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  • Leonard Pitts: Better to lose with grace than to win with deceit

    Leonard Pitts: Better to lose with grace than to win with deceit
    One guy was among the greatest losers in the history of politics, the other, one of the biggest winners in all of sports. They were unalike men who shared little except recent headlines. But there was, in that brief juxtaposition, an object lesson for...
  • Lance Armstrong an argument for book burning

    Lance Armstrong an argument for book burning
    Lance Armstrong's well-orchestrated apology tour has brought back a bad memory: all the wasted hours I spent reading his book, "It's Not About the Bike." I was one of many readers captivated by his dramatic tale: hot-headed young rider gets felled by...
  • What was the No. 1 sports story of 2012?

    Look toward London Iliana Limón Romero Orlando Sentinel The London Olympics delivered the most compelling storylines of 2012. Gabby Douglas was not considered a contender for the women's gymnastics all-around gold medal at the beginning of the year,...
  • Lance Armstrong: Not a lost cause

    Lance Armstrong: Not a lost cause
    Earlier this month, Lance Armstrong participated in a triathlon in Columbia, benefiting the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. Despite some poor weather, the event was an overwhelming success. People turned out in droves to watch Mr. Armstrong compete...
  • Lance Armstrong wins Howard County triathlon

    Lance Armstrong wins Howard County triathlon
    Lance Armstrong won the Revolution 3 Half-Full Triathlon at Centennial Park in Howard County on Sunday, finishing the 70-mile race in just under 4 hours, 11 minutes. The effort by the famous cyclist and embattled seven-time Tour de France winner in the...
  • Lance Armstrong doping allegations and Edgar Allan Poe

    Lance Armstrong doping allegations and Edgar Allan Poe
    The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency report on Lance Armstrong was involved in doping is loaded with explosive allegations from fellow cyclists -- which the seven-time Tour de France champion has vehemently denied. But the quirkiest bit of information is that at...
  • Lance Armstrong dropped by Nike; where's my refund?

    Lance Armstrong dropped by Nike; where's my refund?
    News that Nike is dropping its sponsorship of tainted cyclist Lance Armstrong brought me back to one of the most poignant sections of his first book, "It's Not About the Bike." Armstrong described the aftermath of his testicular cancer diagnosis in 1996,...
  • Ulman Cancer Fund will continue to work with Armstrong's foundation

    Ulman Cancer Fund will continue to work with Armstrong's foundation
    With the announcement Wednesday that Lance Armstrong would leave his role as chairman of his foundation, a local organization with strong ties to Armstrong and his work said it would continue to work with they beleaguered cyclist. Brock Yetso,...
  • The witch hunt against Lance Armstrong isn't over

    In describing the status of cyclist Lance Armstrong, reporter Jill Rosen somehow managed to turn from straight reportage to editorializing ("To host Lance Armstrong, triathlon drops sanctioning," Sept. 21). Mr. Armstrong has not been proven guilty of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ulman Cancer Fund has no plans to drop Lance Armstrong

    The Ulman Cancer Fund has no plans to drop its partnership with Lance Armstrong or his cancer foundation in the wake of the cyclist's decision to no longer fight the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency on performance-enhancing drug allegations. "Our personal view is...