| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:15 PM
As the Tour de France enters its 16th stage Tuesday, five things to know:
1. THE HOME STRETCH: Chris Froome is on the cusp of Tour de France victory. After Monday's rest day, the 28-year-old Briton is set to embark on six final stages in defense of...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:11 PM
5:30 a.m. Soccer: New South Wales Blues vs. Queensland Maroons (in Australia).--Fox Soccer Ch.
8 a.m. Cycling: Tour de France stage 17 (individual time trial).--NBC Sports Net.
10:30 a.m. Basketball: Feb. 2006: Bethel boys vs. Kecoughtan.--LSC 48...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:05 PM
"Rising From Ashes" gives you more than you expect. Its story line is as positive and affirmative as the title indicates, but it turns out there are dramas going on in this documentary that you wouldn't initially suspect.
Directed by T.C. Johnston and...
| Jul 14, 2013
MONELLS, Spain — Almost every year since 1996, I have organized a week-long, early summer bicycle tour in a foreign country for a group of friends. So far we've biked in 10 countries from New Zealand to Italy, including three tours in France.
| Aug 3, 2013
| 1:32 PM
The NBA and its leaders are once again strangely and suspiciously silent — just as they've been throughout the entire scandal-scarred steroid era of professional sports.
Then again, it's difficult to talk when you have your head buried neck-deep...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 11:03 AM
LE GRAND-BORNAND, France --- Chris Froome can already taste the champagne and has only one more day of climbing remaining before mounting the Champs-Elysees podium steps as Britain's second consecutive Tour de France winner.
The race leader preserved...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 9:03 AM
A relatively easy ride down the Champ-Elysees is all that separates Chris Froome from becoming the 2013 Tour de France champion.
The British rider finished third Saturday in Stage 20 of the tour, effectively winning the race since Sunday's ride into...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Chris Froome won the 100th Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the second British rider in as many years to win the famed bicycle race.
Froome, who helped Team Sky teammate and countryman Bradley Wiggins win the race last year, took part in a...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Sony Pictures Classics will be releasing Alex Gibney's Lance Armstrong documentary "The Armstrong Lie" worldwide.
The film is produced by Gibney, Frank Marshall and Matt Tolmach, centers on Armstrong's life and career over the last four years. A...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Gone unnoticed in most of the sports section these days has been the world’s toughest stage race, bicycling’s Tour de France. The Morning Call is dedicated to giving you the best of local sports coverage, and while you may not......
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Pope Francis recently completed his first international trip, a weeklong jaunt to Brazil that included adulation, spirituality and, if you were the pontiff's chauffeur, utter embarrassment.
Francis' driver, you may have heard, took a wrong turn while...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Bicyclist Lance Armstrong was once a hero: When his bestselling memoir "It's Not About the Bike" was published by Putnam in 2000, Armstrong had beaten cancer and gone on to win the Tour de France. Armstrong's fame continued -- he went on to win the Tour...