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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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  • Armstrong, Favre are two-of-a-kind

     
    Lance Armstrong. Brett Favre.In the details, different circumstances.In an overarching sense, though, it's really the same thing.It is difficult to give up what you do if what you do is who you are. And that is sometimes problematic and can......
  • Doubletake: Global trading cards

     
    A factory in Vietnam. Doubletake is back for the new fall season. Each day, Tribune correspondents Jim Tankersley and Jim Oliphant slice through the spin with shining machetes of truth, all the while straining metaphors to the max. Jim......
  • Thursday's Ten: Bush enters the fray

     
    Bush's prime time address last night and his call for a meeting with Obama and McCain underscored a growing sense of urgency that Congress must act to avert a crisis. The politics of being drawn into the financial crisis......
  • ESPN promotes South Dakota tourism or something

     
    ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
  • SNY draws healthy audience for Mets' home opener

     
    SNY announced Monday night's Citi Field opener averaged 4.65 percent of area homes and 434,500 viewers, making it the highest-rated and most-watched Mets home opener on a regional cable sports network. It helped that the opener was in prime time,......
  • Daum: Judging a book, and its author

     Daum: Judging a book, and its author
    It's not easy being a book consumer these days. For starters, books seem so long — at least compared to the blog posts and online news items that have recalibrated the pace of the average American attention span. And that's not the half of it....
  • Once shunned, Greg LeMond returns to biking world and road to success

    Greg LeMond, America's original superstar cyclist, is back. After years of being shunned by the cycling world for asserting in 2001 that Lance Armstrong was using performance-enhancing drugs, the now-vindicated three-time Tor de France winner (1986, '89...
  • New Chargers-Raiders plan for Carson stadium sounds a little crazy

    New Chargers-Raiders plan for Carson stadium sounds a little crazy
    Here we are, 20 years after being jilted by the Rams and Raiders, arriving at a theater of the absurd. You need to read about this stuff in a small, soundproof room, so nobody will hear your loud giggles and screeches of laughter and suggest a...
  • REVIEW: After Cosby controversy, Hannibal Buress shows at Sands Bethlehem Event Center he's got broader -- and better -- material

    REVIEW: After Cosby controversy, Hannibal Buress shows at Sands Bethlehem Event Center he's got broader -- and better -- material
    Comedian Hannibal Buress is best known these days for his October routine in Philadelphia, when his jokes about rape allegations against Bill Cosby the claims of sexual misconduct against the 77-year-old comedian back into the public eye. But Buress...
  • Sports, boundaries and eligibility: a persistent issue

     Sports, boundaries and eligibility: a persistent issue
    Pushing the boundaries. So much of sports is about that, in a generally good sense: practicing relentlessly, striving to be the best, trying to exceed one's previous or perceived physical limits. "People who want victory and the rewards that come with...
  • Gear: A step up in home ellipticals

    Gear: A step up in home ellipticals
    The elliptical trainer and its smooth oval foot pattern was a hit the moment it arrived on the scene in the mid-1990s, but a good one that could stand up to regular home use without rattling apart has never come cheap. That's doubly true of some of the...