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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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  • The PGA Tour should take seriously Woods' link to a doctor suspected of providing performance-enhancing drugs to athletes

    The PGA Tour should take seriously Woods' link to a doctor suspected of providing performance-enhancing drugs to athletes
    Now we should care. More than ever before Forget about the immorality of Tiger Woods' multiple mistresses. What's much more damaging is the potential illegality of his multiple majors. Tiger Woods cheating on his wife is ultimately between him and...
  • Dave's apology accepted, but why let it rest there?

    Dave's apology accepted, but why let it rest there?
    Having parted with more than my fair share of jokes that I would like to have back, I have to say that I feel David Letterman's pain. Unless you were in a coma last week, you know that Letterman has raised the ire of Sarah Palin for his joke last Monday...
  • NFL fabulous follies on full display

    Rewinding the week that was, in which Donovan McNabb gave his critics some more ammo (as if they needed any), Pacman Jones was given his 1,048th chance (is there any doubt there will be a 1,049th?) and Phil really misses the way Tiger used to kick his...
  • If Lance Armstrong cheated, should we forgive and forget?

    If Lance Armstrong cheated, should we forgive and forget?
    The French were right about Iraq, and now they're right about one of our great American heroes, Lance Armstrong. Don't you hate it? The French never bought Lance's claims of drug-free victories in the Tour de France. Now a federal investigation may...
  • 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...
  • Lollapalooza Day 3: Rain, more rain, and a Foo Fighters finale

    Lollapalooza Day 3: Rain, more rain, and a Foo Fighters finale
    Lollapalooza 2011 is a wrap with record daily attendance (90,000), adding up to the most populated festival in North America (270,000) over the three-day weekend. Here’s an hour-by-hour account of Sunday’s action, once again from yours truly...
  • Lance Armstrong decides to quit his own charity

    Lance Armstrong decides to quit his own charity
    Lance Armstrong has quit the board of his namesake foundation, the latest fallout from allegations of doping that brought about the cycling icon's epic downfall. He chose to resign from the Lance Armstrong Foundation -- known by the name Livestrong --...
  • Armstrong steps down as Livestrong chairman amid doping controversy

    Armstrong steps down as Livestrong chairman amid doping controversy
    Former pro cyclist Lance Armstrong will step down as chairman of the Livestrong cancer charity he founded in 1997 after recovering from the disease, organization spokeswoman Katerhine McClane said Wednesday. The move comes a week after the U.S. Anti-...
  • 'No place in cycling': Lance Armstrong stripped of Tour de France titles

    'No place in cycling': Lance Armstrong stripped of Tour de France titles
    Article Highlights: - NEW: Doping can be "hugely reduced" but won't be wiped out, cycling chief says - International Cycling Union's president also says he was "sickened" by the report - Lance Armstrong is banned from the sport - Armstrong has long...
  • Official: US Anti-Doping Agency to slap Armstrong with lifetime ban, loss of titles

    Official: US Anti-Doping Agency to slap Armstrong with lifetime ban, loss of titles
    The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said early Friday it will strip Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles and impose a lifetime ban, a move that came just hours after the cyclist announced he would no longer fight charges of illegal doping. A formal...
  • Armstrong Can't Dodge His Tainted Legacy

    Armstrong Can't Dodge His Tainted Legacy
    Lance Armstrong's decision not to fight long-standing allegations that he used performance-enhancing drugs to spike seven Tour De France cycling championships came within days of Roger Clemens' decision to lace up his spikes again. (The 50-year-old...