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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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  • ESPN's Stuart Scott fights cancer head on

    ESPN's Stuart Scott fights cancer head on
    ESPN anchor and former WESH-Channel 2 reporter Stuart Scott died Sunday at the age of 49. The following column chronicling his battle with cancer was published in the Aug. 9, 2011, edition of the Orlando Sentinel. Always a man of spoken eloquence,...
  • France's big bike race has a place for the little guy

     France's big bike race has a place for the little guy
    In 2008, only eight years after taking up biking, Jim Long decided to do a bike trip in conjunction with the legendary Tour de France, a trip he saw as a once-in-a-lifetime experience. "It was so much fun," he remembered, "we decided it was a twice-in-...
  • Tour de France: Five things to know after Stage 9

    Tour de France: Five things to know after Stage 9
    Here are five things to know as the Tour de France enters an off day before resuming for the 10th stage Tuesday. 1. Try as you might: Chris Froome single-handedly quashed several attempts by rivals to wrest the overall race lead from him as the Tour...
  • Dan Martin wins Tour de France's ninth stage; Chris Froome holds lead

    Dan Martin wins Tour de France's ninth stage; Chris Froome holds lead
    BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, France -- Irishman Dan Martin beat Denmark's Jakob Fuglsang at the line to win Sunday's ninth stage of the Tour de France, and race favorite Chris Froome withstood early attacks to defend the yellow jersey on another hard day of...
  • Deer antler spray wouldn't deliver banned substance, according to Hopkins doctor

    Deer antler spray wouldn't deliver banned substance, according to Hopkins doctor
    Even if Ray Lewis did use deer antler spray his body would have never absorbed the banned substance its manufacturer says gives the product its potency, a Johns Hopkins professor said. Sports Illustrated ran an article online Tuesday that connected the...
  • Paul Schurick: Facing charges with buzz-cut, goateed style

    Paul Schurick: Facing charges with buzz-cut, goateed style
    Is it just me, or is Paul Schurick looking a lot cooler now that he's on the hot seat? The longtime aide to former Governors Bob Ehrlich and William Donald Schaefer always came off as a buttoned-down bureaucrat to me. Until I saw him in April at...
  • Vande Velde ends 'horribly hard' Tour de France on podium

    Vande Velde ends 'horribly hard' Tour de France on podium
    The picture shows how the Tour de France ended Sunday for Christian Vande Velde: With a big smile (he's the third man from the left) and arms around the Garmin-Cervelo riders with whom Vande Velde stood on the podium as winners of the team classification...
  • Lollapalooza Day 3: Rain, more rain, and a Foo Fighters finale

    Lollapalooza Day 3: Rain, more rain, and a Foo Fighters finale
    Lollapalooza 2011 is a wrap with record daily attendance (90,000), adding up to the most populated festival in North America (270,000) over the three-day weekend. Here’s an hour-by-hour account of Sunday’s action, once again from yours truly...
  • Hampton health advocacy group ranked second in nation

    Hampton health advocacy group ranked second in nation
    HAMPTON Fifteen years ago, in a 10-by-10-foot room in Newport News, Nancy Davenport-Ennis went to work to help breast cancer patients get a fair shake from their insurance companies. She was motivated by the death of her friend Cheryl Grimmel, whose...
  • Daniel Vasquez: This Nike gadget makes your South Florida workout count

    Folks in South Florida like to stay fit. And whether you are running on a beach or playing soccer in a local park, the new Nike+ FuelBand will track your activity without fuss or muss. The FuelBand looks like a blacked-out, beefed-up version of a...
  • Komen reverses move to cut Planned Parenthood funding

    Komen reverses move to cut Planned Parenthood funding
    Local Reaction: On Wednesday, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the world’s largest network of breast cancer activists, announced that it would no longer grant funds to Planned Parenthood of America for breast health education and cancer screenings....