Originally posted on Bush League Chronicle  |  Last updated 10/10/13

Tarnished former cyclist Lance Armstrong openly used performance-enhancing drugs in the presence of then-girlfriend and singer Sheryl Crow. This is according to a new book written by a pair of Wall Street Journal reporters. Here is an excerpt detailing the revelation: “Rather than try to hide the transfusion from her, Armstrong was completely open about it,” the authors write. “He trusted that Crow would have no desire to tell the press or anyone else about the team’s doping program. He explained that it was simply part of the sport – that all cyclists were doing the same thing.” According to the book, Crow admitted to seeing Armstrong dope while cooperating with a criminal investigation against Armstrong in 2011. She was just one of many former friends and peers to testify against him. Crow and Armstrong ended their relationship in 2006. Via For the Win

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