publication date: Thursday, August 3, 2006 (part of Round XXVIII)
clue: If this game's prize was a tour of France, you'd see a lot more players accused of illegal doping.
explanation: Landis had recently won the Tour de France before this goo was published, but his victory was jeopardized by evidence of using performance-enhancing drugs. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Chris McKinnon, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, Todd Brotsch, E. M., Wendy Hampson, Adrianne Rodgers, Kerry Odell, Nadine Russell, Josh Paddison, Justin Hampson, Allison Bair, Amir H. Sufyani, Aaron Weiss, and Jeremiah Poisson
trivia: The clue was a play on the clue for previous American champion and teammate Lance Armstrong (0295).