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Columbia Missourian Was So Close With Lance Armstrong Tweet

The Columbia Missourian's Lance Armstrong tweet forgets Neil.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Alberto Contador Crashes Out Of 2014 Tour De France In Stage 10

One of the favorites in the 2014 Tour de France will no longer have a chance to win. Two-time champion Alberto Contador crashed in stage 10 at Col de Platzerwasel and was forced to accept defeat after breaking his leg. The Spaniard fell off his bike on a descent with about 40 miles to go during the 100-mile stage. Stage 10 is well-known for its difficult downhills. Vincenzo Nibali...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Now Contador Is Out of Le Tour

((HT: NBCSN/TdF))After defending champ Chris Froome crashed out of the Tour de France in Stage 5, it seemed that it was wide open as to who could take the yellow jersey.Now, it's even more so as 2-time champ Alberto Contador has crashed out of Stage 10Your browser does not support iframes.Anyone...???Anyone...???
Via Online Sports Guys
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cavendish Involved In Bad Crash At End Of Tour de France Stage 1

British cyclist Mark Cavendish dislocated his shoulder in the last hundred yards of Stage 1 of the Tour de France on Saturday through the English countryside. Cavendish, who was a favorite to take the yellow jacket in Stage 1, was forced to withdraw from the even all together after the injury. Marcel Kittel of Germany won the first-stage of […] The post Mark Cavendish Involved...
Via Diehardsport
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Fan accidentally struck by rider at Tour de France

Your browser does not support iframes.A fan was accidentally struck by a passing cyclist during Sunday's Stage Two of the Tour de France.The fan was standing on the edge of the road attempting to take a picture as a pack of riders passed by. Unfortunately, he didn't realize that he was standing a bit too close, and some of the cyclists were riding right along the edge of...
Via Holdout Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

British cyclist Mark Cavendish painfully crashes at Tour de France (Video)

British cyclist Mark Cavendish took the brunt of a brutal crash during the final stretch of Saturday's Stage One of the Tour de France. Cavendish was leaning his head and left shoulder against Australian cyclist Simon Gerrans in an apparent attempt to clear some space for himself with just a few hundred yards remaining to reach the finish line. Unfortunately, the move completely...
Via Holdout Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bad crash at Tour de France

British cyclist Mark Cavendish was involved in a heavy duty multi-bike during the last few hundred yards of Stage One at the Tour de France. You can see the veteran attempt to clear space for the final run but became entangled with Simon Gerrans, sending them both violently to the ground. While it is rumored that Cavendish suffered a broken collarbone on the spill, it is miraculous...
Via Next Impulse Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Tour de France 2014: 10 compelling cyclists to root for

The 2014 Tour de France gets underway in less than 24 hours. By now even the casual fans are starting to pick-up on what looks to be a Chris Froome vs. Alberto Contador showdown, whereas in the sprints it seems to be a 3-way competition between Mark Cavendish, Peter Sagan, and Marcel Kittel. Over the course of the next three weeks we are destined to see the favorites shine, dark...
Via isportsweb.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cyclist captures robbery on GoPro camera

Assuming this video isn’t a well-executed viral prank, it is a fantastic example of how frightening the world can be. A man was minding his business riding his mountain bike through some trails in Somerset West, South Africa recently when he was approached by a man holding a gun. The armed robber demanded that he turn […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Looks Like Lance Armstrong Has Gotten Ahold Of His Cards Against Humanity ‘Missing Testicle’ Card

Must have been some awkwardness when Lance Armstrong drew his own card in ‘Cards Against Humanity’ while playing the party game over the weekend. Would have loved to see what Lance Armstrong, who notably had one of his testicles removed because of testicle cancer in 1996, played his own card down for.   The post Looks Like Lance Armstrong Has Gotten Ahold Of His Cards Against...
Via Diehardsport
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

‘Cards Against Humanity’ With Lance Armstrong Got A Little Awkward (Photo)

Lance Armstrong found himself in a bit of a strange situation Saturday night. The former cycling star was enjoying a nice game of Cards Against Humanity (for those unfamiliar with the popular party game, it’s pretty much a dirtier version of Apples to Apples) when he pulled a card referring to a certain part of his anatomy. Just another night of playing Cards Against Humanity....
Via NESN.com
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong Drew A Very Awkward Card While Playing Cards Against Humanity

Via Twitter “Cards Against Humanity” is known as a “party game for horrible people,” so it’s pretty clear from the get-go that this isn’t just another round of Scattegories for the people in your parents’ hardcore swingers parties to use as an icebreaker. For example, former Tour de France champion and world famous lying sack of cheating lies, Lance Armstrong, Tweeted...
Via With Leather
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Lance Armstrong mocks doping scandal while changing tire

In a "How To" video for OutsideOnline.com, Lance Armstrong shows us all how to change a bike tire, and even makes reference to his shameful doping scandal in order to help his cause.As you can see, Armstrong tries his best to come across as an average guy doing some mechanical work, but the cheesiness of it all just seems like too much to overcome.Oh, not to mention the...
Via Bush League Chronicle
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong case back in court over bonuses

Lance Armstrong's attorneys are back in court to try to stop a Dallas-based company from trying to recoup millions in bonuses it paid him for races he won while using performance-enhancing drugs. Judge Tonya Parker will hear Friday from lawyers for Armstrong, the disgraced cyclist who was stripped of seven Tour de France victories and given a lifetime ban from sports in 2012...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Hammer to lead US at track world championships

Two-time Olympic silver medalist Sarah Hammer highlights an eight-rider team announced Monday that will compete for the U.S. at the track cycling world championships in Cali, Colombia. Hammer is a five-time and reigning individual pursuit world champion and the reigning omnium world champ. She's also part of a team pursuit roster that includes Lauren Tamayo, Kimberly Geist,...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Taylor Phinney of US opens Dubai Tour with win

Taylor Phinney of the United States won the opening time trial of the inaugural Dubai Tour, a four-stage race organized by the same group that puts on the Giro d'Italia. Phinney completed the 6.1-mile race through the streets of Dubai on Wednesday in 12 minutes, 3 seconds. Michael Cummings, his BMC Racing teammate, was 14 seconds back in second and Lasse Norman Hansen of Garmin...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Wiggins children bullied after Armstrong scandal

Former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins says he had to find a new school for his children after they were ''harassed and bullied'' following the Lance Armstrong doping scandal. Speaking from a training camp in Spain, Wiggins said he moved his two children Ben and Isabella to another school last year because they were repeatedly asked whether their father had...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Valverde to lead Movistar in Tour de France

Spain's Movistar says Alejandro Valverde will be its lead rider in this year's Tour de France, while Colombian Nairo Quintana will be top rider for the Giro d'Italia. In a statement Tuesday the team says both riders will share leadership for the Spanish Vuelta. Team manager Eusebio Unzue said Nairo was still too young to tackle the Tour and the team thought it best...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

UCI may cut Armstrong ban in return for details

The new president of cycling's world body says Lance Armstrong's lifetime ban for doping cold be reduced if he provides information which assists other doping investigations. Brian Cookson became UCI president in September and established the Cycling Independent Reform Commission which will examine the history of doping in professional cycling and probe allegations the UCI...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

UCI sets up panel to investigate allegations colluded with Armstrong

A three-man independent panel will investigate cycling's doping past, including allegations the sport's governing body colluded with Lance Armstrong. UCI President Brian Cookson said Wednesday the commission will investigate allegations ''that the UCI has been involved in wrongdoing in the past - allegations which have done so much to hurt the credibility of the...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Armstrong wants hearing in bonus money fight

Lance Armstrong is still fighting a Texas company that wants to recoup about $12 million in bonuses he was paid for winning the Tour de France while secretly using performance-enhancing drugs. Court documents filed in Dallas this week show that Armstrong has asked a judge to stop an arbitration panel from considering whether Dallas-based SCA Promotions should be able to recover...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong says he was singled out because he was mean

Lance Armstrong feels like he was singled out and would not have been stripped of his seven Tour de France titles if he hadn’t fought back so hard against those who accused him of cheating. “If we’re gonna be honest, then just say ‘He’s an a——. We had to go after him. He tested positive for being the biggest a—— in the world.’ Fair. I can live with that,”...
Via Sports-Glory
December 12, 2013  |  19 Comments

Olympic gold medalist Wiggins left 'shaking' after being knighted

British cyclist Bradley Wiggins has been knighted by Queen Elizabeth II at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace that left last year's Tour de France and Olympic champion "shaking" and "uncomfortable." Wiggins was honored for services to cycling after winning seven Olympic medals and becoming the first Briton to win the Tour -- the sport's biggest event. The...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Riis sells cycling team to Russian businessman

The cycling team with two-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador on the roster has been bought by Russian businessman Oleg Tinkov. It will be known as Tinkoff-Saxo for the next three years. Tinkov's purchase of Riis Cycling was confirmed Monday at a news conference in London. Bjarne Riis will stay on as general manager of the team, with Danish investment specialist Saxo...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong settles $3M insurance lawsuit

Lance Armstrong has reached a settlement with an insurance company that sought more than $3 million for bonuses it paid him for winning the Tour de France from 1999 to 2001. Nebraska-based Acceptance Insurance sued Armstrong earlier this year after he admitted using performance-enhancing drugs during his career. Attorneys for both sides would not disclose details of Wednesday&...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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