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Contador latest Tour leader to feel the heat

Updated: July 27, 2007, 6:13 PM ET
By Bonnie DeSimone | Special to ESPN.com

ANGOULEME, France -- Alberto Contador's short professional cycling career has been marked by several accidents.

Three years ago, he crashed in a race in Spain and had surgery to remove a life-threatening blood clot in his brain. Last July, he was yanked from the start line on the eve of the Tour de France along with the other members of the now-defunct Liberty Seguros team when several riders were linked to the Operacion Puerto doping investigation that was then still in its confused infancy. ...

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