On June 15, the men’s and women’s cycling teams for the 2012 Olympic Games were announced. This was not reported in The News Tribune. There have, however, in the last week been two reports on the recent U.S. Anti-Doping Agency charges against Lance Armstrong.
I understand that cycling is not a major sport in the United States, but this choice of stories disturbs me. Obviously, Armstrong is well known and the scope of the charges against him are so significant that it demands reporting. But the local connection to the 2012 Olympic Team is significant as well.
Of the 21 …