While acknowledging that the decision "might appear harsh for those who rode clean," the International Cycling Union decided that there would be "little honor" for any cyclist who stood to gain because of the doping scandal that cost Lance Armstrong his seven victories.
The San Francisco Giants hosted the Detroit Tigers in Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday night. The well-rested Tigers couldn't stop the Giants, who were riding their momentum from a thrilling Game 7 playoff victory. The Giants won, 8-3.
In a city teetering on the edge of financial collapse, people have one championship-contending bright spot: The Detroit Tigers hope to gain the World Series title that has eluded them since 1984 and once again have the kind of citywide celebration locals still talk about today.
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