to get his papers in order or not. "I just remember admiring his...
  • Lance Armstrong picks wrong way to come clean after playing dirty

    The Tour de Fraud, Lance Armstrong version, continues. Tighten your helmet chinstraps and grab your handlebars. Armstrong apparently has 'fessed up. To Oprah. Please, just spare us. Was Dr. Phil booked? PHOTOS: Lance Armstrong through the...
  • Lance Armstrong's Oprah confession a joke

    Lance Armstrong's Oprah confession a joke
        And so Lance Armstrong is finally going to confess his sins to Oprah. He used performance-enhancing drugs to help game the system and win seven Tour de France titles. He was a false prophet to all those cancer survivors who embraced him as a...
  • Oprah promotes self, er, her Lance Armstrong interview

    Oprah promotes self, er, her Lance Armstrong interview
    Oprah Winfrey appeared on "CBS This Morning" Tuesday to talk about her interview with Lance Armstrong, but she remained coy about exactly what the disgraced seven-time Tour de France winner admitted to in his drug doping "confession." "I would say he did...
  • Jeff Jacobs: No Sympathy For Lance's Tour de Fraud

    Jeff Jacobs: No Sympathy For Lance's Tour de Fraud
    Nobody on Earth could tell Lance Armstrong's story better than Lance Armstrong. Nobody on earth is less morally and ethically qualified to tell it than he is. Armstrong is a liar. Armstrong is a cheat. Armstrong is a bully. In the famously foreboding...
  • CBS News: Government rejects Armstrong's $5M restitution offer

    CBS News: Government rejects Armstrong's $5M restitution offer
    (CBS News) Lance Armstrong has offered to pay more than $5 million to the federal government to compensate for the fraud he allegedly committed against the U.S. Postal Service, CBS News has learned. The Postal Service paid Armstrong's team more than $30...
  • Oprah confessional won't free Lance Armstrong from burden of lies

    Oprah confessional won't free Lance Armstrong from burden of lies
    I'd be lying to say that I won't watch the Lance Armstrong confessional with Oprah Winfrey on Thursday -- and Friday! -- nights. Why not? It's difficult to ignore a human train wreck, and Lance Liestrong pedaled on a Highway to You-Know-Where years...
  • On trial is Lance Armstrong, the man

    On trial is Lance Armstrong, the man
    The worst part of the Lance Armstrong story isn't the lying, considering more important people have lied more loudly. And it's not the cheating, considering bigger athletes to Americans have cheated. It's certainly not how he sullied the sport of...
  • 2012: A Year For Skepticism In Sports

    2012: A Year For Skepticism In Sports
    With varying degrees of failure over a decade and a half, I have used my Half-baked Jake, ellipsis-pocked humor for my year-in-review, year-in-preview column. For example … In the Year 2012, Gabby Douglas showed us that a squirrel could fly. In...
  • One in 20 youth has used steroids to bulk up: study

    One in 20 youth has used steroids to bulk up: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - About five percent of middle and high school students have used anabolic steroids to put on muscle, according to a new study from Minnesota. In addition to steroid use, more than one-third of boys and one-fifth of girls in the...
  • The Quixotic World of Connecticut's Boutique Bike-Makers

    The Quixotic World of Connecticut's Boutique Bike-Makers
    Maybe Peter Weigle and his peers really belong in another realm. Some place and time totally unlike our mass-production-plastic-and-high-tech-carbon-fiberized-21st-Century-profit-and-speed-obsessed-America. Some distant dimension where anyone wanting to...
  • Lance Armstrong decides to quit his own charity

    Lance Armstrong decides to quit his own charity
    Lance Armstrong has quit the board of his namesake foundation, the latest fallout from allegations of doping that brought about the cycling icon's epic downfall. He chose to resign from the Lance Armstrong Foundation -- known by the name Livestrong --...