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Jordan Spieth off to good start in Austin return
by Jim Vertuno - March 24, 2016 - 1:18am
The top-ranked player in the world and No. 1 seed in the Dell Match Play, Jordan Spieth still needed a boost after a recent dip in form.
Hamilton wins US Grand Prix, F1 season championship
by Jim Vertuno - October 25, 2015 - 8:45pm
Lewis Hamilton took off his racing helmet and bent low in a moment of quiet reflection after winning a tight race and another Formula One championship.
Lance Armstrong loses $10 million arbitration ruling
by Jim Vertuno - February 17, 2015 - 9:36am
An arbitration panel ordered Lance Armstrong and Tailwind Sports Corp. to pay $10 million in a fraud dispute with a promotions company for what it called an "unparalleled pageant of international perjury, fraud and...
Hamilton wins US Grand Prix, moves closer to title
by Jim Vertuno - November 3, 2014 - 10:59am
Race by race and point by point, Lewis Hamilton is tightening his grip on the Formula One world championship and squeezing out Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg.
Armstrong met cycling doping panel
by Jim Vertuno - July 18, 2014 - 9:11am
Lance Armstrong talked for several hours with cycling investigators about doping in the sport's past, said an attorney for the American who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles for doping.
Scoreless draw keeps Greece, Japan alive
by Jim Vertuno - June 20, 2014 - 2:08pm
The ultimate result of what has turned out to be a rarity at this World Cup — a 0-0 draw — is that Colombia is guaranteed to move on to the knockout rounds and Greece and Japan are still clinging to life...
Dempsey, Brooks give US 2-1 victory over Ghana
by Jim Vertuno - June 17, 2014 - 11:14am
After Clint Dempsey's historic early goal, the United States spent more than an hour struggling to hold off wave after wave of Ghana attacks. It was no surprise when Ghana tied the game in the 82nd minute
Peralta scores in Mexico's 1-0 win over Cameroon
by Jim Vertuno - June 14, 2014 - 3:04am
Mexico overcame the torrential rain and two disallowed goals to beat Cameroon 1-0 on Friday, picking up the three points it needed to have any chance of advancing from a tough group at the World Cup.
Armstrong provides names in written testimony
by Jim Vertuno - April 12, 2014 - 7:02am
Lance Armstrong has given sworn testimony naming several people he says knew about his performance-enhancing drug use, insisting he didn't pay anyone or any organization to keep his doping secret.
Armstrong wins appeal to halt case
by Jim Vertuno - March 5, 2014 - 10:49am
A Texas appeals court has temporarily blocked an arbitration panel from reviewing $12 million in bonuses paid to Lance Armstrong by a company that wants its money back, stopping efforts to force him to give new sworn...
Armstrong returns Olympic bronze medal
by Jim Vertuno - September 13, 2013 - 11:31am
Lance Armstrong has returned his Olympic bronze cycling medal, the latest fallout from his confession to using performance-enhancing drugs.
Nike cuts ties with Livestrong
by Jim Vertuno - May 29, 2013 - 9:17am
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 former cyclist's...
Lance Armstrong case could hinge on USPS benefit
by Jim Vertuno - May 2, 2013 - 3:00am
Lance Armstrong is facing the federal government in a legal fight with tens of millions of dollars at stake, and a loss could bankrupt the cyclist who until last year ranked among the wealthiest and most popular...
Justice says Armstrong was 'unjustly enriched'
by Jim Vertuno - April 24, 2013 - 9:19am
The Justice Department laid out its case in a lawsuit against Lance Armstrong on Tuesday, saying the cyclist violated his contract with the US Postal Service and was "unjustly enriched" while cheating to win the...
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