Lance Armstrong wants suit tossed

Updated: September 24, 2013, 4:37 PM ET
Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas -- Justice Department lawyers are urging a federal judge not to dismiss the government's fraud lawsuit against Lance Armstrong.

In court filings late Monday, federal lawyers argue that the U.S. Postal Service was forever tainted by its sponsorship of Armstrong's team while the cyclist used performance-enhancing drugs in winning the Tour de France seven times.

Armstrong has asked the judge in Washington to dismiss the case, saying the government got what it paid for ...

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