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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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  • Lance Armstrong welcome a son to world via Twitter

     
    Lance Armstrong announced his son's birth on Twitter. Well, I suppose that's a better use of the service than linking to blog posts, kvetching about long lines at Starbucks or ripping Jeff Van Gundy. Sigh.......
  • Obama's 'time out:' Golf, hoops, tennis

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with a correction What a president does for recreation, of course, is his own business, but it is a casualty of life in the White House that presidential recreation also becomes the public's business. The......
  • Lance Armstrong Sells Nissan Leaf to Cyclists

     
    The latest Nissan Leaf commercial is pretty brilliant. It simply and effectively conveys one of the major benefits of electric vehicles: no tailpipe emissions. Yes, we realize that electric vehicles will still contribute to pollution via the means the...
  • Lance Armstrong in a Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet

     
    We can thank the explosion of social media for many things. The most recent is the photo above of famed cyclist Lance Armstrong in the driver???s seat of the upcoming 2011 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet. The image, and others, are posted......
  • Tebow endorsing FRS Healthy Energy

     
    Denver Broncos and former Gators quarterback Tim Tebow didn't go with Gatorade, but is instead endorsing FRS Healthy Energy. Tebow joins the FRS Healthy Energy Team, which also counts Lance Armstrong among its athletes. Tebow will serve as an ambassador.....
  • When our heroes are revealed to be flawed ...

    When our heroes are revealed to be flawed ...
    In the movie "Flight," for which Denzel Washington scored an Oscar nomination, a brilliant pilot successfully lands a catastrophically damaged plane, saving scores of lives, even though this captain was high as he sat behind the throttle. To some degree,...
  • Expect Armstrong's 'confession' to be all about him

    Expect Armstrong's 'confession' to be all about him
    It's not likely to be about the truth. Or about cleansing a guilty conscience. Or about clearing the air to help cycling's Sisyphean efforts to rid itself of the anything-goes attitude that prevailed for at least a decade and has yet to disappear,...
  • Armstrong hit with USADA sanctions

    Armstrong hit with USADA sanctions
    The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency formally announced Friday morning it had issued sanctions that strip Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles and 2000 Olympic bronze medal and ban him for life from all sports governed by federations that are...
  • Suspicious minds: why doping always is on mine

    Suspicious minds: why doping always is on mine
    One day at the 1997 World Track and Field Championships in Athens, Greece, the Sunday Times of London writer David Walsh asked me if I were writing about doping in every story. This was a few years before Walsh published two books about Lance Armstrong,...
  • Ralph De La Cruz: Facing up to my old friend, fat

    There are days when I miss the comfort of my friend. My understanding, nurturing companion. My familiar ally. Miss sitting together in front of the TV. Sharing beers and hot dogs at baseball games. Me and my fat. Inseparable for practically a...
  • Filmmaker, disillusioned, slows Armstrong documentary's roll ★★ 1/2

    Filmmaker, disillusioned, slows Armstrong documentary's roll ★&#9733 1/2
    A lying sack of sponsorship, world champion cyclist Lance Armstrong at his peak successfully beat back accusations from the "haters" (his word) in the press, and his rivals on the circuit, regarding his alleged use of performance enhancing drugs. On the...