The 2013 Tour de France is breaking with several traditions, as it starts with a sprint stage on Corsica Saturday. Here, American Tejay van Garderen, 24, second from left, trains with his team on the island. Laurent Cipriani/AP hide caption

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Dark clouds hang over Major League Baseball. There are reports that about 20 players may be suspended because of their connections to a Miami clinic that dispensed performance-enhancing drugs. (Photo taken Sunday at Yankee Stadium.) Jason Szenes /EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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In a lawsuit filed against Lance Armstrong on Tuesday, the Justice Department said the disgraced Tour de France winner "unjustly enriched" himself through his contract with the U.S. Postal Service. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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Lance Armstrong warms up for the swimming leg of the 2011 Xterra World Championship triathlon in Kapalua, Hawaii (before he was banned from most competitions). This weekend, he'll swim in a Texas meet for masters swimmers. Hugh Gentry /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Lance Armstrong, during the interview with Oprah Winfrey that was recorded Monday and began airing Thursday night. George Burns/Oprah Winfrey Network/Getty Images hide caption

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Livestrong 'Disappointed' By Lance Armstrong, But Still Grateful To Him

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Oprah Winfrey talks to cyclist Lance Armstrong in Austin, Texas, on Monday. The first part of the interview airs Thursday night. George Burns/Courtesy of Harpo/AP hide caption

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Lance Armstrong, right, faces several court cases tied to evidence that he cheated. One of the suits was filed by his former U.S. Postal Service teammate Floyd Landis. Here, the pair ride during the 2003 Tour de France. Paolo Cocco/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Lance Armstrong at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, celebrating his bronze medal performance. Pedro Ugarte /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Lance Armstrong in 2010. Timothy A. Clary /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Lance Armstrong, seen here at a LIVESTRONG Challenge Ride in October 2012, might be willing to confess to doping — in exchange for an easing of his lifetime ban, according to reports. Cooper Neill/Getty Images hide caption

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What Lance Armstrong, And The USADA, Might Gain From A Confession

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Former cyclist Scott Mercier has gained notoriety for refusing to go on a doping program 15 years ago. Here, Mercier (in blue jersey) rides just ahead of cyclist Chris Horner in 1997. Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images hide caption

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Armstrong Doping Scandal: Some Cyclists 'Made The Right Choice' Not To Cheat

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Lance Armstrong competes in the Ironman Panama 70.3. triathlon in Panama City, Panama. Arnulfo Franco/AP hide caption

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Lance Armstrong, wearing the yellow jersey that identifies the leader in the Tour de France, during the race in 2003. He won that year and six other times. Joel Saget /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mike Pesca, reporting for the NPR Newcast

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