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Garth Brooks Confirms New Album, World Tour

Country superstar parses out comeback plans in emotional press conference<p>In a loose, lengthy and at times emotional press conference this morning in …

Country Music

Lance Armstrong in Purgatory: The After-Life

After a great fall, what do we remember? We remember the cheating, and the lies. We remember the cult of personality that we eagerly embraced, and then felt betrayed by. But what of the man who fell? What about the work he didn't cheat at? What about the 16 years Lance Armstrong spent building a …

Cycling

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

Former West Coast Editor<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some …

Motivation

Putting the 'Pee' in PR

My new number 1 marathon rule: Don't pause for the potty.<p>Readers, let me tell you a little story. Last fall, I ran the Lehigh Valley Health Network VIA Marathon here in eastern Pennsylvania. I was hoping to qualify for Boston, which meant my primary goal was to run under 3:15. My secondary goal, …

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Fitness

July 11 Morning Report

Flanagan aims for sub-2:20 marathon; Rudisha is back in the UK.<p><b>Shalane Flanagan Aiming For Sub-2:20 in Fall Marathon</b><br>That world bring her close to Deena Kastor’s American record of 2:19:36. Flanagan, whose 2:22:02 in April made her the fastest American woman in Boston Marathon history, still won’t …