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Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong
Lance Armstrong, born Sept. 18, 1971 in Plano, Texas, is a champion professional cyclist, who has won the Tour De France seven times (every year between 1999 and 2005) in his career. Armstrong is also notable for overcoming testicular cancer and has a charitable foundation, which is well-known for its yellow Livestrong bracelets. Armstrong also won the UCI Road World Championships and United States National Road Race Championships in 1993. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
Lance Armstrong, born Sept. 18, 1971 in Plano, Texas, is a champion professional cyclist, who has won the Tour De France seven times (every year between 1999 and 2005) in his career. Armstrong is also notable for overcoming testicular cancer and has a charitable foundation, which is well-known for its yellow Livestrong bracelets. Armstrong also won the UCI Road World Championships and United States National Road Race Championships in 1993. (Photo GETTY IMAGES) « Show less

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  • On The Fly: Former NFL Commissioner Tagliabue No Goodell Fan

    Things don't appear to be at all cool between former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue and owner-lovin', player-hatin' Roger Goodell, who is, gulp, in charge right now. You can say what you want about Tagliabue, but he was forceful, decisive and would not have put up with the public relations nightmares, certainly not the scandal and violence, that Goodell has overseen in just the past year. Goodell seemingly cares most about making money for the league and feeding the pockets of those who keep him employed — the owners. In the face of controversy, Tagliabue did things like take a stand against Arizona for not recognizing Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday as a national holiday. He moved the Super Bowl from the state to Pasadena in 1993 as a result. The NFL has an image problem and Goodell is the face of it. "If they see you making decisions only in economic terms, they start to understand that and question what you're all about," Tagliabue told GQ. "There's a huge intangible value in peace. There's a huge intangible value in having allies."
  • Lance Armstrong says he'd cheat again if doping remained pervasive

    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, who admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs extensively during his career, said he would use them again if he was competing in the doping-abundant culture that existed in professional cycling during the 1990s. In...

    Former Rabobank and Team Sky doctor Geert Leinders banned for life for doping violations

    Former Rabobank cycling team doctor Geert Leinders was banned for life on Thursday for multiple doping violations during his time with the Dutch squad. The Belgian was punished for violations committed while he was working with Rabobank from 1996 to...

    Wendy Chioji mourns loss of fellow cancer warrior Stuart Scott

    Wendy Chioji mourns loss of fellow cancer warrior Stuart Scott
    There are a lot of tears flowing Sunday after the death of Stuart Scott, who succumbed to cancer at 49. To some, he was a familiar face on ESPN, with his trademark “Boo-Yahs” and “As Cool As The Other Side of the Pillow.” But...

    TV Review: 'Lance Armstrong: Stop At Nothing'

    An Australian production that has already played in the U.K., "Lance Armstrong: Stop at Nothing" rolls Stateside via Showtime, and provides a riveting look at the cycling champion's rise and (especially) fall. Comprehensively reported, director Alex...