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Lance Armstrong case could hinge on USPS benefit

Updated: May 1, 2013, 12:17 PM ET
Associated Press

(Eds: Corrects to Matthew Orwig, not Michael.)

By JIM VERTUNO

AP Sports Writer

AUSTIN, Texas -- Lance Armstrong is facing the federal government in a legal fight with tens of millions of dollars at stake, and a loss could bankrupt the cyclist who until last year ranked among the wealthiest and most popular athletes in the world.

Armstrong's best chance at protecting his personal fortune may rest in convincing a jury the government has already earned plenty from him, regardless ...

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