Lance Armstrong

April 19, 2013 file photo provided by the Massachusetts State Police, 19-year-old Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev leans over in a boat at the time of his capture by law enforcement authorities in Watertown, Mass. (AP Photo/Massachusetts State Police, Sean Murphy, File)

Boston Marathon bombing selected as AP sports story of year

NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Marathon bombing was selected the sports story of the year Friday in an annual vote conducted by The Associated Press. Two pressure cooker bombs exploded near the finish line […]

12/27/2013

Lance Armstrong, US bike racer (AP Photo)

Armstrong urges judge to dismiss govt lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cyclist Lance Armstrong urged a federal judge Tuesday to dismiss the Justice Department’s False Claims Act lawsuit against him, arguing that that the Postal Service got its money’s worth out of its […]

07/23/2013

2013 Tour de France cycling race winner Christopher Froome of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, celebrates on the podium of the 100th edition of the Tour de France cycling in Paris, France, Sunday July 21 2013. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Froome rides to victory in 100th Tour de France

PARIS (AP) — Chris Froome won the 100th Tour de France on Sunday and immediately vowed that his victory wouldn’t be stripped for doping as Lance Armstrong’s were. “This is one yellow jersey that will […]

07/21/2013

Stage winner and overall leader Chris Froome of Britain celebrates on the podium of the seventeenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race an individual time trial over 32 kilometers (20 miles) with start in Embrun and finish in Chorges, France, Wednesday July 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours)

Third stage win for Froome in Tour de Force

CHORGES, France (AP) — Even when he expects to lose, Tour de France champion-in-the-making Chris Froome cannot help but win. He’s that strong and he’s making it look easy. On a day when the British […]

07/17/2013

Nike logo (AP Photo)

Nike cuts ties to Livestrong

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nike, which helped build Lance Armstrong’s Livestrong cancer charity into a global brand and introduced its familiar yellow wristband, is cutting ties with the foundation in the latest fallout from the […]

05/28/2013

Nike's ad on it's Facebook page

Nike’s Tiger Woods ad draws critics

NEW YORK (AP) — Nike is causing a social media storm with its latest online ad showing a picture of Tiger Woods overlaid with a quote from him, “Winning takes care of everything.”

03/26/2013

Doug Ulman, Livestrong president and CEO

Charity once tied to Armstrong says will survive

CHICAGO (AP) — The president of a cancer charity founded by Lance Armstrong insists that the organization will persevere in the wake of the cyclist’s admission that he used performance-enhancing drugs.

02/28/2013

Bret Lewis

Not a lot of love

Forbes has come out with its annual list of the ten most hated athletes in sports. Kobe has dropped in the rankings.

02/13/2013

Lance Armstrong

Armstrong sued for $12 million bonus

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Dallas promotions company sued Lance Armstrong on Thursday, demanding he repay $12 million in bonuses and fees it paid him for winning the Tour de France.

02/07/2013

(AP Photo)

After Beyonce, a question: Can reality compete?

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The breathtaking model on your magazine cover: Of course she’s not that thin and unblemished. That reality show you never miss? You’re shocked — shocked that its real-life drama isn’t 100 percent unscripted.

01/28/2013

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