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Tour de France

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    October 28, 2013

    Wu Tang Clan Merch > Yeezus Tour Merch

    As you've no doubt seen, Kanye West's Yeezus tour merch features Confederate flags and Native American headresses. Like all things Kanye, people feel strongly about it. Depending on who you listen to he's either a bold and fearless artist/genius unafraid to take aesthetic and artistic risks, or a br ... More >>

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    June 19, 2013
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    January 18, 2013

    Ah Ha! Moment: Armstrong Confesses to Oprah

    Two people had a discussion last night that has been a long time coming. A question was asked and with an answer in the affirmative, their entire relationship changed. Though the description sounds like a delightful marriage proposal, this was actually a television interview. "Yes." With one word ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Forget Cycling: Lance Armstrong's Complicated Legacy

    Not to steal some thunder from Lance Armstrong before his big confession to Oprah is aired tonight--the Manti Te'o story has already done that--but I must make a confession of my own. I've got to get this monkey off my back. I've got to free myself of the burden I've been carrying around for so long ... More >>

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    January 15, 2013

    Lance Armstrong Tapes Reported Mea Culpa with Celebrity Confessor Oprah Winfrey, But It May Not Be Enough

    The final act in the Shakespearean drama of cycling great Lance Armstrong is about to begin, with the airing this week of his admission to who else but Oprah Winfrey--the celebrity confessor--that he indeed took performance enhancing drugs during his professional career. This is news only in that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    Lance Armstrong Gives Up, And So Do We

    The Daily News jumped the gun with its cover this morning -- no, Lance Armstrong has not been stripped of his seven Tour de France titles. Not yet, anyway. Last night, Armstrong threw in the towel with a defensive statement posted to the Internet, saying that he was no longer going to fight the dop ... More >>

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    April 13, 2012

    The Sieben Greatest Kraftwerk Samples

    Kraftwerk fever might have ruffled many of you the prickly way, what with the Great Unobtainable Online Tickets Ruse blighting the band's series of eight chronological album-by-album shows at MoMA this week. But let's look on the bright side! Over the years the Dusseldorf dance merchants have churne ... More >>

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    September 18, 2011

    Lance Armstrong Invites You To Go On a Run With Him Today

    ​What are you up to this afternoon? If you're anything like us, you'll be watching an illegally downloaded copy of The Smurfs 3D while eating the party sub you've been saving since Bastille Day. If you're feeling a little more active, Lance Armstrong has cordially asked you to run through New ... More >>

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    May 13, 2011

    Our 10 Best NYC Restaurants For Pre-Theater Prix-Fixe

    Lauren ShockeyBright lights, big city. But where to eat?​The Village Voice's Obie Awards are on Monday, celebrating the best Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway theater. So what better time to take in a variety of shows and performances? Yet the Theater District can be confusing culinary wate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    Alberto Contador Takes Yellow Jersey With Skeezy Maneuver

    Cyclingnews.com/SirottiContador, now in yellow​The Tour de France is no longer about Lance Armstrong (except for those keeping an eye on federal subpoenas), but there's still plenty of drama going on, even if American cyclists are somewhat irrelevant to it. Take today, for example, when Spani ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2010

    Lance Armstrong Faces a Crucial Day in the Alps (UPDATE: Lance is Cooked)

    Cyclingnews.com/Fotoreporter SirottiLance stuck close to Contador yesterday​With a mountain-top finish in the Alps this morning, Lance Armstrong has an opportunity to make up some time he lost to his main rival, Alberto Contador. Or, he can simply stick with Contador and look for a later oppor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Floyd Landis Admits Doping, Accuses Lance Armstrong and Other Top US Cyclists

    Junkie​Cyclist Floyd Landis has finally admitted to doping, four years after he was caught red-handed and was stripped of the 2006 Tour de France championship. But that news is quickly being overshadowed by Landis's reported accusations against his former teammates, Levi Leipheimer, George Hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Lance Armstrong Mildly Zinged by Andy Samberg in I Love You, Man DVD

    ​Professional cycling goes on even after the Tour de France, but you'd never know if if all you did was follow Lance Armstrong. Even before his comeback, he rarely took part in late-season events after the Tour was finished. So there's little news to report about what Armstrong is up to these days ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2009

    Lance Armstrong: Don't Blame Me, George!

    The Tour de France got a lot more interesting today, one day ahead of schedule.We already knew that tomorrow's stage into the Swiss Alps would turn up the fireworks in what has been a "slightly boring" race (according to Armstrong himself).The surprise today was that Lance's old teammate George Hinc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    Lance Armstrong in Italy: Remembering Cycling's 'Omerta'

    After an unplanned collarbone fracture, Lance Armstrong's comeback gets back on track this weekend with one of his big goals: Italy's three-week grand tour, the Giro d'Italia.For most casual Americans fans, cycling means the Tour de France, and Lance will race in that spectacle in July. But the Giro ... More >>

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    March 23, 2009

    Lance Armstrong's Comeback Fractures in Spain

    The Times crossed its fingers earlier today, hoping against hope that news of Lance Armstrong's crash and injury in Spain didn't result in a fracture. But that doesn't seem to be the case. Cyclingnews.com is now reporting that Armstrong's collarbone was fractured after a spill today on the first da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    The Absurdly Low Price of Lance's Recovered Bike

    The New York Post this morning -- and others, including the Associated Press -- are reporting that Lance Armstrong's time trial bike, which was stolen after the Tour of California prologue in Sacramento, was recovered when a man, not the thief, turned it in to Sacto cops.The bike, the story says, wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    The Lance Armstrong Comeback: A Programming Note

    Lance Armstrong's own website, along with many others watching his comeback, repeatedly refers to January 20 as the big day our hero will return to action.But we noticed that the Tour Down Under, the Australian stage race Armstrong has chosen for the first leg of his comeback, actually begins with a ... More >>

  • News

    December 10, 2008

    Bloggers Vs. an Author: No One Wins

    Thoughts on book tours, literary self-promotion, and one published writer's blog spat

  • Music

    May 31, 2005

    Be Stiff

    German robo-pop legends stand still like mean machines

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    July 17, 2001
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    January 2, 2001
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    January 11, 2000
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    January 11, 2000
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    July 20, 1999

    Scare Yourself Shiftless

    In a 24-Hour mountain bike race, life begins at 4 a.m.

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    July 20, 1999
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    September 29, 1998

    Betting the Pharmacy

    Rx gains in the race against drugs in sports

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