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Will Armstrong come clean?

Oh, this is going to be good. Lance Armstrong, America's favorite cyclist/cancer survivor/alleged epic doper has revealed he is going to speak the most openly – and at length – he has since being stripped of his seven Tour de France wins and banned from competition last August. If you're watching, you might want to stock up on Gatorade because this is an endurance event – his first interview is going to be 90-minute sit-down with (arm flourish) Opraaaaaaaah Winfreeeeeeeeeey.

On her site, Winfrey and company promise the interview, airing next week, will be "no-holds-barred" — and that "Armstrong will address the alleged doping scandal, years of accusations of cheating, and charges of lying about the use of performance-enhancing drugs throughout his storied cycling career." Last week, the New York Times laid the groundwork for what he might reveal, with the news that "he is considering publicly admitting that he used banned performance-enhancing drugs and blood transfusions during his cycling career." The Times says rumor has it Armstrong is mulling an admission in the hopes of an eventual reinstatement for competition – a career move that the 41-year-old realistically doesn't have a whole lot of time left to make.

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