| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:08 PM
AUSTIN, Texas -- A Texas judge is pushing Lance Armstrong closer to his first sworn testimony on details of his performance-enhancing drug use, ordering the cyclist to answer questions about who knew what and when about his doping, including possibly...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The disgraced hero at the center of one of the most compelling rise-and-fall narratives in recent years gets exhaustive and penetrating documentary treatment in "The Armstrong Lie." Focusing primarily on the past four years of Lance Armstrong's life --...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:02 PM
The head of the World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday praised Major League Baseball for its suspension of three-time American League most valuable player Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees through the 2014 season.
WADA Director General David Howman...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Travis Tygart, chief executive of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency that last year unveiled a lengthy "reasoned decision" that led to the stripping of cyclist Lance Armstrong's seven Tour de France titles, said baseball's anti-doping efforts were not lessened...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:09 AM
LYON, France -- Italian cyclist Matteo Trentin timed his finish perfectly to win the hilly 14th stage of the Tour de France, while Chris Froome preserved his overall lead by staying in the pack on Saturday.
Froome and the other main contenders were more...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Mark Cavendish won the 13th stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish Friday and Chris Froome lost a sizable chunk of his overall lead after being caught by Alberto Contador.
Cavendish moved ahead with about 100 meters to go and rival Peter Sagan,...
| 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......
| 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
| 8:00 PM
The San Francisco 49ers acquired cornerback Eric Wright in a trade with Tampa Bay that sends a conditional selection in the 2014 draft to the Buccaneers.
The teams announced the deal Friday, one week after Wright was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion...
| 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 28, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Uh-oh. Now we did it.
It’s our fault.
You. You. You. And you.
And you over there … wearing the parka. Raise your hand, too.
I guess I’m a major part of it, too.
I didn’t know we had such power. I guess there is strength in...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Filmmaker Alex Gibney’s Lance Armstrong documentary isn’t exactly going to be the comeback story the cyclist first imagined.
Produced by Sony Pictures and now set to come out later this year from Sony Pictures Classics, Gibney’s film...