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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 documentary 'The Armstrong Lie' due out this year

    Lance Armstrong documentary 'The Armstrong Lie' due out this year
    Filmmaker Alex Gibney’s Lance Armstrong documentary isn’t exactly going to be the comeback story the cyclist first imagined. Produced by Sony Pictures and now set to come out later this year from Sony Pictures Classics, Gibney’s film...
  • Forget trading in Aaron Hernandez jersey, time to rid ourselves of jersey culture

    Forget trading in Aaron Hernandez jersey, time to rid ourselves of jersey culture
    A good friend told me a few years ago he would not allow his kids to wear sports jerseys unless their name was on the back. His philosophy is simple. You have your own name and you know what it represents. While it made sense, I still thought his...
  • Anti-doping chief Travis Tygart on Alex Rodriguez: 'Admit the truth'

    Travis Tygart, chief executive of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency that last year unveiled a lengthy "reasoned decision" that led to the stripping of cyclist Lance Armstrong's seven Tour de France titles, said baseball's anti-doping efforts were not lessened...
  • WADA head praises MLB for Alex Rodriguez suspension

    WADA head praises MLB for Alex Rodriguez suspension
    The head of the World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday praised Major League Baseball for its suspension of three-time American League most valuable player Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees through the 2014 season. WADA Director General David Howman...
  • Ryan Braun and Lance Armstrong for the Sports Hall of Hell

    I hate Ryan Braun. And I hate Lance Armstrong. Yes, it’s because they’re cheaters. Yes, it’s because they’ve cast a pall over their sports, one of which -- baseball -- I happen to love. And yes, it’s because I have two...
  • More rain, an upset and a loss by Grigor Dimitrov at Wimbledon

    WIMBLEDON -- Giant killer Sergiy Stakhovsky has reached the end of his 15 minutes of fame at this year’s Wimbledon. Stakhovsky, the Ukrainian who upset Roger Federer in the second round, exited Friday in the third round when Jurgen Melzer of...
  • Tour de France riders take a break after nine hard days of cycling

    As the Tour de France enters its 10th stage Tuesday, five things to know: 1. ZZZZZZZZZ: After nine torrid days of riding, on the 10th day they rested. In hotels in and near Saint-Nazaire on France's western coast, the 182 riders who survived the Tour'...
  • 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...
  • Buccaneers trade cornerback Eric Wright to 49ers

    The San Francisco 49ers acquired cornerback Eric Wright in a trade with Tampa Bay that sends a conditional selection in the 2014 draft to the Buccaneers. The teams announced the deal Friday, one week after Wright was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion...
  • Doping issues killing track and field again

    Doping issues killing track and field again
    Hey, pro cycling: move over on that trash heap, so there is some room for track and field. Almost exactly a decade after the BALCO scandal all but destroyed track’s credibility, the sport is facing another legitimacy crisis. Sunday, leading U.S....