Do Not Pass Go, Lance Armstrong. Pay $10 Million.

Do Not Pass Go, Lance Armstrong. Pay $10 Million.

“Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has been ordered to pay $10 million to a promotions company after an arbitration panel found he conducted an ‘unparalleled pageant of international perjury, fraud and conspiracy’ during his career.” —  Austin Knoblauch, Los Angeles Times

Armstrong is also being sued by his whistle-blowing teammate Floyd Landis and the U.S. Government for defrauding the cycling team’s sponsor, the U.S. Postal Service, by using performance-enhancing drugs.

It turns out that Lance Armstrong is Hell on Four Wheels too. He hit two parked cars with his SUV in Aspen after a night of partying, and initially let his girlfriend say she was driving before owning up. As Gabrielle Bluestone put it in Gawker, “With No One Left to Blame, Lance Armstrong Pleads Guilty.”

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Image (“Lance Armstrong Bike Route”) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com

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