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CNN Evening News for Friday, Jan 25, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A statement from USADA official Travis Tygart†, the man who spent years investigating Lance Armstrong, that he lied during the Oprah Winfrey interview about his drug use noted. Live discussion held with Betsy Andreu, wife of cyclist Frankie Andreu and "New York Times" sports reporter Juliet Macur† about Lance's drug doping use and his claims. [By phone, ANDREU - says USADA has given Lance another opportunity to tell the truth; assesses what he said about bullying others on the cycling team; notes contrition is a new concept for Lance.] [For "60 Minutes," with Scott Pelley, TYGART - says what Lance said about "cheating" is amazing and that it is not true that everyone in cycling was doping in an even playing field.] [MACUR - says it was not a level playing field; comments on the USADA offer for Lance to come clean to reduce his lifetime ban and how he needs to come forward as Tygart suggested.] Other material: [In Oprah interview, ARMSTRONG - reacts to what Tygart said about the sophisticated doping by his team.]
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