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'Amazing Race' winner beats the odds in battle with testicular cancer

In 2010 Connor O'Leary was about to turn 19. He was preparing to embark on a career as a professional bicycle racer. He was not preparing to face cancer.

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Related Topix: Discovery Channel, Cycling

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Yahoo!

What you need to know: Voigt's assault on cycling's iconic 'human hamster wheel'

Cycling legend Jens Voigt will make an assault on the iconic world one-hour record on Thursday - an even that will be broadcast live on British Eurosport. But can he do it? Live on Eurosport on Thursday 18th September at 6pm British time, German veteran cycling legend Jens Voigt will bring the curtain down on his illustrious career with an attempt at toppling cycling's famous Hour Record.

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Related Topix: Team CSC, Jens Voigt, Pro, Discovery Channel

CNN

Opinion: Curb Goodell's control

Running back Ray Rice was cut by the NFL's Baltimore Ravens earlier this month and suspended indefinitely by the league. Those measures came after video from a casino elevator showed he delivered a knockout punch to his then-fiancee and current wife, Janay, in February.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Tennis, Olympics, Viktor Troicki, Summer Olympics, Luis Suarez, Olympic Football, Discovery Channel, Cycling, More Sports, Figure Skating, Competitive Skating, Opinion

PezCycling News

Vuelta Lowdown: Controversy, Crashes & Contador

Race Analysis: With the last of the Grand Tours behind us for another year Lee Rodgers takes a look back at the race and analyzes the events, the stages, the crashes and the controversy of Alberto Contador's win over Chris Froome at the 2014 Vuelta a EspaA a. Even before a bidon was chucked over the spectators heads in thirst-crazed desperation, the 2014 Vuelta a EspaA a was dubbed as the most exciting Grand Tour of 2014.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

CNN

Advice To Champion Athletes In The Tour De France

The Tour de France is a grueling sport where every second counts. That intense pressure damages the bodies of competitors and requires very specific preparation.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Discovery Channel, Floyd Landis, Phonak Hearing Systems

Thu Sep 11, 2014

KAUZ

Livestrong takes hit after Armstrong confession

Officials say a Utah elementary school teacher has been rushed to the hospital after a concealed firearm she was carrying accidently discharged in a school bathroom and shot her in the leg. Officials say a Utah teacher carrying a concealed firearm at school was struck by fragments from a bullet and a porcelain toilet when her gun accidently fired.

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Daily Star

Oscar Pistorius millions cleared murder Reeva Steenkamp

The Blade Runner vomited and sobbed, with tears streaming down his cheeks, as he was found not guilty of both murder and premeditated murder yesterday. The charge, called culpable homicide in South Africa, carries up to 15 years' jail, while firearms and ammunition possession charges he also faces carry five years.

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FOX Carolina

CBS drops Rihanna as opening talent for Ravens-Steelers game

The chairman of CBS Sports says the network is revising its "Thursday Night Football" broadcast because of controversy that arose connected with the Ray Rice video. The chairman of CBS Sports says the network is revising its "Thursday Night Football" broadcast because of controversy that arose connected with the Ray Rice video.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

CBS drops Rihanna as opening talent for Ravens-Steelers game

The chairman of CBS Sports says the network is revising its "Thursday Night Football" broadcast because of controversy that arose connected with the Ray Rice video. The chairman of CBS Sports says the network is revising its "Thursday Night Football" broadcast because of controversy that arose connected with the Ray Rice video.

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Bloomberg

Livestrong Donations Fell 34% After Lance Armstrong's Confession

Livestrong suffered a 34 percent slump in donations in 2013 after Lance Armstrong , the cyclist who founded the cancer charity, confessed to doping throughout his career. Livestrong in November 2012 cut ties with Armstrong, a cancer survivor who had served as the charity's chairman, after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency detailed his performance-enhancing drug use.

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Related Topix: Discovery Channel, Cycling, Tour de France

Examiner.com

Ray Rice says goodbye to Nike, women's groups expose growing NFL abuse problem

Ray Rice should just ask Oscar Pistorius and Lance Armstrong what happens when your name is attached to something really bad, like abuse or domestic violence. The first feel of the burn is being fried in the court of public opinion .

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Related Topix: Sports, Ray Rice, NFL Players, Discovery Channel, Cycling

Wed Sep 10, 2014

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Lance Armstrong visits a special little girl in the Valley

Delaney Clements has been diagnosed with a rare form of childhood cancer and Lance Armstrong made his way to her school Wednesday to show her she's not alone in her fight. The 12-year-old was feeling a little under the weather Wednesday morning after going through a grueling round of chemo last week so she stayed home from school for the first half of the day, but when she got there to meet Armstrong her mood shifted, "I'm feeling pretty good," said Delaney.

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Velonews

Five things that could stop Alberto Contador

Alberto Contador is in the driver's seat to win the 2014 Vuelta a EspaA a. He holds a solid lead over his most dangerous rivals, and his confidence is growing by the kilometer.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Duval's school leaders tout new marketing campaign

Duval County schools' newest marketing campaign declares "Public Education Strong," borrowing from nationally known Live Strong and Boston Strong ad campaigns. But unlike those campaigns, which referred to Lance Armstrong beating cancer and Boston residents and marathoners overcoming terrorism's fear, Duval schools are facing a less deadly but still serious challenge: how to win back students and parents from charter schools, private schools and home schooling.

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Dogster For The Love of Dog Blog

Watch This Golden Retriever Find Nirvana in a Tub Bath

Have you seen a dog like the one in this video enjoy a bath this much? Or anything this much? Somehow the idea of pampering got down to this Golden Retriever , and he liked what he heard. He went all in.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Canada.com

Scanlan: Cyclist's death should prompt calls to improve safety

Police are investigating the death of Laurie Strano, who was taking part in the Ride the Rideau biking event when she was involved with a collision with a garbage truck. At 16, I was one of the first residents of Scarborough to own a 10-speed bike , and thought nothing of wheeling my U.K.-built Dawes Galaxy from the suburbs through the streets of Toronto to a summer job on the grounds of the grand old Ex, the Canadian National Exhibition.

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Stereogum

Earl Boykins - "Lance Armstrong"

Earlier this year, New Paltz-based band Earl Boykins released Friends , a driving collection of jangly punk rock aimed to sear while still upholding a sense of levity. They've cleaned up their sound for their new EP Everybody Likes Dogs , which is a sentiment that's as agreeable as their music.

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Velonews

Alberto Contador drives stake into Vuelta a Espana

Alberto Contador has always had a penchant for drama throughout his long career. Whether it was attacking Andy Schleck during "Chain Gate" in the 2010 Tour de France, surviving Lance Armstrong's mind games in 2009, or snatching the Vuelta a Espana away from Joaquim Rodriguez in 2012, Contador is a rider who boldly steps into the maelstrom.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Discovery Channel, Cycling

Inside Triathlon

4 New Cycling Books

George Hincapie, the world's most famous domestique known for his role in helping Lance Armstrong to all seven Tour de France wins, finally shares his side of the story in his hotly anticipated biography, co-authored by Craig Hummer. Hincapie recounts stories from his early and auspicious start in the sport and from two decades in the pro peloton, and explains what ultimately led him to begin using EPO.

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Related Topix: George Hincapie, Discovery Channel, Cycling, Tour de France

Sun Sep 07, 2014

CNN

NBA owner selling after email

Another NBA owner will lose his franchise because of racist remarks, but it doesn't appear the Atlanta Hawks' Bruce Levenson wants to follow the prolonged path to being stripped of his team that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling took this year. Levenson announced in a statement that he will sell his controlling stake in the team after an "e-mail two years ago that was inappropriate and offensive."

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Related Topix: Discovery Channel, Cycling, Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, More Sports, Figure Skating, Competitive Skating, Ice Skating, Winter Sports, Nancy Kerrigan

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