Showing posts with category "motor sports racing nascar"

Enhanced Human Performance

There has been quite a bit of discussion about drug taking, gene doping and what we mean by 'artificial' enhancements to human performance at The Sports

February 16, 2022
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doping

"Technological Doping"? - The Speedo LZR

Swimming has its version of the aluminum bat, an improvement in capital design that makes "labor" very productive, at least in an absolute sense. Maybe too

February 16, 2022
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doping

Doping in NASCAR - Why is Testosterone Banned?

Perhaps you haven't heard, but there is a doping scandal in NASCAR:

February 15, 2022
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doping

Gene Doping - The New Frontier of Doping

This morning's Kansas City Star has an interesting piece on the new frontier of doping: gene doping. The whole article is worth a read, but here are the

February 15, 2022
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doping

Baltimore Grand Prix Update - 2012 edition

Over a year ago I posted about the agreement between the City of Baltimore and Baltimore Racing Development that brought Grand Prix racing to Baltimore. The event has come and gone, it was held Lab...

May 12, 2020
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economic impact

Economic Meltdown in DC

It's not happening at the Treasury Department, or at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve. According to today's Washington Post, it's happening down on the waterfront, at the new Nationals...

May 12, 2020
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baseball

If You Build It, They Will Come

Maybe. If they are subsidized. The Minnesota Ballpark Authority is expected to announce today a $1 million fund to enhance the area around the Twins new ballpark. Maybe.

May 12, 2020
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economic impact

The Economic Impact of the 2008 Women's Final Four

Here. “The Women’s Final Four has once again shown it is a proven winner on and off the court,” said Sue Donohoe, NCAA vice president of Division I women’s basketball. “Our corporate champions and ...

March 29, 2020
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economic impact