RadioShack denied black-jersey tribute

Updated: July 25, 2010, 12:24 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

PARIS -- Lance Armstrong tried to close out his cycling career by highlighting a key motivation for his return to the sport.

His efforts were quickly discarded.

Armstrong and Team RadioShack donned all-black jerseys Sunday inscribed with the number 28 -- to represent the 28 million people living with cancer worldwide -- before the Tour de France's final, mostly celebratory 63.6-mile stage from Longjumeau to Paris.

But Tour de France organizers held up the start of the ...

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