Do yourself a favor: Watch Landis

The most remarkable story in sports right now isn't Barbaro's broken leg or waiting for Barry Bonds to be indicted. It's the amazing comeback of Floyd Landis.

Updated: July 21, 2006, 3:00 PM ET
By Jim Caple | Page 2

Let me see if you find this athlete's backstory slightly more interesting than whether Barry Bonds will get indicted or Barbaro will ever walk again.

This athlete grew up a Mennonite in Lancaster County. His parents were against him pursuing his sport on religious grounds, so his father sought to discourage him by trying to exhaust him with long hours of chores during the day. To no avail. He simply trained late at night, sometimes until two in the morning. Outside, in the dark and the ...

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