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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 pleads guilty to reckless driving

    Lance Armstrong pleads guilty to reckless driving
    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has pleaded guilty to reckless driving for hitting two parked cars in Aspen, Colo., in December. Armstrong, who reached a plea agreement with prosecutors, submitted his plea via mail on Friday, according to the...
  • Lance Armstrong pleads guilty to careless driving in Aspen

    Lance Armstrong pleads guilty to careless driving in Aspen
    ASPEN, Colo. -- Lance Armstrong has pleaded guilty to careless driving for hitting two parked cars with his SUV in Aspen. The cyclist entered his plea by mail on Friday under a plea agreement with prosecutors, closing the case and avoiding a court...
  • Lance Armstrong's lies carry a steep, and rising, price

    Lance Armstrong's lies carry a steep, and rising, price
    Not long after Lance Armstrong's unprecedented seven Tour de France titles were stripped in 2012, the cyclist tweeted a defiant photo. Armstrong reclined on a couch in a dimly lighted room, appearing unworried about the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency's...
  • In Brian Williams' case, will Americans forgive and forget?

    In Brian Williams' case, will Americans forgive and forget?
    When it comes to the honesty demanded of public figures, Americans appear to be a fickle bunch. Former President Clinton is once again a widely admired leader, despite infamous prevarications regarding his relationship with Monica Lewinsky. In contrast,...
  • Lance Armstrong loses $10 million arbitration ruling

    Lance Armstrong loses $10 million arbitration ruling
    AUSTIN, Texas -- An arbitration panel ordered Lance Armstrong and Tailwind Sports Corp. to pay $10 million in a fraud dispute with a promotions company for what it called an "unparalleled pageant of international perjury, fraud and conspiracy" that...
  • Lance Armstrong most pay back $10 million in bonus money

    Lance Armstrong most pay back $10 million in bonus money
    An arbitration panel has ruled that disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong must back pack $10 million in bonus money he received. … Jeff Gordon emerged from the qualifying chaos at Daytona with the pole for his final run in the Daytona 500 next week....
  • Lance Armstrong ordered to pay $10 million to promotions company

    Lance Armstrong ordered to pay $10 million to promotions company
    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has been ordered to pay $10 million to a promotions company after an arbitration panel found he conducted an "unparalleled pageant of international perjury, fraud and conspiracy" during his career. A three-man...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...