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  • This Day In Sports History (July 25th) — Lance Armstrong

    This Day In Sports History (July 25th) — Lance Armstrong

    It was on this day in 2004 that Lance Armstrong won his sixth straight Tour de France title.  With the win, he became the first rider to ever win six Yellow Jerseys. Riding for the US Postal Service team, Armstrong finished six minutes 19 seconds ahead of Germany’s Andreas Kloden.  He would win a personal […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 24th) — Lance Armstrong

    This Day In Sports History (July 24th) — Lance Armstrong

    It was on this day in 2005 that Lance Armstrong retired from the sport of cycling.  He would call it a career after winning his seventh consecutive Tour de France. After leaving the Tour so that he could focus on his fight against cancer, Armstrong returned in 1999 to win his first Tour de France […]

  • Lance Armstrong’s Interview With Oprah Went Pretty Much as Expected (Video)

    Lance Armstrong’s Interview With Oprah Went Pretty Much as Expected (Video)

    Last night was part one of Lance Armstrong’s interview with Oprah. Of course, you probably didn’t watch it, having lost interest in the spectacle once you heard about that whole “Manti Te’o fake dead girlfriend” scandal over at Notre Dame. So we’ve gone through and selected just the most interesting parts. We’ll start with a […]

  • Lance Armstrong’s Confession Gets the Taiwanese Animation Treatment (Video)

    Lance Armstrong’s Confession Gets the Taiwanese Animation Treatment (Video)

    Over the last several years, pretty much every major event in the world of sports has been explained and analyzed in very helpful computer animation form by Next Media Animation. They’ve helped us understand the Penn State sex abuse scandal, the Roger Clemens steroids trial, Linsanity, and even the Boston Red Sox’s epic 2011 late-season […]

  • Lance Armstrong Admits PED Use To Oprah

    Lance Armstrong Admits PED Use To Oprah

    Apparently Lance Armstrong finally saw the writing on the wall: everyone knows he used performance enhancing drugs to win his seven Tour de France titles. Time to stop lying through his teeth and ask for forgiveness. So where does one go in this day and age to ask for such forgiveness? To a church confessional? […]

  • Lance Armstrong Tweeted a Big “F You” to His Critics Over The Weekend

    Lance Armstrong Tweeted a Big “F You” to His Critics Over The Weekend

    Lance Armstrong has been accused of doping by practically every teammate he had during his unprecedented run of seven straight Tour de France titles. And of course, the United States Anti-Doping Agency has concluded that he doped, and that he bullied his teammates into doping. So they recommended that the International Cycling Union strip him […]

  • Lance Armstrong To Be Stripped Of His 7 Tour De France Titles For Doping

    Lance Armstrong To Be Stripped Of His 7 Tour De France Titles For Doping

    So did Lance Armstrong have to cheat to win all those Tour de France titles? Probably, yes. Though he’s been the subject of speculation and accusation for years, most of those claims seemed to come from angry Frenchman and jealous teammates. However, recently Armstrong has been the subject of a major investigation by the United […]

  • Shaq Challenges Lance Armstrong To Bike Race On Twitter

    Shaq Challenges Lance Armstrong To Bike Race On Twitter

    Total Pro Sports – Shaq has really taken to this whole Twitter thing.  So much so that now he is challenging other professional sports athletes to competitions in their own sports.  First on the List?  Lance Armstrong. Shaq tweeted Armstrong saying, “I challenge u to a race any time any place, it’s time someone challenged […]

  • Casino Sues Poker Superstar Phil Ivey for Cheating at Baccarat

    Casino Sues Poker Superstar Phil Ivey for Cheating at Baccarat

    First it was Alex Rodriguez. Then it was Lance Armstrong. Now, allegedly, the latest superstar cheater from the world of sports (or, at least, games that are televised on ESPN) is Phil Ivey. In case you’re not a big poker fan, Ivey is only one of the biggest names in the game. The 38-year-old New […]

  • This Day In Sports History (September 18th) — Mickey Mantle Day

    This Day In Sports History (September 18th) — Mickey Mantle Day

    It was on this day in 1965 that the New York Yankees held “Mickey Mantle Day” at Yankee Stadium.  The day was meant to honor one of the team’s greatest players ever, Mickey Mantle. Mantle was in the midst of his 15th season with the Bronx Bombers, and he had already earned seven World Series […]

  • Tyson Gay Tests Positive: You Think Sprinting Has a Doping Problem? (Image)

    Tyson Gay Tests Positive: You Think Sprinting Has a Doping Problem? (Image)

    Over the weekend it was reported that US sprinter Tyson Gay had pulled himself from next month’s world championships in Moscow after testing positive for a banned substance. At some point late last week, Gay was notified by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency that his May 16 out-of-competition test had come back positive.  He will have […]

  • 25 Insane Tour de France Fans

    25 Insane Tour de France Fans

    Chances are, if you live in North America, you probably haven’t paid all that much attention to the Tour de France since Lance Armstrong retired. However, you should. Even if everyone who’s ever won the race is a cheater, this is still one of the greatest spectacles in all of sports. And, much like the […]