‘Tattoo Guy’ Brought Down Lance

    KANSAS CITY, KS - JUNE 09:  Lance Armstrong speaks to the crowd prior to the innaugural game between the Chicago Fire and Sporting Kansas City at LiveStrong Sporting Park on June 9, 2011 in Kansas City, Kansas.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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    How is a tattooed cyclist indirectly responsible for the fall of Lance Armstrong? The New York Times reports that the case of Kayle Leogrande, who was busted by the United States Anti-Doping Agency in 2004, led to the investigation into Lance Armstrong. Ironically, Leogrande, who now owns an L.A. tattoo parlor, spoke to Armstrong only once (and was actually inspired to come back to cycling after watching the former Livestrong man on television in 2004). Armstrong resigned as chairman from Livestrong, while Nike severed its ties to the cyclist on Wednesday.

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