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Most Talked About Sports Events of 2013

Headlines that shaped and transcended the sports world in 2013.

12/16/2013

Generic portrait of Lance Armstrong holding hands with members and advisors wearing LIVESTRONG yellow bands to support foundation, Austin, TX 2/2/2006  (Photo by Lynn Johnson/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)

Nike Cutting Ties to Livestrong

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nike, which helped build Lance Armstrong’s Livestrong cancer charity into a global brand and introduced its familiar yellow wristband, is cutting ties with the foundation in the latest fallout from the […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–05/28/2013

Seven time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong speaks at the launch of a Nike and the Lance Armstrong Foundation's Global Art Exhibition at Montalban Theater, March 7, 2009 in Hollywood, California. The Exhibition was aimed at raising funds and awareness in the fight against Cancer.  (Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images)

Lance Armstrong Drops Out of Swimming Event

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong is pulling out of the pool. Swimming’s international federation body raised objections to Armstrong’s participation in the Masters South Central Zone Swimming Championships at the University of Texas this […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–04/04/2013

In this handout photo provided by the Oprah Winfrey Network, Oprah Winfrey (not pictured) speaks with Lance Armstrong during an interview regarding the controversy surrounding his cycling career January 14, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by George Burns/Oprah Winfrey Network via Getty Images)

Lance Armstrong to Make Splash in Return

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong is looking to make a splash with a return to competition. The disgraced cyclist is signed up to swim three events this weekend at the Masters South Central Zone […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–04/03/2013

Tiger Woods bends a shot around a tree on the 4th hole during the Final Round at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

TTYM: Is Tiger Out Of The Woods? Must-See Video Bomb

From allegations Ray Lewis used a performance enhancing drugs in the form of deer antler spray, Joe Flacco’s ignorant referral to next year’s Super Bowl as “retarded”,  the 49er’s Chris Culliver’s anti-gay comments and apology […]

02/04/2013

A photo illustration shows a woman as she watches the CBS morning show featuring TV presenter Oprah Winfrey talking about her interview with the cyclist Lance Armstrong, Washington DC, January 15, 2013. "I didn't get all the questions asked, but I think the most important questions and the answers that people around the world have been waiting to hear were answered," she said on CBS "This Morning." "I can only say I was satisfied by the answers." Armstrong, who has consistently denied drug-taking, on Monday recorded a two-and-a-half hour interview with Winfrey in his hometown Austin, Texas.  AFP PHOTO/MLADEN ANTONOV        (Photo credit should read MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Winfrey Says Armstrong Interview ‘Intense’

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — “Emotional” doesn’t come close to describing Lance Armstrong’s conversation with Oprah Winfrey – an interview that included his confession about using performance-enhancing drugs to win seven Tour de France titles, Winfrey […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–01/15/2013

This series compiled on June 14, 2012 shows seven file pictures clockwise from upper left taken in 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000 and 1999 of US cyclist Lance Armstrong  posing on the podium on the Champs-Elysees in Paris after winning the Tour de France cylcing race. The 2005 frame showing seven fingers (meaning seven victories) was made during the 92nd Tour de France.  American cyclist Lance Armstrong will be stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and slapped with a lifetime ban, a spokesman for the US Anti-Doping Agency told AFP on August 23, 2012.  The agency said Armstrong will be banned from cycling for life and lose the Tour de France titles he won from 1999-2005. The decision came after Armstrong decided to discontinue his fight against USADA's charges that he used performance-enhancing drugs.    AFP PHOTO / FILES/ JAVIER SORIANO / JOEL SAGET / FRANCK FIFE / PATRICK KOVARICK / MARTIN BUREAU        (Photo credit should read JAVIER SORIANO,FRANCK FIFE,PATRICK KOVARIK,MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/GettyImages)

WADA: Lance Armstrong Needs to Confess under Oath

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–01/15/2013

In this handout photo provided by the Oprah Winfrey Network, Oprah Winfrey (not pictured) speaks with Lance Armstrong during an interview regarding the controversy surrounding his cycling career January 14, 2013 in Austin, Texas.  Oprah Winfrey?s exclusive no-holds-barred interview with Lance Armstrong, "Oprah and Lance Armstrong: The Worldwide Exclusive," has expanded to air as a two-night event on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.  The special episode of "Oprah?s Next Chapter" will air Thursday, January 17 from 9-10:30 p.m. ET/PT (as previously announced) and Friday, January 18 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The interview will be simultaneously streamed LIVE worldwide both nights on Oprah.com.  (Photo by George Burns/Oprah Winfrey Network via Getty Images)

Source: Gov’t Likely to Join Armstrong Case

WASHINGTON (AP) — An attorney familiar with cyclist Lance Armstrong’s legal problems said Tuesday that the Justice Department is highly likely to join a whistleblower lawsuit filed against Armstrong by former teammate Floyd Landis. The […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–01/15/2013

Lance Armstrong, cyclist and founder and chairman of LIVESTRONG, looks on during the annual Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) September 22, 2010 in New York City. The sixth annual meeting of the CGI gathers prominent individuals in politics, business, science, academics, religion and entertainment to discuss global issues such as climate change and the reconstruction of Haiti. The event, founded by former U.S. President Bill Clinton after he left office, is held the same week as the General Assembly at the United Nations, when most world leaders are in New York City.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Armstrong Tells Oprah He Doped

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong confessed to Oprah Winfrey during an interview Monday that he used performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–01/14/2013

Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong attends a press conference in Los Angeles on February 28, 2011 to annunce he will serve as co-chair for the campaign seeking to raise more than 600 million USD annually for cancer research in California. Armstrong announced his retirement from professional cycling at the age of 39 on February 16.  (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Source: Armstrong ‘sorry’ to Livestrong Staff

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–01/14/2013

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