Scott Rosenfield

Scott Rosenfield

Scott Rosenfield (@ScottRosenfield) is a Level 2 USA Cycling Coach and Outside's Online Editor.

Schleck Says He Was Poisoned

Frank Schleck plans to file a complaint for poisoning if his B sample confirms he took the banned diuretic Xipamide at the Tour de France.

Delta Flights Served Needle Sandwiches

An airline passenger, James Tonges, who bit into a sandwich containing a one-inch-long needle this week has been placed on the antiretroviral drug Truvada used for the treatment of HIV.

Evelyn Stevens wins Fleche Wallone

Why We Ignore Women's Sports

Women's cycling is neglected throughout the year. But every Olympic season, our interest in most women's sports peaks—only to quickly wane. With Americans set to compete for gold in London and new...

The U.S. is baking in the heat

Weekend Reading: Burning Up

In this weekly roundup, we scour the Web for our favorite long-form magazine and newspaper articles, collecting them here and on Longreads and Twitter. This installment focuses on the chickens we eat...

Stingrays Injure 41 at California Beach

California beachgoers are on alert for stingrays after 41 people were injured and one taken to the hospital Wednesday, primarily at La Jolla Shores, by stingray barbs.

Lance Armstrong Refiles USADA Suit

Lance Armstrong’s attorneys refiled a lawsuit against the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency Tuesday, a day after his initial suit had been dismissed and only hours after USADA issued lifetime bans to...

Sitting Takes Years Off Your Life

Sitting for more than three hours a day, even if you exercise, can shorten your life expectancy by two years, a new study finds

Marianne Vos Wins Giro Donne

Marianne Vos won her second straight victory at the Giro d’Italia Femminile, the only Grand Tour for women, after winning five of nine stages.

Crash Axes Sanchez, Poel May Lose Kidney

In an eventful weekend at the Tour, Britain’s Bradley Wiggins took the yellow jersey surviving a weekend of carnage that claimed Olympic Gold medalist Samuel Sanchez and defending Giro d’...

Rule May Open National Parks to Cyclists

National Park Service superintendents will have greater leeway to open their dirt roads to cyclists under a new rule set to come into effect August 6.

No the nutria is not an otter

Weekend Reading: An Anxious Independence

The 4th of July is supposed to be a holiday. But the last thing you’re feeling right now is relaxed. With flights to make, “fun-filled” family get-togethers to recover from and plenty of work to...

Greipel Wins Crash-Marred Fourth Stage

In an eventful day at the tour, Andre Greipel won the sprint into Rouen after a late-race crash took out a number of race favorites, including Mark Cavendish and American sprinter Tyler Farrar.

Mission Begins to Find Earhart's Plane

On the 75th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance, a team of scientists, historians and salvagers has embarked on a month-long expedition to find out what happened to the famous aviator...

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