‘The Program’ depicts the rise and fall of cyclist Lance Armstrong over doping at the Tour de France.
The big screen lost a legend, while sports lost their greatest motivator.
Here’s a look at other public figures who failed to simply say “I’m sorry” and why it didn’t work…
Headlines that shaped and transcended the sports world in 2013.
This week, Jan talks Disney & Mary Poppin’s creator & the Lance Armstrong documentary
From allegations Ray Lewis used a performance enhancing drugs in the form of deer antler spray, Joe Flacco’s ignorant referral to next year’s Super Bowl as “retarded”, the 49er’s Chris Culliver’s anti-gay comments and apology […]
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.”
Former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds. Guilty on a technicality. Cycling legend Lance Armstrong. Not even prosecuted. Now baseball great Roger Clemens. Acquitted on all counts.