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What a wild, strange trip this week has been...Here Lance Armstrong, with a variety of illegal substances coursing through his veins, is desperately trying to catch Manti Te’o’s imaginary girlfriend, or running from Oprah, we aren't sure which...  (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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