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1 hr ago | The Daily Beast

When I Met Robin Williams in AfghanistanBy Matthew Kaminski

Robin Williams had his demons but it never stopped him from making troops laugh on the numerous standup tours he did in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Cycling

5 hrs ago | Velonews

Van Garderen wins stage 3, takes overall lead in USA Pro Challenge

Tejay van Garderen wins Stage 3 at Monarch Ski Area, ahead of Rafal Majka . Photo: Casey B. Gibson An elite group of GC contenders entered the final ascent up the east side of Monarch Pass at the end of a 96-mile stage from Gunnison to Monarch Mountain.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Tom Danielson, Michael Rogers, Quickstep, Lucas Euser, Webcor

9 hrs ago | Cycling News

Martin, Hesjedal and Talansky to lead Garmin-Sharp at Vuelta a Espana

Garmin-Sharp will take a three-pronged approach to the Vuelta a Espaa with Dan Martin , Ryder Hesjedal and Andrew Talansky set to lead the team.

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Related Topix: Ryder Hesjedal, Cycling, Tour de France

13 hrs ago | International Business Times

Lance Armstrong Lives a Quiet and Normal Life Post-PED Scandal

Lance Armstrong is moving on from all the recent controversy and living a normal life 18 months after his admission of using performance enhancing drugs.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Cycling, Tour de France

18 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

The 9/11 hero behind gay rugby

MARK Bingham died a hero on September 11, 2001 when he wrested control of United flight 93 to save lives.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Cycling

22 hrs ago | Denver Post

Alex Howes dons the yellow jersey but knows he's not keeping it.

Even though he rode away with the USA Pro Challenge yellow jersey Tuesday, Alex Howes wasn't in a mood to celebrate.

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Related Topix: Tom Danielson, Cycling

Tue Aug 19, 2014

CNN

Letterman's tribute to Robin Williams

Comedic actor Robin Williams died at his Northern California home Monday, law enforcement officials said.

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Related Topix: Television, Lance Armstrong, Cycling

Velonews

Gallery: 2014 USA Pro Challenge, stage 1

The peloton headed past the start/finish line on the first neutral lap, to the cheers of a big crowd in Aspen.

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Related Topix: George Hincapie, Summer Olympic, Cycling, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Tejay Van Garderen, Tom Danielson, Jens Voigt

Tri-cityherald.com

Livestrong $50M gift biggest since Armstrong exit

The money will launch the Livestrong Cancer Institutes at a new medical school breaking ground on the university's 50,000-student Austin campus.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Cycling

CBS Local

UT Exceeds $3 Billion Fundraising Goal

The University of Texas at Austin has exceeded its $3 billion fundraising goal with a $50 million gift from the Livestrong Foundation.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Cycling

Click Orlando

Lance Armstrong: 'Day-to-day life is positive'

It's a year and a half since Lance Armstrong sat in front of Oprah Winfrey and admitted it was all a lie, every single word of it.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Tour de France

Velonews

On first glance, Majka looks comfortable with altitude at Pro Challenge

Is it the rider who told the press Sunday that he didn't expect to have adapted to altitude in time to contend for the overall victory? Or is it the rider who finished sixth overall at the Giro d'Italia, won two mountain stages and the KOM title at the Tour de France, won the Tour of Poland, and then finished with the front group in Aspen on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pro, Cycling, Tom Danielson, Fred Rodriguez, Davitamon - Lotto, Jelly Belly - Pool Gel

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Forbes.com

If Alex Rodriguez Took PEDs, His Biggest Crime May Be Damaging Own Body

While there were many more revelations from the latest 60 Minutes piece on Alex Rodriguez, the one that doesn't get a lot of attention is the large health risks A-Rod was taking if, in fact, he was using anabolic steroids to increase his performance on the field.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Cycling, Healthcare Industry

Denver Post

Kiel Reijnen takes Stage 1 of USA Pro Challenge; Boulder's Alex Howes finishes second

On the eve of the USA Pro Challenge, Golden High School grad Alex Howes said his role for Garmin-Sharp this week would be to support team leader Tom Danielson but added that he had "earmarked" a couple stages he thought he could win.

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Related Topix: Tom Danielson, Cycling

Velonews

Once just 'the kid who beat Lance,' 18-year-old Swirbul takes USAPC start in hometown

When he was 16, he beat Lance Armstrong in a mountain bike race in Aspen, and was hailed as something of a revelation.

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Velonews

In-depth George Hincapie interview to air Friday

Universal Sports Network will present "George Hincapie: The Loyal Lieutenant," an exclusive, in-depth, personal interview with George Hincapie, this Friday, August 22, at 8 p.m. EDT and PDT.

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Related Topix: George Hincapie, Summer Olympic, Cycling, Tour de France, Lance Armstrong

Cycling News

Garmin-Sharp aims to win Tour of Alberta

Organizers of the Tour of Alberta announced the provisional roster for the six-day race that starts in Calgary on September 2 and finishes in Edmonton on September 7. Five WorldTour teams will be on the start line but the race will be lacking its defending champion Rohan Dennis, who made a mid-season switch from Garmin-Sharp to BMC , and will be ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tom Danielson, Cycling

Madison Magazine

Four Seasons Theatre Meets a Milestone With a 'Kiss'

Sarah Marty was there in the beginning, back in 2005, the year Hurricane Katrina obliterated New Orleans, Lance Armstrong won his seventh Tour de France and the Huffington Post first launched.

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Denver Westword

USA Pro Challenge 2014: Everything You Need to Know About All Seven Stages

A lot's changed with the USA Pro Challenge bike race since it was announced in August 2010 .

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Cycling News

Danielson realistic about his chances of winning USA Pro Challenge

Garmin-Sharp 's Tom Danielson , winner of last week's Tour of Utah and third at the USA Pro Challenge one year ago, said he believes the 2014 route in Colorado gives him the best chance yet for an overall win in his adopted home stage.

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Related Topix: Tom Danielson, Cycling

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