Columnist George Will, who has written a number of excellent books on baseball, once stated that, "Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence." These days, it seems just the opposite.
It is impossible to erase what really happened. Lance Armstrong won those seven races. In the rewrite of Armstrong's records the sport of cycling would have you believe they are punishing the perfidy of their greatest rider, while what they really want is for the world to forget their own.