Rumors swirled this afternoon on the interwebs that disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong had, in fact, passed away. This website Fox-News 24 had the breaking news before anyone.
Obviously, this would be a giant story in the sports world on a slow Friday afternoon. But it’s hard to tell these days with mountains of fake news out there.
So let’s head to the source. Let’s find out from Lance Armstrong himself if he’s dead or not.
Well, that clears it up. BREAKING NEWS… Lance Armstrong is very much alive.
"The rumors of my death are greatly exaggerated."… https://t.co/joYvMlVGUe
— Lance Armstrong (@lancearmstrong) May 12, 2017