Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong said cycling has suffered a "black eye" from ongoing disclosures about doping scandals, but so have a number of sports so he doesn't know how it will affect interest in this year's big race.
In the AP voting announced Monday, the Kobe Bryant saga received 30 first-place votes for 616 points, beating out Lance Armstrong's record-tying fifth straight Tour de France title (19 first-place votes, 540 points).
Last Sunday, two great champions were crowned and ESPN Classic will bring you both of them this Sunday, July 30 beginning at 6 p.m. ET. Our "Double" Instant Classic will feature Lance Armstrong's Tour de France win and Karrie Webb's U.S. Open title.