Tag Archives: Lance Armstrong

  • The 11 Biggest Liars in Sports

    The 11 Biggest Liars in Sports

    Whenever a lot of money is at stake, you know people are going to lie, cheat and steal. This is as true in sports as it is in business or politics. However, every once in a while an athlete comes along who takes lying to another level, an athlete whose boldfaced lies just make us shake […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Biggest Sports Stories of 2013 So Far

    The Biggest Sports Stories of 2013 So Far

    In case you haven’t noticed, 2013 has been absolutely packed with huge sports stories. In just six months, we’ve seen incredible streaks, horrifying injuries, epic games, bizarre interruptions, major investigations, shocking murders, and even a cowardly terrorist attack. Normally we don’t get this many big stories in a year. Today, as we move into the […]

  • 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? […]

  • 15 Athletes on Santa’s Naughty List in 2012

    15 Athletes on Santa’s Naughty List in 2012

    Well, Christmas is just 4 days away now, and you know what that means: it’s time for Santa to finalize his lists of who was naughty this year and who was nice. Now, obviously the bearded one doesn’t like to make these lists public. However, it just so happens that I know a few Christmas […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 Disgraced Sports Heroes

    9 Disgraced Sports Heroes

    We love turning sports stars into heroes. Is it fair or rational to do so? Maybe, maybe not. On the one hand, pro athletes are just people like you or me, the only difference being that they were born with innate abilities the rest of us don’t have. Why do we expect them to serve […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 Biggest Doping Scandals In Cycling History

    15 Biggest Doping Scandals In Cycling History

    With this being the heart of the cycling season—we’re in between the Giro d’Italia and the Tour France—and with everyone’s favorite one-testicled bracelet salesman (Lance Armstrong) making headlines in sports pages again, I thought this would be the perfect time to do a list of cycling’s biggest doping scandals. But here’s the thing. It turns […]

  • 13 Hilarious Will Ferrell Sports Moments (Videos)

    13 Hilarious Will Ferrell Sports Moments (Videos)

    The other night in New Orleans, Will Ferrell randomly showed up at a matchup between the Hornets’ and Chicago Bulls to do the pre-game player introductions. As you would expect, things quickly turned hilarious. Now, if it seems to you like Will Ferrell always seems to be making sports movies and turning up at some […]