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  • Commentary: Armstrong's excuse for not appealing not good enough for me

    Commentary: Armstrong's excuse for not appealing not good enough for me
    Earlier this week, Lance Armstrong stepped down as the chairman of the Livestrong Foundation and lost endorsements with Nike, Anheuser-Busch and a host of other sponsors. Last week, the U.S.  anti-doping agency released a report detailing allegations of...
  • Lance Armstrong Stripped of 7 Tour de France Titles

    Lance Armstrong Stripped of 7 Tour de France Titles
    Lance Armstrong is losing the seven cycling titles that made him a legend. The International Cycling Union announced Monday that Armstrong is being stripped of his Tour de France titles. "Lance Armstrong has no place in cycling," said the union's...
  • Lance Armstrong stripped of his Tour de France titles

    Lance Armstrong stripped of his Tour de France titles
    Lance Armstrong is losing the seven cycling titles that made him a legend. The International Cycling Union announced Monday that Armstrong is being stripped of his Tour de France titles. "Lance Armstrong has no place in cycling," said the union's...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Put your pedal to the mettle on a bike tour

     Put your pedal to the mettle on a bike tour
    Summer has vanished. Autumn will soon be slipping away. But that doesn't mean you have to put away your bicycle or your Lycra for the winter. You may live on Montana, but you don't live in Montana. Bicycle touring companies are offering a variety of...
  • Let these new bike helmets go to your head

    Let these new bike helmets go to your head
    I should be dead, twice. The fact that I'm not — or even brain-damaged (I think) — is due to the helmets I wore while being hit by a car and slamming head-first into a mountain trail. By design, their foam shells cracked instead of my skull,...
  • Doping in Pro Cycling Debate Coming to Yale with Floyd Landis

    Doping in Pro Cycling Debate Coming to Yale with Floyd Landis
    People who aren't into professional cycling may only vaguely know the name Floyd Landis, but they should. It was Landis, a disgraced winner of the Tour de France,  whose doping confessions helped trigger the scandal that brought down Lance Armstrong....
  • Lance Armstrong gets 'South Park' treatment

    Lance Armstrong gets 'South Park' treatment
    Looks like "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are taking aim at disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong. A teaser clip for "A Scause for Applause," airing at 9 p.m. CT Oct. 31 on Comedy Central, shows Cartman and other town residents getting...
  • Lance Armstrong gives up fight against USADA charges

    Lance Armstrong gives up fight against USADA charges
    Lance Armstrong is giving up his fight against the latest wave of charges by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, which will likely rule that the seven-time Tour de France winner is a cheater who should be banned from cycling for life and stripped of his titles....
  • Official: US Anti-Doping Agency to slap Armstrong with lifetime ban, loss of titles

    Official: US Anti-Doping Agency to slap Armstrong with lifetime ban, loss of titles
    The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said early Friday it will strip Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles and impose a lifetime ban, a move that came just hours after the cyclist announced he would no longer fight charges of illegal doping. A formal...