Has the controversy over doping in the sport of cycling been so drawn out that the supposed tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey sort of anti-climactic? Some say so.
The organization that runs the Tour de France wasn’t immediately commenting on the decision by the U.S. Anti Doping Agency to erase 14 years of Lance Armstrong’s career — including his record seven wins in cycling’s most prestigious race.
My carpool buddy, colleague, and regular verbal sparring partner Steve Bitker asked me on the way to work Friday morning what I thought about the Lance Armstrong matter. And the best I could do by way of answer was to say, “it’s complicated.”
Tyler Hamilton’s lengthy interview with “60 Minutes” may have irrevocably dented Lance Armstrong’s continued protestations of innocence–but nobody who knows anything about cycling can possibly be surprised.
A federal appeals court has reaffirmed its ruling that investigators illegally seized a list of baseball players who allegedly tested positive for steroids during a 2004 drug lab raid.