| Oct 3, 2012
| 5:52 PM
Call it a kick-butt time at nationals for local cyclists.
Two-time U.S. Olympian Bobby Lea of Topton captured three more national titles last week in Carson, Calif., at the USA Cycling Elite Track National Championships.
Lea was one of seven area...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 5:15 AM
- NEW: Doping can be "hugely reduced" but won't be wiped out, cycling chief says
- International Cycling Union's president also says he was "sickened" by the report
- Lance Armstrong is banned from the sport
- Armstrong has long...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Maybe the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency should have handled our nation's "war on drugs," first launched more than 40 years ago.
It took 14 years worth of evidence, but the USADA knocked off a drug kingpin in Lance Armstrong.
We witnessed the final nail in the...
| Oct 24, 2012
On Tuesday, the day after he was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles, Lance Armstrong swallowed another dose of punishment, a uniquely modern kind: He removed the references to his Tour titles from his Twitter bio.
In the long doping scandal that...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 12:14 PM
For a while there, we vacationed with Lance Armstrong every summer.
And Tyler Hamilton and George Hincapie and Levi Leipheimer and Floyd Landis. All the boys.
They'd be in France, of course, while we were at the shore in Delaware. But the nasal...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 11:36 PM
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.
| Oct 16, 2012
Tim Loranger is a Los Angeles aviation attorney who was deeply moved by Lance Armstrong's story of beating cancer. The former Marine wears the Armstrong yellow wristband, races in an Armstrong hat and has raised thousands of dollars for Armstrong's cancer...
| Oct 18, 2012
A 17-year-old sports fan I know named Evan who survived a rare form of heart cancer still wore his yellow Livestrong bracelet to school Wednesday.
To the socially attuned teenager, the rubber wristband always will represent the strength it required to...
| Aug 26, 2012
Heroes are risky business. When they fall, a lot of hope and faith crash around them.
So it goes with Lance Armstrong.
Last week, after Armstrong announced he was tired of fighting allegations that he used banned drugs to boost his cycling career, an...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:25 PM
This is a philosophical debate on Lance Armstrong. We'll be getting into Immanuel Kant, John Stuart Mill, David Hume …
OK, OK, you probably are wondering why this ninny from the Play-Doh department is trespassing onto Plato's sacred turf? Dude...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:32 AM
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...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 4:59 AM
It's no secret that the Valley Preferred Cycling Center in Trexlertown will be hosting the 2012 USA Junior Track Nationals. The mecca of track cycling in the United States also will host "Junior Natz" in 2013.
The event gives future U.S. cycling stars...