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  • Lance Armstrong's family gets bigger with baby Olivia

     
    Lance Armstrong announced via Twitter on Monday that the baby he had been referring to as @cincoarmstrong during the last few weeks had arrived and that his fifth child (second with girlfriend Anna Hansen) is a girl named Olivia Marie.......
  • Report: Urine sample from Tour de France champion Alberto Contador could show evidence of blood transfusion

     
    Already provisionally suspended by the international cycling federation for testing positive for a banned substance, Tour de France winner Alberto Contador could be in even more trouble. The three-time Tour champion may have received a transfusion of...
  • Alberto Contador says cycling's anti-doping rules need to change

     
    Alberto Contador, cycling's most recent athlete to be embroiled in a drug-related scandal, is calling for the sport's doping rules to be revised. The Tour de France champion is claiming that he tested positive for the asthma-relieving stimulant...
  • Question of the day: Can cycling recover from all the drug allegations? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Phillip Hersh, Chicago Tribune For a decade, I have seen professional cycling......
  • Floyd Landis' plans to attend anti-doping conference in Australia stir controversy

     
    Leave it to Floyd Landis to kick up more dust. This time it is because he plans to participate in an anti-doping conference next week near Melbourne, Australia. At least one cyclist -- Australian Simon Gerrans -- is hoping Landis......
  • '30 Rock' recap: Season 5, here we go!

     
    No one could ever fairly accuse the writing team at “30 Rock” of beating around the bush. Here’s what we learned in the first three minutes of tonight’s season premiere: Jack and Avery are blissfully happy together, Liz and Carol......
  • French anti-doping chief wants to give Armstrong's 'B' samples to U.S. investigators

     
    The man in charge of France's anti-doping agency said Thursday he is ready and willing to work with U.S. federal investigators looking into charges that there was systematic doping among professional cyclists, including seven-time Tour de France...
  • Tour de France: Lance Armstrong finishes, Greg LeMond surprised

     
    It was fitting that even though Lance Armstrong was not in contention for any individual prizes Sunday when the Tour de France ended in Paris, he still was big news. Armstrong and his RadioShack teammates came to the start line......
  • Another former teammate defends Lance Armstrong

     
    One of Lance Armstrong's teammates on the U.S. Postal Service team in 2000 said he has never seen evidence to suggest that the seven-time winner of the Tour de France doped. Patrick Jonker, who now manages the Australian-based Virgin Blue/RBS......
  • 'Top Chef': Push the panic button

     
    Everyone does it. Law school graduates the night before the bar exam. Golfers standing over a winning putt. A couple about to have their first child. There’s no reason why the remaining six cooks on “Top Chef” shouldn’t panic, eithe...
  • Lance Armstrong kicks off his 50 days to Tour de France campaign

     
    Wearing a baseball cap and some insecurity, cyclist Lance Armstrong (above) spoke Friday in Sacramento about finding doubt in himself, something he's not accustomed to finding. Armstrong, 38, is part of the new RadioShack team that will try to get......