| Feb 16, 2015
| 1:16 PM
Two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador says he is planning to retire from cycling in 2016.
Contador, considered one of the top grand tour cyclists in the world, told the Associated Press that "next year will most likely be my last."
| Feb 16, 2015
| 10:21 AM
Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has been ordered to pay $10 million to a promotions company after an arbitration panel found he conducted an "unparalleled pageant of international perjury, fraud and conspiracy" during his career.
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Nik Wallenda intends to walk across the Chicago River on a tightrope next weekend. It's a stunt — a staged event designed to capture public attention. You could say that "10 Things" is a stunt, too, which means you'd better pay attention. Here are...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 12:52 PM
When Republican Bruce Rauner claimed victory Tuesday in a bitter race for governor, his speech set off a whole new wave of controversy. He told supporters he had called Democratic legislative leaders Michael Madigan and John Cullerton, "and I said to...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
•Ciclismo Classico offers a seven-day/six-night cycling vacation in Tuscany that's based on a family-run farm. There will be six days...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Bicycling is a pastime that’s loved by thousands of people in Central Florida, Becky Afonso said. There are literally so many of them that it’s important for the state to promote bicycle safety, education and accessibility.
| Jan 14, 2015
| 3:34 PM
Grab your balaclavas, boys and girls. Starting this weekend, the competition is on to crown Chicago's king or queen of winter cycling.
The Active Transportation Alliance, a cycling-focused advocacy group that co-hosts the city's annual Bike to Work...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 5:14 PM
When advocates talk about U.S. cities that are friendliest to bicyclists, they mention places such as San Francisco, Seattle and Austin, Texas.
They even praise Pittsburgh. But Baltimore, they say, lags behind.
City officials are working to change...
| Nov 18, 2014
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| Jan 11, 2015
| 4:25 AM
With the prospect of the Olympics coming to a city just over an hour away, Connecticut is looking at a potential boon.
No one can say whether this state would host events or just benefit from the spillover of visitors if Boston were to win the...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 6:51 PM
A high-ranking leader in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland was charged Friday with manslaughter for allegedly driving drunk and sending text messages when she struck and killed cyclist Thomas Palermo last month.
Bishop Suffragan Heather Elizabeth Cook,...