Lance does comedy too

By Mark Zalewski, North American Editor

Lance Armstrong, formerly best known for beating cancer and winning the Tour de France seven times, made his improv-comedy debut on NBC's Saturday Night Live on Saturday. With musical guest (and fiancee) Sheryl Crow joining him, Lance and the 'Not Yet Ready for Prime Time Players' wasted no time in taking shots at critics and nay-sayers. The introductory monologue consisted of Lance taking questions from the audience, including an irate French national and four disgruntled members of his Discovery Channel team upset at not being asked to also host the show.

Sure he is no Mike Myers, but Lance made it through a variety of sketches with presence (although we could have done without Lance singing). For those wondering what Lance might be up to next in his career, the first sketch consisted of Lance racing in an Ironman triathlon...

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