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  • Buccaneers trade cornerback Eric Wright to 49ers

    Buccaneers trade cornerback Eric Wright to 49ers
    The San Francisco 49ers acquired cornerback Eric Wright in a trade with Tampa Bay that sends a conditional selection in the 2014 draft to the Buccaneers. The teams announced the deal Friday, one week after Wright was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion...
  • Lance Armstrong documentary 'The Armstrong Lie' due out this year

    Lance Armstrong documentary 'The Armstrong Lie' due out this year
    Filmmaker Alex Gibney’s Lance Armstrong documentary isn’t exactly going to be the comeback story the cyclist first imagined. Produced by Sony Pictures and now set to come out later this year from Sony Pictures Classics, Gibney’s film...
  • Anti-doping chief Travis Tygart on Alex Rodriguez: 'Admit the truth'

    Anti-doping chief Travis Tygart on Alex Rodriguez: 'Admit the truth'
    Travis Tygart, chief executive of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency that last year unveiled a lengthy "reasoned decision" that led to the stripping of cyclist Lance Armstrong's seven Tour de France titles, said baseball's anti-doping efforts were not lessened...
  • WADA head praises MLB for Alex Rodriguez suspension

    WADA head praises MLB for Alex Rodriguez suspension
    The head of the World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday praised Major League Baseball for its suspension of three-time American League most valuable player Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees through the 2014 season. WADA Director General David Howman...
  • Can competing Lance Armstrong movies cross the finish line?

    Can competing Lance Armstrong movies cross the finish line?
    With a documentary about Lance Armstrong's fall from grace already set for release next month, two feature films about the cyclist are now in a race to hit theaters. On Tuesday, the production company Working Title announced Ben Foster had been cast as...
  • Judge: Lance Armstrong's memoirs aren't lies, they're free speech

    Judge: Lance Armstrong's memoirs aren't lies, they're free speech
    Bicyclist Lance Armstrong was once a hero: When his bestselling memoir "It's Not About the Bike" was published by Putnam in 2000, Armstrong had beaten cancer and gone on to win the Tour de France. Armstrong's fame continued -- he went on to win the Tour...
  • Lance Armstrong doc director says, 'I wasn't naive' [Trailer]

    Lance Armstrong doc director says, 'I wasn't naive' [Trailer]
    If sports stories often fascinate for the ways in which they form distilled metaphors for human existence -- the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat and everything in between -- the saga of Lance Armstrong is particularly intriguing as an examination...
  • Matteo Trentin wins Tour de France Stage 14; Chris Froome leads race

    Matteo Trentin wins Tour de France Stage 14; Chris Froome leads race
    LYON, France -- Italian cyclist Matteo Trentin timed his finish perfectly to win the hilly 14th stage of the Tour de France, while Chris Froome preserved his overall lead by staying in the pack on Saturday. Froome and the other main contenders were more...
  • Matteo Trentin of Italy wins Stage 14 of the Tour de France

    Matteo Trentin of Italy wins Stage 14 of the Tour de France
    As the Tour de France enters its 15th stage Sunday, five things to know: 1. LAGGING LEGS: At cycling's greatest race, sometimes the mind desperately seeks victory, but the legs just don't cooperate. At 41, Jens Voigt of Germany knows that more than...
  • Germany's Marcel Kittel wins 10th stage of Tour de France

    Germany's Marcel Kittel wins 10th stage of Tour de France
    As the Tour de France enters its 11th stage Wednesday, five things to know: 1. BRITTANY BEAUTY: If any region can be considered the heart of French cycling, it's Brittany. On Tuesday, Brittany's black-and-white flags — with a striped motif that'...
  • Chris Froome extends Tour de France lead with Stage 15 win

    Chris Froome extends Tour de France lead with Stage 15 win
    MONT VENTOUX, France -- British rider Chris Froome showed why he remains the overwhelming Tour de France favorite by winning Sunday's grueling 15th stage up to Mont Ventoux to extend his lead over main rival Alberto Contador. Froome attacked about two-...