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  • 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...
  • End of an icon

    End of an icon
    It may be a desire for immortality that pushes some athletes to seek to transcend the limitations of mere mortal bodies through the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Certainly Lance Armstrong, the seven-time Tour de France winner and Olympic champion,...
  • It's not about the bike, it's about cancer

    It's not about the bike, it's about cancer
    Oh, Lance. How could you? Thursday’s announcement was stunning. Seven-time winner of the Tour de France, testicular cancer survivor, Livestrong founder, cancer fundraiser, our hero, our real-life Superman — and you’re giving up without...
  • Lance Armstrong's greatest legacy

    The day the United States Anti-Doping Agency announced it was stripping Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France victories and imposing a lifetime competition ban on him was a dramatic one in the world of sports and an even more dramatic one for cancer...
  • 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......
  • Classy finish, golden future

    Classy finish, golden future
    ATHENS - 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...