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  • Premium Rush

    Premium Rush
    This movie couldn’t have had better timing. Lance Armstrong was stripped of all his Tour de France wins, and star Joseph Gordon-Levitt played Robin in the latest Batman. And I can’t fault him for wanting the big paycheck in a cheesy chase...
  • Ed Page On Facebook: Do You Still Admire Lance Armstrong?

    The following is an abridged version of a discussion on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant. Craig Christensen: Although he was caught cheating for using PEDs, you cannot take away what the man has done for the fight of cancer; he may not...
  • Support for Armstrong's Foundation soars despite being stripped of wins

    Support for Armstrong's Foundation soars despite being stripped of wins
    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...
  • Armstrong Can't Dodge His Tainted Legacy

    Armstrong Can't Dodge His Tainted Legacy
    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...
  • Gear: Endurance bikes, for those who've endured

    Gear: Endurance bikes, for those who've endured
    Although it is said that cycling is the "new golf" for aging baby boomers, it's clear that the low, aerodynamic position of a Tour de France racer doesn't work for old bodies burdened with stiff backs and diminishing flexibility. Enter one of the...
  • Photos: Hollywood celebrities at play in Disneyland

    Photos: Hollywood celebrities at play in Disneyland
    Movie stars, television actors, rock singers, fashion models and professional athletes are just like you and me. They want to take their families and friends to Disneyland for a day of fun. But that's not always as easy when you're better known than...
  • In pursuit of the Yucatan Peninsula's gray ghosts

    Welcome to the end of the road. If you're going to Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, it stops here, near the tip of a long, skinny peninsula about 100 miles south of Cancun. Scrub jungle encroaches on the village, fishermen wait for the opening of lobster...
  • 2012 Amgen Tour of California TV schedule

     
    Maybe the world of international cycling will be focused on the Giro d'Italia right now, but U.S. cycling fans can enjoy a race a little closer to home beginning this weekend with the Amgen Tour of California. The eight-stage race begins in Santa Rosa...
  • 2012 Giro d’Italia U.S. TV schedule

     
    Universal Sports Network has live and taped coverage of cycling's Giro d'Italia (Tour of Italy) May 5-27, with coverage of all 21 stages. The Giro is one of cycling's three Grand Tour races, along with the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España. Many...
  • Dutch star Van Bon to race in T-town on opening night

     
    Leon Van Bon, a 1992 Olympic silver medal winner and two-time stage winner at the Tour de France, will compete in the U.S. Sprint Grand Prix on the opening night of the international professional World Series of Bicycling at the......
  • Cannondale offers Tour de France contest

     
    Cannondale says: “Cannondale has launched its exciting Backstage at the Tour Contest. For the second consecutive year, Cannondale will make a cycling fan’s dream come true by giving them a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend a week with...
  • 2012 Tour de France TV coverage on NBC Sports

     
    The 99th edition of cycling’s Tour de France starts Saturday, June 30, in Liège, Belgium. The race is made up of one prologue and 20 stages covering a total distance of 3,479 km. The route includes nine flat stages, four medium mountain stages, five...