Tag Archives: Lance Armstrong

Did Armstrong Lance The Boil? Not So Much

From our Lance Armstrong Death Watch desk According to ad industry bible Advertising Age, it’s Kaddish for Lance Armstrong in the marketing world. Lance Armstrong Blew His Last Chance, Experts Say Other Disgraced Athletes Have Made Comebacks, So How Marketable … Continue reading

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A (Jason) Gay Ole Time! (Lance/Oprah Edition)

Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Gay has thankfully weighed in on the upcoming Lance Armstrong/Oprah Winfrey cable TV summit: What Lance Wants From Oprah I would like to go on Oprah. So would you. Don’t lie. Oprah is Oprah. Come on. … Continue reading

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Jason Gay Ol’ Time (Tour de France Edition)

Sports columnist Jason Gay is one of many reasons the Wall Street Journal is a must-read every day. Exhibit Umpteen: Gay’s latest piece. Meet Your New Tour de France Champ Lance Armstrong has been banned from cycling, and it appears that … Continue reading

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Opponents Smoking One Another Over California Cigarette Tax

Voters in the Golden State will decide in two weeks whether to jack up cigarette taxes by $1 per pack to – wait for it – fund research into cancer-related diseases. Via Politico’s Morning Score: CALIFORNIA INITIATIVE – $8.6 MILLION … Continue reading

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WSJ’s Cycling Tour de Farce?

On the eve of this year’s Tour de France, there’s a major takeout in the weekend Wall Street Journal about blood doping in professional cycling. Blood Brothers Cyclist Floyd Landis gives an exclusive tour through what he and others say … Continue reading

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