A new Lance shows old determination
PARIS -- Lance Armstrong had to go away and come back to be the athlete the French wanted him to be -- imperfect.
The Page 1 headline bannered across the Sunday edition of the French sports daily L'Equipe said "Chapeau, Le Texan," which roughly means, "Our hats are off to you, Tex." It was a shocking turnaround for those of us who remember the year the newspaper displayed a huge photo of Armstrong's back, rather than his face, on the podium, not to mention numerous other stories over ...
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