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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

Top Lance Armstrong Articles

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  • 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...
  • Russian anti-doping chief compares country's race-walking doping to Lance Armstrong case

    Russia's anti-doping chief cited evidence Tuesday of systematic doping among the country's Olympic champion race-walkers and compared the case to that of Lance Armstrong. Five Russian walkers, including three Olympic champions, were banned for doping...
  • Hit-and-run drivers not uncommon, but not well understood

    Hit-and-run drivers not uncommon, but not well understood
    Over the past eight days, three people died and another was injured in three hit-and-run accidents in the Baltimore region. Police are still seeking the drivers in all three incidents. On Wednesday, Bishop Heather Elizabeth Cook was indicted on charges...
  • Sideline Chatter: If you're accepting tricks, be careful of what you tweet

    He who tweets last, tweets ... well, you get the idea. Tweeted the NFL Network's Warren Sapp, on July 27, 2011, after the Chargers signed Eric Weddle to a big contract: "8 million a year for a safety you couldn't pick out of a lineup!" Weddle's retort,...
  • Dolphins Cycling Challenge aids race to cure cancer

    Dolphins Cycling Challenge aids race to cure cancer
    Michael Mandich stresses that the Dolphins Cycling Challenge is not a race. That is true in the sense that some 3,000 cyclists who will ride anywhere from 12 to 176 miles through Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties this Saturday and Sunday won't...
  • Lance Armstrong cited for hitting parked cars after girlfriend admits lying for him

    Lance Armstrong cited for hitting parked cars after girlfriend admits lying for him
    DENVER (AP) — Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars with an SUV after a night of partying in Aspen, Colorado, but agreed to let his longtime girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention, police reports show. Police cited...
  • On The Fly: Brady Giving MVP Award To Malcolm Butler

    On The Fly: Brady Giving MVP Award To Malcolm Butler
    Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he wants to give the red 2015 Chevy Colorado truck he won as MVP of the Super Bowl to Malcolm Butler, who made the interception that sealed the deal for the Patriots. ... Though Butler made the big play, some people...
  • Police: Lance Armstrong hit parked cars, blamed girlfriend

    Police: Lance Armstrong hit parked cars, blamed girlfriend
    DENVER -- Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars after a night of partying in Aspen but agreed to let his longtime girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention, police reports show. Aspen police cited Armstrong with failing to...
  • Police: Lance Armstrong let girlfriend take rap in hit-and-run accident

    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong drove his SUV into two parked vehicles, then let his girlfriend take the blame for the hit-and-run accident in December, according to an Aspen police report. Armstrong was issued two traffic citations in January for the...
  • Police: Lance Armstrong Hit Parked Cars, Blamed Girlfriend

    ASPEN, Colo. — Authorities say disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars after a night of partying in Aspen but agreed to let his girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention. Police say they cited Armstrong after the Dec....
  • 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...