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New Footage Of The Metrodome Roof Collapse

While not as dramatic as the video captured by Fox, there was new footage released on Thursday of the Metrodome roof collapse from last December.

The Metrodome landlords voted unanimously to replace the snow-damaged roof with a goal of finishing by Aug. 1 at an estimated coast of $18.3 million.

If the work isn’t completed on time, there’s a chance the Minnesota Vikings preseason schedule could be affected.

(Who am I kidding? We all know there likely won’t be a preseason.)


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SI Drops The Hammer On Lance Armstrong

Sports Illustrated has new details on the case against Lance Armstrong in this week’s issue.

Below are excerpts from Selena Roberts and David Epstein‘s article, which claims Armstrong had three tests with unusually high testosterone-epitestosterone levels.

ARMSTRONG TIED TO THREE TESTS INDICATING UNUSUALLY HIGH TESTOSTERONE – EPISTOSTERONE LEVELS

According to Dr. Donald Catlin’s estimate, his lab at UCLA performed more than two dozen tests of Armstrong between 1990 and 2000. In May 1999, USA Cycling sent a formal request to Catlin for past test results – specifically, testosterone-epitestosterone (T:E) ratios – for a cyclist identified by a source with knowledge of the request as Lance Armstrong. Three results indicated high T:E ratios, specifically: a 9.0-to-1 ratio from a sample collected on June 23, 1993; a 7.6-to-1 from July 7, 1994; and a 6.5-to-1 from June 4, 1996. Read more