Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/6/14
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If you are planning a heartfelt admission and apology, you do not float a trial balloon first to see if it will go over OK. You do not look for the softest landing possible. You do not wait until there is nothing to lose by doing it, and every personal thing to gain. You do not plan to take down everyone around you. Something heartfelt, by definition, cannot be calculated, hurtful and self-serving. But that's just what Lance Armstrong's lie has always been. And now his truth will be the same? No way. Armstrong, according to the Associated Press, confessed to Oprah on Monday -- in taping for a show to be aired on Thursday -- that he did take performance-enhancing drugs. Reports are that it was an emotional moment. I'm sure it was, with Armstrong and his handlers figuring out beforehand exactly when was the best moment for tears. And now, Armstrong reportedly will turn snitch and offer up evidence of other doping cheats, theoretically officials and guys in suits who made money of...
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