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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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  • Like a gym bag full of memories, it's our 2013 sports time capsule

    Sports memories can be fleeting and easily dissolvable, sort of like cotton candy. The events of 2013 likely won't be remembered in 100 years, but what if we created a sports time capsule, and put in items representing the year in sports? We could bury it...
  • Letters: Let's see what happens in 2014

    As we finish off 2013, here are a few things I'd like to see in the sports world for the New Year: •An official announcement from the NFL that Los Angeles will finally have a team again (preferably the Rams, back where they belong). The end of...
  • Why Top Docu Directors Felt the Need to Appear in Their Own Films

    Robert J. Flaherty's 1922 "Nanook of the North" set the standard for documentaries: An impartial filmmaker points his camera at a subject to give audiences a glimpse into a different world. It eventually emerged that Flaherty staged had some scenes, and...
  • Epic Fail: The Rise and Fall of Demand Media

    Take note, Twitter: Not every tech company has a happy ending after a ballyhooed IPO. Just look at Demand Media, the Santa Monica, Calif.-based firm some thought would revolutionize content production. Not long after the company went public in January...
  • 'Tim's Vermeer,' '20 Feet From Stardom' head Oscar doc shortlist

    'Tim's Vermeer,' '20 Feet From Stardom' head Oscar doc shortlist
    "Blackfish," "20 Feet From Stardom" and "Tim's Vermeer" are among the 15 films that have made the Oscar shortlist for documentary features, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday.  Members of the documentary branch narrowed...
  • Lance Armstrong's doping coverup claim denied by former cycling boss

    Lance Armstrong's doping coverup claim denied by former cycling boss
    International cycling's former chief has denied claims by Lance Armstrong that he participated in a doping coverup during the 1999 Tour de France. Hein Verbruggen, former president of the international cycling union (UCI), offered his response Tuesday...
  • 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...
  • 'The Armstrong Lie' is a telling look at athlete's spin cycle

    The constant clash of the Lance Armstrong mythology versus medal-stripped reality gives a surreal quality to Alex Gibney's clear-eyed documentary "The Armstrong Lie." It's all fascinating watching, starting with exceptional race footage that captures...
  • Video/Q&A: Director Alex Gibney compares Lance Armstrong, Eliot Spitzer and Julian Assange

    Video/Q&A: Director Alex Gibney compares Lance Armstrong, Eliot Spitzer and Julian Assange
    When director Alex Gibney was making an uplifting movie about Lance Armstrong’s 2009 comeback—before the confirmation of rumors about the champion cyclist’s doping and before Gibney remade the film into “The Armstrong Lie,”...
  • Review: 'The Armstrong Lie' smartly details Lance's scandalous cycle

    "The Armstrong Lie" is about as angry and confrontational as documentary titles get, but filmmaker Alex Gibney has good reason to feel aggrieved. One of the top documentarians working today, with films such as "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room"...
  • Nikki Finke exits Deadline Hollywood. FCC fines TBS for Conan promo.

    Nikki Finke exits Deadline Hollywood. FCC fines TBS for Conan promo.
    After the coffee. Before the Time Warner earnings call. The Skinny: Caught an episode of "The Mindy Project" last night and was pleasantly surprised. The show, in my view, has been inconsistent but Tuesday it showed some of its early promise. I know....