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Lance Armstrong: Singled out because I was mean

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Lance Armstrong feels like he was singled out and would not have been stripped of his seven Tour de France titles if he hadn’t fought back so hard against those who accused him of cheating. “If we’re gonna be honest, then just say ‘He’s an a——. We had to go after him. He tested positive for being the biggest a—— in the ...

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2014 World Cup Groups

World Cup

Here are the 2014 World Cup Brazil Groups: Group A Brazil Croatia Mexico Cameroon Group B Spain Netherlands Chile Australia Group C Colombia Greece Côte d’Ivoire Japan Group D Uruguay Costa Rica England Italy Group E Switzerland Ecuador France Honduras Group F Argentina Bosnia and Herzegovina Iran Nigeria Group G Germany Portugal Ghana USA Group H Belgium Algeria Russia South ...

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Secret Compass euthanized after suffering injury at Breeders’ Cup

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Secret Compass, a 2-year-old Thoroughbred filly, was euthanized Friday after suffering a condylar fracture during the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies race at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. “Secret Compass sustained a lateral condylar fracture with dislocation, which is an injury we can’t bring them back from because when they dislocate on the track, they lose their blood supply, so she ...

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Chris Froome wins 100th Tour de France

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Chris Froome is the winner of the 100th Tour de France. “To win the 100th edition is an honor beyond any I’ve dreamed,” Froome said. “This yellow jersey will stand the test of time.” Froome defended the race lead for 13 stages to finish Sunday in front of a glowing Arc de Triomphe on the Champs-Elysees, as the final stage was ...

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Tour de France spectator threw urine on Mark Cavendish

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During Wednesday’s time trial at the Tour de France, a spectator threw urine on British rider Mark Cavendish, reports The Guardian. “He was whistled and catcalled on the course, and a spectator threw urine on him,” said Cavendish’s team manager Patrick Lefevere. “I didn’t see it happen, but you had only to smell his jersey. Mark is sad, you might ...

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Lance Armstrong: Impossible to win Tour without doping

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Lance Armstrong says he couldn’t have won the Tour de France without doping and feels that he is still the winner of the 1999-2005 races. “It is fine to erase my name from the record book, but the Tour was held between 1999-2005, wasn’t it? It was held and there was a winner. Who was he? No one has manifested ...

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Palace Malice wins Belmont Stakes

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Palace Malice wins the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes. Palace Malice, who finished 12th in the Derby and skipped the Preakness, covered the 1 1/2 miles in 2:30.70 on a track that was hit with a downpour from Tropical Storm Andrea. Palace Malice, owned by Cot Campbell’s Dogwood Stable, held off Preakness winner Oxbow and Kentucky Derby winner Orb to win the ...

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Belmont Stakes odds and TV schedule

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Update: Palace Malice wins Belmont Stakes Belmont Stakes, often called the Test of Champions, because of its grueling 1.5 mile course. The third jewel in the Triple Crown is today with post time at 6:36 ET. Derby winner Orb, a 3 to 1 favorite, and Preakness winner Oxbow, 5 to 1 odds, are eyeing the winner’s blanket of white carnations ...

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Orb is favorite to win Belmont Stakes

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Kentucky Derby winner Orb is the horse to beat in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday. Orb was made a 3-1 morning-line favorite in a field of 14 for the final leg of the Triple Crown at Belmont Park. “He’s been here for three weeks, and I think it has to be a help not only mentally but being familiar with ...

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Oxbow upsets Orb in Preakness Stakes

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Oxbow has won the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes, ending Orb’s bid to capture the Triple Crown. Oxbow led the race from start to finish.  Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas won his sixth Preakness and 15th Triple Crown victory, the most in horse racing history. “I get paid to spoil dreams,” Lukas said in an interview with ...

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