January 18, 2013

Reaction to Lance Armstrong's Oprah interview

The Associated Press

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"I think it's just a really sad story, sad for that sport itself. I'm happy that our sport is as clean as it can be and that we're constantly tested." — Maria Sharapova at the Australian Open.

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"The hope he's giving cancer patients and money he's raised trumps his wrong doings." — Former NFL receiver Chad Johnson, via Twitter.

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"So it's official - @lancearmstrong is the worst lying, doping cheat in the history of sport." — TV host Piers Morgan, via Twitter.

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"The thing about @lancearmstrong is that he also used his platform to call many good ppl liars." — Former heavyweight boxing champion Lennox Lewis, via Twitter.

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"Lance Armstrong? Isn't this type of confession usually a tearful one? When does the guy start crying?" — Sportscaster Jim Rome, via Twitter.

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"Cold-blooded and cut-throat to the end." — USA Today sports columnist Christine Brennan, via Twitter.

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"Sports is not life and death...but the work @lancearmstrong does for cancer research and cancer victims is." — Lieutenant Governor of California Gavin Newsom, via Twitter.

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"Raise your hand if you think @lancearmstrong understands how much he ruined the lives of people who were telling the truth." — CNN correspondent Jake Tapper, via Twitter.

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"The Don Corleone of Cycling. Who knew?" — Former Heisman Trophy winner Desmond Howard, via Twitter.

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