Lance Armstrong Still Willing To "Cooperate Fully" With Just About Any…

The deadline imposed by the United States Anti-Doping Agency for Lance Armstrong to "come clean under oath" and perhaps lessen his ban came and went today. Armstrong, through his attorney Tim Herman, released a statement reiterating his willingness to be "the first man through the door" to help clean up cycling, just… » 2/20/13 9:55pm 2/20/13 9:55pm

Lance Armstrong Lied To Oprah, Is Being Sued By People Who Bought His…

Lance Armstrong was motivated to do the Oprah Winfrey interview that made everyone hate him in part because he thought "coming clean" would be the first step toward reducing his lifetime competitive sports ban. Unfortunately, Travis Tygart, the head of the USADA and the person who could adjudicate that ban, says… » 1/26/13 12:30pm 1/26/13 12:30pm

Lance Armstrong Could Snitch On Other Dopers To Get His Ban Lifted

The apology you're forced to make is rarely the most sincere. And make no mistake: Lance Armstrong's magical misery tour isn't coming from a place of penitence, but a transparent last-ditch attempt to race again. Even Armstrong's humility is selfish. » 1/15/13 10:40am 1/15/13 10:40am

The Lance Armstrong Redemption Tour Is Hitting Some Hurdles

According to The Wall Street Journal, Justice Department officials have recommended joining Floyd Landis's federal whistleblower suit against Armstrong in which he alleges Armstrong, among others, defrauded the federal government in accepting money while engaging in "sophisticated doping ring." » 1/15/13 12:46am 1/15/13 12:46am

Lance Armstrong Reportedly Tried To Make A "Donation" To The USADA…

Tonight, a new show called 60 Minutes Sports will premier on Showtime. The first episode will feature an interview with Travis Tygart of the United States Anti-Doping Agency, who will be talking about his investigation of the Lance Armstrong doping scandal. » 1/09/13 1:05pm 1/09/13 1:05pm

Hey, Here's An Allegation That Lance Armstrong Bribed Opponents To Let…

This is a pretty damning allegation against Armstrong, one that got lost earlier this week in all the hoopla over a damning USADA report and his being declared sponsora non grata. You might even be tempted to wonder if it's just piling on, at a time when it's cool to bash Armstrong. But the actual claims date from… » 10/19/12 4:20pm 10/19/12 4:20pm

Excerpts From The Recent USADA Report That Make Lance Armstrong Look…

On Wednesday, the United States Anti-Doping Agency released hundreds of pages of allegations against Lance Armstrong purporting to prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that Armstrong not only doped, but organized a doping ring. The question of whether or not Lance Armstrong used PEDs is basically settled for most people… » 10/13/12 11:25am 10/13/12 11:25am

Here Is (Some Of) USADA's 1,000-Page Report About Lance Armstrong Doping

We wrote about this earlier today, but now the full 1,000-page report is available online. [Update: We were promised 1,000 pages. The below falls well short. Was USADA's press release doping, too?] We'll be spending some time combing through it to see if anything stands out. The entire report is below for your… » 10/10/12 3:15pm 10/10/12 3:15pm

The USADA Is Set To Publish A 1,000-Page Report Detailing Lance…

To demonstrate that the US Anti-Doping Agency is in no way pursuing an over-the-top personal vendetta against Lance Armstrong, USADA CEO Travis Tygart released a statement this morning announcing that, with the cooperation of nearly a dozen of his ex-teammates, the organization has produced more than 1,000 pages to… » 10/10/12 1:07pm 10/10/12 1:07pm

USADA Will Have To Reveal Its Evidence Against Lance Armstrong

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: USADA head Travis Tygart says the info will be released in the coming weeks. » 8/27/12 5:15pm 8/27/12 5:15pm

What The Hell Happened To Lance Armstrong? All Your Doping Scandal…

Some people pay attention to cycling. Others pay attention to cycling only when the most successful American cyclist of all time is banned from the sport and stripped of his seven Tour de France titles. If you're in that second group, Lance Armstrong's ban has likely left you with some questions. Here are some answers. » 8/24/12 1:10pm 8/24/12 1:10pm

USADA Chief Confirms Lifetime Ban, Loss Of Titles For Lance Armstrong

In his statement released Thursday evening, ex-seven-time Tour de France-winner Lance Armstrong lashed out at the head of the US Anti-Doping Agency for conducting an "unconstitutional witch hunt." He also criticized USADA for his lack of evidence: » 8/24/12 1:20am 8/24/12 1:20am

Lance Armstrong Drops Fight Against Doping Charges, Will Likely Be…

Seven-time Tour de France-winning cyclist Lance Armstrong has dropped his fight against doping charges leveled at him by the US Anti-Doping Agency. This means that he likely will be stripped of each Tour de France title and banned from competitive cycling for life. Specifically, he'll be stripped of all titles and… » 8/23/12 10:01pm 8/23/12 10:01pm

Lance Armstrong Gets Smacked Down By An Angry Judge

Yesterday, Lance Armstrong filed a long, rambling complaint, seeking to halt USADA's charges against him for a years-long doping conspiracy. Facing a lifetime ban and being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles, Armstrong's complaint ran 80 pages, blasting USADA executive Travis Tygart for his "obsession" with… » 7/10/12 10:45am 7/10/12 10:45am

Lance Armstrong Files Suit Against USADA And Its "Kangaroo Court"

Lance Armstrong is through fucking around. The latest doping charges against the seven-time Tour De France winner and world-class bully have been answered, not with evidence or witnesses, but with a lawsuit. Armstrong has taken the US Anti-Doping Agency to federal court, claiming that USADA's charges constitute a… » 7/09/12 3:10pm 7/09/12 3:10pm

So, About Those Witnesses Against Lance Armstrong

The revived case against Lance Armstrong hinges on more than just blood samples from 2009 and 2010 that reportedly show evidence of doping. USADA, still humping this case years after most of us stopped caring about it, allege "a massive doping conspiracy from 1998 to 2007," involving Armstrong, his teammates, his team… » 7/05/12 3:15pm 7/05/12 3:15pm

Professional Athlete Used Drug, Says Someone

Lance Armstrong, who you might remember as that guy who won a bunch of bike races while everyone said he was doping, is accused of winning a bunch of bike races while doping. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency formally charged Armstrong over blood samples collected in 2009 and 2010 that are "fully consistent with blood… » 6/13/12 6:00pm 6/13/12 6:00pm

Frivolous Study Says American People Are Kind Of Silly About Steroids

A new study, commissioned by the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), notes that Americans (9,000 were surveyed) consider performance-enhancing drug use "the most serious problem in sports today." » 3/15/11 10:25pm 3/15/11 10:25pm