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  • Today in the news: Anti-doping agency releases evidence against Lance Armstrong

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  • Quote of note
    “The U.S.P.S. Team doping conspiracy was professionally designed to groom and pressure athletes to use dangerous drugs, to evade detection, to ensure its secrecy and ultimately gain an unfair competitive advantage through superior doping practices.” – Statement from the United States Anti-Doping Agency, which said Wednesday that Lance Armstrong was at the center of the doping conspiracy and released thousands of documents that it says prove Armstrong doped and led the program.
    News to know
    Alex Karras, a football player and actor best known for his work on “Webster,” died Wednesday at age 77. Karras was drafted by the Detroit Lions and played from 1958-70 (interrupted by a one-year ban for gambling), and after football became an actor. He appeared in “Blazing Saddles” and other movies, but gained fame played Webster’s guardian, George Papadapolis, on the ABC show.
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