But equally impor­tant, according to director of North­eastern University’s Sport in Society Dan Lebowitz, is mod­eling con­cil­ia­tory behavior — espe­cially in the case of an ath­lete like Arm­strong, whose career has shone so brightly.

I think there’s no down­side to him coming clean,” Lebowitz said, “and the upside sends a really pos­i­tive mes­sage about what is right and wrong.”

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