UCI: Astana case not a return for old doping ways

GENEVA (AP) International Cycling Union President Brain Cookson says the Astana team keeping top-tier status in 2015 does not mean the sport will revert to its old doping ways. Astana, which includes Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali, will keep its World Tier license despite five senior and development squad riders being caught doping since August. Cookson insists to the Associated...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

USA Cycling chief executive Johnson to retire

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) Steve Johnson, the president and CEO of USA Cycling, plans to retire after the United States hosts the road world championships next year in Richmond, Virginia. Johnson said Tuesday in a statement that he was ready to step away after 15 years working for the sport's national governing body. Along with serving as chief executive, Johnson also has been...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Column: Russia is athletics' Lance Armstrong case

What should be a cherished, career-best memory for Netherlands runner Yvonne Hak - winning a silver medal at the 2010 European Championships - now just feels ''strange and frustrating.'' That's because of the expose broadcast on German television this week that appears to have blown a lid off systematic doping and corruption in Russian sports. The ARD documentary, largely based on...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Sheryl Crow Reportedly Told Feds About Lance Armstrong’s Illicit Activities

It seems that a little birdie might have sung to federal investigators about bicyclist Lance Armstrong’s illicit activities. Singer Sheryl Crow reportedly told the feds that Armstrong received a blood transfusion during a trip to Belgium in 2004, according to a new book called “Wheelmen,” which details the doping conspiracy that propelled Armstrong’s cycling teams. “Rather...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong attempts beer mile, stops running after just one lap

Lance Armstrong is banned from participating in any cycling events because of his history with performance-enhancing drugs, so he tried to take up a new sport. Spoiler alert: It did not end well for the polarizing cyclist. Armstrong participated in everyone's new favorite sport -- the beer mile run, where challengers down a full brewski for every quarter-mile they complete on...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong Got Through One Beer Prepping For The Beer Mile World Championships Before Calling It Quits

The Flotrack Beer Mile World Championships, where runners consume four beers while running around a track four times, is coming up on December 3rd but it will be surprising if Lance Armstrong shows up for the event. Back in early November, Lance decided that he wanted to try and prepare for the run but he Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Fatone to cut a new record -- for biggest pillow fight, at college football game

Joey Fatone and *NSYNC haven't been together since 2002. So what's the former boy band member up to these days? We thought you'd never ask. According to the Argus Leader, Fatone will travel to Brookings, S.D. -- the site of Saturday's football game between South Dakota and South Dakota State -- to lead "the world's largest pillow fight." Nope, that's not a typo. Joey Fatone is going...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong Attempts Beer Mile, Stops Running After Just One Lap

Lance Armstrong is banned from participating in any cycling events because of his history with performance-enhancing drugs, so he tried to take up a new sport. Spoiler alert: It did not end well for the polarizing cyclist. Armstrong participated in everyone’s new favorite sport — the beer mile run, where challengers down a full brewski for every quarter-mile they complete on...
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong Quits Beer Mile After One Budweiser, One Lap

  Love him or hate him, former seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong has to be one of the healthiest human beings...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

JJ Watt forgets which Armstrong walked on the moon

Quick! Who was the first person to walk on the moon? It may seem like an easy question now, but for Houston Texans superstar JJ Watt, it turns out to not be so simple, especially when put on the spot. In an all-to-brief clip, teammates Shane Lechler and Garrett Graham join Watt to answer question to see if they are smarter than their Harvard-alum quarterback, Ryan Fitzpatrick. It...
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Armstrong barred from South Carolina ride

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) USA Cycling says Lance Armstrong can't ride in a South Carolina event this weekend with several of his former U.S. Postal Service teammates. Armstrong had hoped to ride with George Hincapie and several other former teammates at the non-competitive ride that bears Hincapie's name. But because the ride is still authorized by USA Cycling, Armstrong can't participate...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

UCI report on doping, Armstrong due within months

PONFERRADA, Spain (AP) The International Cycling Union says an independent panel investigating the sport's doping history should report early next year. Lance Armstrong met in May with the three-man group which is studying how doping happened from 1998-2013, and if previous UCI leadership helped the American rider's teams avoid scrutiny. The UCI's management committee got a progress...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Livestrong CEO leaving charity after 14 years

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The CEO of the cancer charity Livestrong is leaving after 14 years, a period in which the small local charity grew into a $500 million global brand before it was rocked by founder Lance Armstrong's confession that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career. Doug Ulman helped Livestrong ride Armstrong's sports career and celebrity into rapid...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Livestrong takes hit after Armstrong confession

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The Livestrong cancer charity is reporting a sharp drop in donations and revenue after founder Lance Armstrong admitted taking performance-enhancing drugs during most of his record-setting cycling career. In federal forms released this week, Livestrong noted its 2013 donations dipped 34 percent, from nearly $23 million to $15 million after Armstrong's televised...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots suffer first opening day loss since 2003

The year 2003 was filled with many different headlines and highlights, including Arnold Schwarzenegger’s gubernatorial election, the launch of Apple’s “Itunes,” Lance Armstrong had just won his fifth Tour de France, and the New England Patriots lost their season opener. On September 7, 2003, the Patriots played the Buffalo Bills, in Buffalo, and were beat by the Bill 31...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White unfazed by GQ ‘sleazy’ label: ‘Everybody isn’t going to love you’

Earlier this week, the wildly popular entertainment magazine GQ named it’s top 25 “biggest sleazebags in sports.” Coming in at No. 8 on the list, sandwiched between Lance Armstrong and War Machine, was UFC president Dana White. When news broke that White was named in the top 10 by GQ, many expected an epic tirade from White lashing out at GQ for the label. Instead, White gave...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong Admits He Would Still Be Cheating If He Did Not Get Caught

Photo Credit: Kevin G. Saunders via   Former cyclist Lance Armstrong just does not know how to keep his mouth shut.  Armstrong recently told CNN in an interview that he would still be denying that he ever used performance enhancing drugs.  Armstrong denied using banned drugs for over a decade and was bullying is way to the top and those who tried to rat him out...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Livestrong $50M gift biggest since Armstrong exit

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Lance Armstrong's former charity made the largest investment in its history Tuesday by giving $50 million to the University of Texas, marking the group's biggest splash since severing ties with the disgraced cyclist as it pushes to restore momentum and influence after a tumultuous two years. The money will launch the Livestrong Cancer Institutes at a new medical...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Atlanta Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff takes the “Ice Bucket Challenge”

Not only does Thomas Dimitroff bike with Lance Armstrong on his off-days, he apparently has caught word that the viral challenge would be something he could endure. Last night, the video emerged online and is hilarious. Enjoy!   You may also be interested in:Video: Atlanta Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff takes the “Ice Bucket Challenge”I hate that we cannot see more of Roddy White...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons: Three observations from 'Hard Knocks' Episode 2

Tuesday's second installment of HBO's "Hard Knocks" was much different than the season premier. Sure there was fighting, but less. Yes, there was cursing, but the expletives were fewer in frequency, which means instead of every other word, it was seemingly every third word. Also still in the show--hard work, and tons of physical torture. But the players and coaches were shown during...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama commit gets his first taste of being trolled by an Auburn fan

Blake Barnett is a 5 star QB from California who is committed to Alabama. Barnett and his family have been on vacation all week in San Diego. Barnett’s father thought it was a good idea to put up a Roll Tide flag on their beach. Well yesterday  Barnett woke up to a surprise awaiting on their front door from an Auburn fan. San Diego beach house for a week w/friends. Time for a...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

PED’s: Time to Level the Playing Field?

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Not many people look back on the 1980′s with fondness. After 30 years it seems the entire decade was a bit of a joke. Look at the music, cars, fashion, movies, politicians and policies implemented under said politicians. While there are a few exceptions, mostly everything about the 80′s sucked, but the suckiest of all the sucky legacies left behind...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

BSO Interview: ESPN SR VP of ESPN Audio Mo Davenport

During my week at ESPN’s campus in Bristol, I was fortunate enough to spend some time with Senior Vice President of ESPN Audio Mo Davenport. He is responsible for national sales revenue, audio and digital marketing strategy, and network content for ESPN Audio. Mo has been honored as one of the most influential minorities in both sports and cable during his 29 year career at ESPN...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Columbia Missourian Was So Close With Lance Armstrong Tweet

The Columbia Missourian's Lance Armstrong tweet forgets Neil.
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott Hamilton: Local Hero – Sports Legend

Photo is courtesy of Written by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Edited by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Like Us on Facebook!   For those of you that don’t already know, and I’m guessing that’s not very many of you, LeBron James has officially returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers. As a result, it is my duty to pay up...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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