Category: Sports

Some Landis doping questions & answers

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According to WADA panel member Dr. Gary Wadler, Floyd Landis specifically tested for having too high a testosterone-to-epitestosterone ratio. Normal people are 1:1 or 2:1, the limit for cyclists is 4:1 (recently down from 6:1). My question is what w… more »

Sports can cause a heart attack!

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In case you didn't see it, the Pittsburgh Steelers played the Indianapolis Colts in a playoff game last weekend. Pittsburgh pretty much had the game in hand, but a series of bad calls, bad plays and sheer luck made the final 5 minutes of the game perhap… more »

Some thoughts on the Nintendo Wii

by pittcaleb Email    843 views

We got a Nintendo Wii about a month ago. It's a blast and the best console I've ever owned (and I started with the Atari 2600). What I like most is the controller. Whereas with an XBox, I had to learn or teach my young son the intricies of timing butt… more »

Hail To Pitt!

by pittcaleb Email    840 views

I hate the "Backyard Brawl" - it means nothing to me, and yes, I'm a Proud Alumnus. To me there is only one rivalry at Pitt - the Pitt/Penn State game. And if they never play it again, it will always be the rivalry for the University. So this whole… more »

Olympic TV Ratings

by pittcaleb Email    838 views

I have always questioned rounded TV ratings. Like when they claim the Super Bowl was 'seen' by 1 billion people. I doubt even that many people know what the Super Bowl is or when it is played to the nearest month. So when I read this article in the… more »

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