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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Studio: Anne Thompson) The resignation of cycling champion Lance Armstrong from his Livestrong cancer charity and his loss of sponsors after the release of doping evidence examined; statement from Nike quoted; Nike ad shown; details given about how Nike stood by other athletes. [Livestrong supporter Peter D'AMICO††- says Lance should come clean.] [“Sports Illustrated” David EPSTEIN††- comments on Nike’s move.] [Livestrong CEO Doug ULMAN††- comments on the foundation.] [V Foundation president emeritus Nick VALVANO††- say people separate what you do in athletics and what you do in the real world.]

Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Anne

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