The head of world cycling urged Lance Armstrong on Tuesday to abandon "disrespectful" plans to ride part of the Tour de France route a day before the professional peloton. The disgraced cyclist responded by insisting he was "honored and humbled" to be invited on the unofficial charity ride.
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It took plastic sheeting (to cover the ice on the arena floor), about 500 sheets of 0.75-inch plywood and approximately 120 truckloads of dirt to convert Kansas City’s Sprint Center into an indoor motorcycle racing track — that and the hard work of Pete Henderson and the rest of the track construction crew.
First-team Associated Press All-Ohioan David Dennis Jr. scored 19 points, including eight in a row for Canal Winchester Harvest Prep in the fourth quarter, to lead the Warriors past Haviland Wayne Trace, 63-53, in a Division IV state semifinal on Thursday.