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Len Berman | Posted 04.08.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Commissioner Roger Goodell has come around to the fans' way of thinking. There's got to be something better than the Pro Bowl. He said the league is thinking about getting rid of it.

Cycling Star Stripped Of Tour De France Title

AP | GRAHAM DUNBAR and PAUL LOGOTHETIS | Posted 04.07.2012 | Sports

GENEVA — Three days after U.S. prosecutors dropped their investigation of doping claims against Lance Armstrong, fellow Tour de France champion ...

WATCH: Former Tour de France Champ Punches Spectator In The Face

Posted 09.24.2011 | Sports

Three-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador had enough of one spectator during Friday's grueling climb up Alpe d'Huez. As the Spaniard ped...

PHOTOS: Rider Crashes Out Of Tour de France

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.05.2011 | Sports

CAP FREHEL, France — RadioShack rider Janez Brajkovic quit the Tour de France after falling in one of several crashes in Wednesday's fifth stage, in...

Trust the Facts and the Science -- Contador Is Innocent

Andy Ramos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andy Ramos

Why would Alberto Contador knowingly ingest a banned substance the day or night before he would be tested wearing the Yellow Jersey? The fact is: he wouldn't.

The 'Scandal' Surrounding the Defending Tour de France Champ Takes a Turn for the Absurd

Christian Josi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Christian Josi

The reigning champion of the Tour is three time winner Alberto Contador from Spain. He's also one of the people who has faced those unfounded rumors of doping. But Contador not only fought back, he won.

Contador Escapes Doping Ban

AP | PAUL LOGOTHETIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MADRID — Tour de France champion Alberto Contador believes "irreparable" damage has been done to his reputation despite being cleared of doping ...

Ex-Cyclist Makes Shocking Claim

FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LEESBURG, Va. -- Alberto Contador (right) didn't have to be flagged for a doping violation to remind retired rider Bernard Kohl about cycling's drug t...

Embattled Tour De France Champ Fights Back

AP | DANIEL WOOLLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PINTO, Spain — Three-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador challenged cycling authorities on Saturday to freeze his urine and blood samp...

Sponsor DROPS Pro Cycling Because Of Doping

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LISBON, Portugal — A financial company is dropping its sponsorship of pro cycling because of doping scandals, including the latest one involving...

Contador Chaos: Cycling in Circles

Jonathan Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jonathan Littman

Imagine if two months after the New Orleans Saints beat the Indianapolis Colts in Super Bowl XLIV, the NFL announced that several Saints failed drug tests but the league wasn't sure what to do about it.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Inaction! The Wall Street Journal took a stopwatch to major league baseball games and logged 14 minutes of actual action in a 9 inning game.

It Gets Worse For 3-Time Tour De France Champion

AP | SAMUEL PETREQUIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

A urine sample taken from three-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador showed abnormally high levels of plastic residues that could indicate he r...

CRISIS: 3-Time Tour De France Champion Tests Positive For Banned Substance

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PARIS (AP) -- Three-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador of Spain tested positive for a banned substance in winning this year's race and has ...

Tour de Crash

Ann Reynolds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ann Reynolds

Tour de France organizers are gifted event planners. They manage to lure thousands of fans, waiting for a fast moving train of men in tights, who come and go in a flash.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The Mariners finally made the highlights. Manager Don Wakamatsu fought with Chone Figgins in the dugout because of a perceived lack of hustle. Shades of Reggie Jackson at Fenway.

Alberto Contador Wins The 2010 Tour De France

AP | JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PARIS — Alberto Contador stood atop the podium at the Tour de France on Sunday for the third time in four years, struggling to rein in his emoti...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Wow this Tour de France stuff is wacky. Ya never know if the riders are clean or if the bikes or rigged, and now it turns out they've got unwritten rules, just like baseball.

Contador: I Will Never Admire Lance Armstrong

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MADRID — Alberto Contador and Lance Armstrong are sniping again after a fragile truce during the Tour de France. Contador, who secured his seco...

Alberto Contador

AP | JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — Lance Armstrong's kids were dressed in yellow. He was not. When the seven-time Tour de France champion returned to the Tour podium Sund...