It's un-official on Hincappie, I read it from another poster who claimed to have the inside scoop. We all know how that goes. Someone else wrote that they read on espn.com about Johann Bruhneel retiring. Keep in mind tha Lance is already a part owner of the team. The team is known as the Tailwind group , company.... something or another, but Lance is I believe a 1/3 owner of Tailwind. Discovery, as the big sponsor puts their name out front.