July 25, 2013 | Vol. 117 -- No. 14

Doping in sports really does affect us all, one way or another

Crunch Time

I don’t know about you but I watched a lot of the Tour de France this year. I watch a lot every year, but this year I think more so.

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Why? I don’t know, I just did. It was worth it as this year’s Tour was one of the most exciting in a while.

The leader’s yellow jersey switched hands several times until England’s Chris Froome grabbed it about a week into the race on an amazing breakaway in the last portion of a climbing stage in the Pyrenees Mountains. He never relinquished it, despite being challenged by a couple of newcomers to the Tour: Columbia’s Nairo Quintana and Spain’s J...

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