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Lance Armstrong Emailed A Truly Heartfelt Apology To Rick Reilly

Per Rick Reilly’s own admission, he’s been defending Lance Armstrong for years. In spite of the boatloads of accusations and evidence, Reilly has lived by Lance’s word – which, of course, seems ironic, when Armstrong’s word was the only thing standing between himself and a guilty juicing verdict. Well that and a ton of passed drug tests, but athletes circumventing drug tests isn’t anything new these days.

But in anticipation of his admission of guilt to Oprah Winfrey tonight, Armstrong has been offering apologies left and right. Rick Reilly is the latest to receive an e-pology [high-fives self] from Armstrong, and the detailed confession for years of lying is laid out in three, heartfelt lines.

“Riles, I’m sorry.

All I can say for now but also the most heartfelt thing too. Two very important words.


So much emotion. So heartfelt. Two words wipe away 10+ years of lies. Completely.


  • Jon Haven

    You loved that apology more than Rick Reilly did..

  • get these nets

    S.I. are frauds…
    They had Lance on several high selling covers and I believe partnered with him/or livestrong on some ventures. It was in their self interest to protect him.
    Even when he was stripped of the titles and dropped by sponsors in Fall 2012, which would have been one of it not THE biggest sports story of the year, they didn’t blow up the story by placing him front and center on the cover….as they did with other falls from grace.
    Nike spent good money buying the silence of major sports outlets about Lance.

    It’s all a big joke that they have the green light to go in on him NOW.

  • Frosty on Omaha

    Of course he emailed it. He doesn’t dare show his face at the Post Office.

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