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  1. This day in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    Today's birthdays: TV producer Norman Lear is 94. Actor Jerry Van Dyke is 85. Olympic gold medal figure skater Peggy Fleming is 68. Comedian Bill Engvall is 59. Actor Julian McMahon is 48. Comedian Maya Rudolph is 44. MLB All-Star Alex Rodriguez is 41. Golfer Jordan Spieth is 23. In 1866, Cyrus W. Field finished laying out the first successful underwater telegraph cable between North America and Europe . In 1974, the House Judiciary Committee voted 27-11 to adopt the first of three articles of impeachment against President Richard Nixon.


  2. Day in History: Last of old color guard of Second Minnesota diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Post-Bulletin

    Actors recognized for outstanding performances included Colette Wheeler, Carl Schroedel, James Preiss Jr., Peggi Phillips, Greg Miller and Mark Colbensen. a The U.S. Postal Service will honor Lanesboro's Buffalo Days with a temporary postal station in the Lanesboro Historical Museum and a one-day pictorial cancellation.


  3. Minus Ten Review- 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Guitar Ted Productions

    Ten years ago on the blog this week there was one image posted. This one here...... I know! Pretty scary, huh? Well, it goes to show the kind of camaraderie and atmosphere we had in the shop during those halcyon days when Carl, Jeff , and I were the mechanics there.


  4. AP SportlightRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | The Daily Advance

    Australasia wins its first David Cup and ends the four-year reign of the British Isles. 1921 - At the annual Harvard-Yale vs. Cambridge-Oxford meet at Harvard Stadium, Harvard's Edward Gourdin becomes the first to long jump 25 feet.


  5. Shifting Gears #9: Looking "pro" doesn't matter muchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Velonews

    Neal Karlinsky got a chance to ride with Kiel Reijnen in Washington while the Trek - Segafredo pro was back from Europe between races. Photo: Neal Karlinsky Too busy to ride? So's Neal Karlinsky.


  6. Head to Head: The Tour de France, great spectacle or overshadowed by drugs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 |

    Le Tour de France - the greatest sporting event on two wheels or overshadowed by drugs cheats? Katie Kenny and Ben Strang debate. When I was hurting in a race, I would think of Tyler Hamilton riding the 2002 Giro d'Italia with a broken shoulder.


  7. Commentary: Ranking the Ventoux weirdnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Velonews

    We're all still processing the epic weirdness that occurred on Mont Ventoux during stage 12 of the Tour de France. My guess is your heart is still palpitating and your face is still contorted from watching Chris Froome run in his clickity-clackity bike shoes up the side of a mountain.


  8. U.S. government calls Lance Armstrong a doper, dealer and liara in new court documentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Washington Post

    Lance Armstrong rides with members of the riding group the Chain Gang in Kalamazoo, Mich., last month. Cyclists took a 28.5-mile ride in southwestern Michigan to honor five bicyclists who were killed when they were hit by a pickup truck.


  9. Armstrong a 'doper, dealer and liar' says US federal governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Cycling News

    "No sponsor who knew the truth about how Armstrong achieved his apparent Tour de France victories would have paid any amount of money to sponsor him or his team," US Justice Department attorneys wrote in a new 59-page report, according to USA Today . The federal government is seeking retribution of nearly $100 million, and on Monday it filed the new report, which was written in response to Armstrong's attorneys requesting a summary judgement and to have a portion of the federal government's case thrown out, calling it misguided.


  10. Lance Armstrong called 'doper, dealer, and liar' by U.S. gov'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | New York Daily News

    The famous U.S. Postal Service declaration says its couriers won't be stopped by "snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night." Late Monday night, the Justice Department filed hundreds of pages of court documents as part of their demand that the disgraced cyclist return taxpayer sponsorship money he took from the USPS under a contractual agreement that he would never use banned drugs and blood transfusions.


  11. Nation-Now 58 mins ago 1:53 a.m.Feds call Lance Armstrong 'a doper,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WHAS11

    The federal government fired off another scathing rebuke against Lance Armstrong late Monday, calling the former cyclist "a doper, dealer, and liar" who abused his position and power to enhance his legacy, status and fortune. It is seeking nearly $100 million in damages and on Monday filed a withering 59-page document to press its case.


  12. Blood doping out of the spotlight as technological fraud takes over...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | South China Morning Post

    For the last decade doping has been a hot topic at the Tour de France but this year it will be taking a back seat to another form of cheating: technological fraud For the last decade doping has been a hot topic at the Tour de France but this year it will be taking a back seat to another form of cheating: technological fraud. EPO, CERA and blood doping were the villainous watchwords at the Tour over the last 10 years but now it is the scourge of technological doping which is creating a buzz.


  13. Tour de France 2016: What to know for this year's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Sporting News

    The 2016 edition of the Tour will run July 2-24, beginning in Mont Saint-Michel and ending on the Champs-A Curious to learn more about the Tour de France? Here's a beginner's guide to the Tour with everything you need before this year's race begins: The Tour de France is the world's most popular and grueling cycling race. It is a 23-day journey throughout France - and occasionally other European countries - comprised of 21 stages, and the route is different every year.


  14. News 8 talks to Lancaster native Floyd Landis about new marijuana companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | WGAL-TV Lancaster



  15. Shifting Gears #8: Happy warriorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Velonews

    Too busy to ride? So's Neal Karlinsky. But the married father of two, who's also a national television news correspondent , just got his first USAC race license in 25 years.


  16. Former Tour de France cyclist Floyd Landis launches marijuana...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | SFGate

    Landis, who suffered disgrace in 2006 when he was stripped of his Tour de France title, is turning over a new leaf by launching a brand-name line of cannabis products, reports Bicycling . Operating under the name Floyd's of Leadville , Landis' company specializes in concentrated pre-filled vapor cartridges they say come "from high altitude growers using an industry-leading, pharmacy grade CO2 extraction process," as well as topical creams designed to "maximize the many health benefits of recreational cannabis."


  17. Snared by doping scandal, Tour de France cyclist and midstate native looks to legal weedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 |

    Lance Armstrong, right, and teammate Floyd Landis during the 17th stage of the Tour de France cycling race in 2004. Landis has now launched his own line of marijuana-infused products in Colorado, six years after admitting he was guilty of doping during the 2006 Tour de France race.


  18. Floyd Landis launches marijuana products brand in ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Floyd Landis, who won the 2006 Tour de France before losing it due to a failed drug test, is now entering the marijuana business in Colorado. The once-disgraced cyclist, who in 2010 blew the whistle on Lance Armstrong's doping conspiracy, has launched a marijuana products brand in Colorado, where pot is legal.


  19. Banned for Doping, Floyd Landis Is Getting In the Weed BizRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Wired

    At first glance the former professional cyclists Floyd Landis and David Zabriskie - both kicked out of the game after confessing to using performance-enhancing drugs - seem like imperfect advocates for the benefits of marijuana. Yet today they're announcing their new business: topical creams laced with the active ingredients of weed, aimed at athletes.


  20. Former pro cyclist Floyd Landis launches marijuana businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Biking Bis

    Where life after cycling for former pro cyclists in the US has meant producing bicycles and bike clothing or commentating on TV, Landis is getting in the marijuana industry. His Colorado-based company, Landis of Leadville, will produce cannabis oil from marijuana plants for use in vaping, skin applications and edibles.