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  • To host Lance Armstrong, triathlon drops sanctioning

    To host Lance Armstrong, triathlon drops sanctioning
    Organizers of the charitable Half Full Triathlon are thrilled Lance Armstrong will compete in their October Howard County race. But critics in the sports community aren't sharing their enthusiasm. Because Armstrong has been banned for life from all...
  • 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 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,...
  • 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...
  • Eagle Archive: Saluting Carroll County's love of that dangerous 'foreign invention' ... the bicycle

    More than 100 years ago, "bicycle riders and racers, were filled with excitement over an event to take place at the Pleasure Park, a newly built horseracing track with grandstand one mile north of Westminster on the road to Littlestown." That property is...
  • 24 Hours of Booty cycling event raises money for the fight against cancer

    24 Hours of Booty cycling event raises money for the fight against cancer
    The first words that Bryan McMillan's best friend said to him when McMillan visited him in the hospital in March 2010 were, "How are you doing?" What would otherwise be an ordinary question shocked McMillan. His friend of 32 years, who was just diagnosed...
  • Phelps completes historic quest

    Phelps completes historic quest
    Someday, years from now, when they tell the tale of the swimmer from Rodgers Forge and his eight gold medals, it will be difficult -- if not impossible -- to know exactly where to begin. The epic story of Michael Phelps' transcendent Olympics has...
  • Solid gold

    Someday, years from now, when they tell the tale of the swimmer from Rodgers Forge and his eight gold medals, it will be difficult - if not impossible - to know exactly where to begin. The epic story of Michael Phelps' transcendent Olympics has...
  • 'Project Runway': Models as the clients

     
    I, guest blogger Carla, wasn't able to watch 'Project Runway,' last night, so we have sports reporter Kevin Van Valkenburg pinch hitting. Thanks Kevin! Kevin brings the funny. And his recap is gooood! Read on.Welcome to Week 4 of Project......
  • After 8 medals, Phelps relaxes, ponders glittering possibilities

    There's an English bulldog puppy waiting for Michael Phelps and a week at a Wyoming time share. Whether simple or elaborate, Phelps denied himself pleasure in many aspects of his life as he built the strength and mental resolve that resulted in Olympic...