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Most Talked About Sports Events of 2013

Headlines that shaped and transcended the sports world in 2013.

12/16/2013

Tom Hanks & Emma Thompson in "Saving Mr. Banks" (credit: Walt Disney Pictures)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ & ‘The Armstrong Lie’

This week, Jan talks Disney & Mary Poppin’s creator & the Lance Armstrong documentary

12/13/2013

Tiger Woods bends a shot around a tree on the 4th hole during the Final Round at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

TTYM: Is Tiger Out Of The Woods? Must-See Video Bomb

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 […]

02/04/2013

Le Tour 2010 - Stage Twenty

Armstrong’s Admission No Surprise To Bay Area Cycling Enthusiasts

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.

01/15/2013

Lance Armstrong (Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Lance Armstrong, The System & Public Perception

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.

08/24/2012

Lance Armstrong of the USA and Astana in action on stage 18 of the 2009 Tour de France, a 40km Time Trial around Lake Annecy, on July 23, 2009 in Annecy, France.  (Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: What Does Ban Mean For Armstrong’s Legacy?

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.”

08/24/2012

Former Major League Baseball player Roger Clemens leaves federal court in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Clemens Speaks Out As He Joins Bonds On Failed Prosecution List

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.

06/19/2012

A shop owner sells a pack of cigarettes to a customer in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Californians Weigh Proposition 29 $1 Per Pack Tobacco Tax

California voters were deciding Tuesday whether to approve a tobacco tax that pits Lance Armstrong against major cigarette makers in a multimillion-dollar fight.

06/05/2012

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Tobacco Industry Raises Millions To Fight Proposition 29

If voters approve the tax measure Lance Armstrong is championing in the June primary, smokers in the nation’s most populous state will pay an extra $1 for each pack they buy, raising hundreds of millions of dollars.

05/08/2012

golf

Bay Area Cancer Survivor Becomes A Master Fundraiser

Danville resident Bob Hammer’s small idea for a charity golf tournament has turned into an event raising more than a million dollars for charity in seven years.

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