Today In Sports History for July 29

...ninth gold medal, equaling the American mark held by swimmer Mark Spitz.2007 - Alberto Contador wins the doping-scarred Tour de France, a new, young and unlikely winner for the three-week race shaken to its core by scandals. The 24-year-old's...
Chris Froome wins 2nd Tour for all, and all bathed in yellow.Arms over each other's shoulders, linked together in a long line of happiness, Tour de France winner Chris Froome and his teammates pedaled slowly over the finish line, soaking up the applause Sunday on the Champs-Elysees...
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Two stages down, two to go in Alps for Froome on Tour

SAINT-JEAN-DE-MAURIENNE, France - Chris Froome is halfway...Alps, the last obstacle to his second Tour de France victory, after comfortably take a solo victory at Saint-Jean-De-Maurienne on the second of four days in...
Sky airs Froome data as Tour nears Alpine finish

SISTERON, France - The team of Tour de France leader Chris Froome bowed to pressure Tuesday and released data about his riding power, heart rate and pedaling rhythm...
Geschke wins, Froome stays safe on Stage 17 in Alps

BARCELONNETTE, France - Simon Geschke of the Giant-Alpecin team won a tough and dangerous Stage 17 of the Tour de France in the Alps on Wednesday with a brave solo ride, while former champion Alberto Contador fell during a terrifying high-speed...
A job with a view Southeast Alaskan pilot opens up from the cockpit

...afternoon at work, Sean Kveum looks outside the window to his right and spots a bear, then another one. From the cockpit of his de Havilland Beaver bush plane, he loops around to get a better look.Life at a higher altitude with a spectacular view is the...
Alps last obstacle for Froome on Tour de France

PLATEAU DE BEILLE, France - One mountain range completed...obstacle between Chris Froome and a second Tour de France victory in Paris.His rivals tried...195-kilometer (121-mile) trek to the Plateau de Beille, which draws cross-country skiers...
Slack Tide: Construction, de-constructed

Some say Alaska has two seasons: Winter and Construction.
Today In Sports History for July 24 and July 25

...two strokes over Nancy Lopez.1998 - Tour de France riders, angered by the drug scandal...closes out his seventh consecutive Tour de France victory. All of the titles are stripped...1991.2011 - Cadel Evans wins the Tour de France, becoming the first Australian champion...
Sports On TV for Thursday, July 23

...Brownsburg, Ind.CYCLING3 a.m., NBCSN - Tour de France, stage 19, Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne to La ToussuireGOLF5 a.m., TGC...title, at Las VegasCYCLING3 a.m., NBCSN - Tour de France, stage 20, Modane to Alpe d'HuezGOLF2...


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