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Game of Shadows

Is Lance Armstrong the Barry Bonds of Cycling?

On the recommendation of a friend I immediately downloaded  a book onto my Kindle, Game of Shadows: Barry Bonds, BALCO, and the Steroids Scandal that Rocked Professional Sports by Mark Fainaru-Wada and Lance Williams. To quote from the Amazon.com description; “This is the complete inside story of the BALCO steroids scandal from the award-winning reporters […]

Lance Armstrong

Armstrong out of Milan-Sanremo

Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong will not be able to participate in Milan-Sanremo, the second ProTour event of the 2010 season. The Team RadioShack leader, suffering from acute gastroenteritis, will be replaced by teammate Fumiyuki Beppu. “It would have been good to have Lance lineup for the start but we prefer not to […]

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The squeaky wheel gets the lube

I’d heard about the Tony Kornheiser’s comments about running over cyclists a few days ago. To be honest, it really didn’t faze me. He’s a sports commentator whose whole schtick is to be controversial. His bosses expect that and pay him to be controversial. Did I honestly think that he believed what he said, that […]