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Lance Armstrong Guilty of Doping? I Think Yes…

I’ve always liked Lance Armstrong. I read his first book. I marveled at his ability to beat cancer and become a Tour de France champion. I thought he did it the right way.

I was wrong.

Yesterday’s New York Times article has noted many more clear signals that Armstrong “doped up” during his years with the United States Postal team (ironic, huh). No one wanted to believe Floyd Landis who admitted to doping himself. Does this sound familiar to you?

Jose Canseco comes out and admits to using steroids. He calls out some of the biggest names in the game – Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa, and Rafael Palmeiro to name a few. They all deny it, even in front of the United States Congress. Oops. Turns out they all used. Jose was right. Each one has had to plead their own mea culpa. Since then, Alex Rodriguez has come clean. Roger Clemens won’t admit, but we all know he did and his reputation is tarnished forever.

I don’t have rock solid proof that Armstrong doped. But just as I really knew McGwire, Sosa, Clemens, etc. all cheated, I know he did, too.

What do you think? Do you believe Lance?

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