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In shaming 90-year-old rider, anti-doping earns a black eye

Jan. 9, 2019 2:10 PM EST

With each pedal-stroke of his 80- and now 90-year-old legs, Carl Grove sought to show his fellow Americans that old age can be rich and rewarding. His bike is his soapbox. As time caught up with many of his peers, the former United States Navy Band saxophonist , who played for U.S. presidents and visiting VIPs...

USA Cycling hires New Balance boss DeMartini as its CEO

Jan. 7, 2019 1:30 PM EST

The past two leaders of USA Cycling participated at the sport's highest level, one of them racing in the prestigious Paris-Roubaix and the other winning a masters world championship. Rob DeMartini prepared for the job in the offices and board rooms of Proctor & Gamble. That is exactly why USA Cycling's board...

Thomas, Froome target Tour de France in 2019

Jan. 1, 2019 8:24 AM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome, the current and former Tour de France champions, are planning to compete in the 2019 edition of the race in what could be Team Sky's final bid for cycling's biggest prize. Froome will not defend his Giro d'Italia title as targets a record-tying...

Ode to Sports: Bosox, Bama rise; gymnasts stand tall

Dec. 31, 2018 3:38 PM EST

No more timeouts, see off the year, Offer a toast and close the show With champagne flutes or cans of beer — 2018 ... time to let go. ___ FIRST QUARTER Who wrote this law? By whose decree College football means SEC? Bama turns from Hurts to Tua, Saban's tribe sings hallelujah. In court, young gymnasts...