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Len Berman | Posted 04.23.2013 | New York
Len Berman

The lead detective in the Oscar Pistorious case is himself charged with murder in connection with a 2011 shooting.

Lance Armstrong's Redemption Song

Midwin Charles | Posted 04.01.2013 | Sports
Midwin Charles

I believe in comebacks and I believe in forgiveness, but they can't happen in the absence of humility, empathy, and genuine remorse. Lance Armstrong has yet to demonstrate any of those things.

Celebrity Confessionals

Posted 01.15.2013 | Celebrity

By now, we all know that Lance Armstrong will admit to doping on Thursday's much-anticipated interview with Oprah Winfrey. But the segment has already...

Lance Armstrong and the Power in Captains

Bruce Piasecki | Posted 03.15.2013 | Sports
Bruce Piasecki

Lance Armstrong's downfall is a striking example of what can go wrong in teams. The Jordan-Pippen-Rodman Chicago Bulls trio exemplifies "good" teamwork, standing in stark contrast to the team that surrounded the most celebrated cyclist of all time.

Lie Strong

Todd Greene | Posted 12.30.2012 | Celebrity
Todd Greene

The unfortunate thing about Lance is the huge number of victims left in the wake. Taking another term from ancient Greek is "hubris." If this was a drug, Lance had it, naturally, in spades.

Life After Lance: How Livestrong Can Survive

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 12.17.2012 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

Livestrong can survive the loss of Lance. It just needs to strike while the iron is hot and spread its identity well beyond one man.

Lance Armstrong: The Fall From Grace

Erica Diamond | Posted 10.17.2012 | Sports
Erica Diamond

I loved Lance, I still respect Lance and I feel sad on many levels. It's kind of like he turned out to be my false hero. But do today's headlines negate all the races he won, and all the good he's done? I don't believe entirely.

Armstrong's Charity Donations 'Higher Than Normal' Despite New Doping Evidence

Posted 10.12.2012 | Impact

Twenty-six accusers may have come forward with doping evidence to take down Lance Armstrong, but the world’s most famous cyclist’s charity is stil...

To an Athlete Lying Young

James Moore | Posted 12.11.2012 | Sports
James Moore

The Lance Armstrong story was as American as a Chevrolet commercial. Lance was the everyman icon for accomplishment and effort. He also appears to have cheated. And lied.

Doubt and Doping: The Lance Armstrong Saga

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 11.05.2012 | Sports
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

A struggle with doubt is, by necessity, a struggle with faith. In this chapter, that faith is in Lance Armstrong.

Lance Armstrong and the Future of Performance Enhancement

Terry Newell | Posted 10.31.2012 | Science
Terry Newell

The Lance Armstrong case represents a set of questions that goes well beyond sports. What does it mean to be human? What is permissible "enhancement?"

A Tale of Two Armstrongs

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 10.29.2012 | Arts
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

In the past week, two American heroes passed away: One literally -- the other figuratively. Lance and Neil Armstrong were driven to excel. They both shared two sides of the American coin: individualism and team effort.

The Curious Use of Language in the Lance Armstrong Decision

Dr. Keith Devlin | Posted 10.27.2012 | Science
Dr. Keith Devlin

In a June letter to Armstrong, subsequently made public, the USADA said samples taken from the cyclist in 2009 and 2010 were "fully consistent with blood manipulation including EPO use and/or blood transfusions."

CHART: What We Thought USADA Stood For Before It Banned Armstrong

Posted 08.24.2012 | Comedy

The USADA... those are the people who decide what's going on with your meat, right? Wrong. But that's kind of what we thought, too. Examining more clo...

Armstrong Vows To 'Fight' For Cancer Foundation After Walking Away From Doping Charges

Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 08.24.2012 | Impact

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency may view Lance Armstrong’s decision to walk away from its investigation as an admission of guilt. But the cycling legend...

Say It Ain't So, Lance

Jim Moret | Posted 10.24.2012 | Sports
Jim Moret

How can this modern-day gladiator, this champion, end the battle by simply giving up? Why is Lance Armstrong refusing to continue his legal challenge?

It's Just Drugs, Not Sex: Lance Armstrong Can Still Live Strong

Sandip Roy | Posted 10.24.2012 | Sports
Sandip Roy

Armstrong might lose his seven titles, but he seems confident that he is in little danger of losing anything else. The public has become so inured to doping stories now that it pretty much assumes every athlete takes something or other in the race to the top.