Page 2 tries to make sense of all the bizarre things going on in our world.
Picabo Street is back with a competitive spirit and mended legs, going for a gold medal at the Salt Lake City Olympics.
Stephen Cummings won the 13th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Friday, and Joaquin Rodriguez maintained his overall lead.
World champion Mark Cavendish won the 13th stage of the Giro d'Italia in a sprint finish Friday, while Joaquin Rodriguez retained the overall lead.
Three-time U.S. figure skating champion Jeremy Abbott has withdrawn from next week's Four Continents because of a right hip injury.
Swiss rider Michael Albasini won the 13th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Friday, while Bradley Wiggins held on to the overall leader's red jersey for a third consecutive day.
Jose Rujano of Venezuela won the 13th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Friday by edging overall leader Alberto Contador at the finish.
Mark Cavendish won a massive sprint finish to capture his second successive Spanish Vuelta stage Friday, and Igor Anton of Spain kept the overall lead.
Lance Armstrong stayed in third place at the Tour de France on Friday after a wet and chilly 13th stage won by Germany's Heinrich Haussler on a solo breakaway.
Lance Armstrong's teammate Levi Leipheimer withdrew from the Tour de France before Friday's 13th stage after breaking his wrist in a crash, his Astana team said.
Earpieces will be allowed on the Tour de France on Friday after the International Cycling Union lifted a ban an all communications between sports directors and their riders for the 13th stage.
Britain's Mark Cavendish of the High Road team won the 13th stage of the Giro d'Italia.
German cyclist Andreas Klier took the 13th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Friday with a sprint finish, while Russian Denis Menchov retained his overall lead.
Marzio Bruseghin won the 13th stage individual time trial of the Giro d'Italia on Friday, and Danilo Di Luca finished third to retain the overall.
Samuel Sanchez won the 13th stage of the Spanish Vuelta with a late breakaway Friday, and Alejandro Valverde retained the overall lead.
Samuel Sanchez won the 13th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Friday after Mauricio Ardilla misjudged the finish, and Denis Menchov retained the overall lead.