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Comment old question (Score 1) 605 605

This topic was being hotly debated when I entered graduate school about thirty years ago. I was at Ohio State and they were concerned that English Department resources were being redirected to teach remedial English to freshmen, who couldn't be turned down if they were from Ohio.

Comment He didn't use a drug. (Score 2) 482 482

You need to be clear on what he was charged with. The agency is saying he got transfusions of oxygen-doped blood before races. Since oxygen is not a "drug" there isn't a specific test that can say whether it's present in abnormally high levels. The ADA will tell you this frankly. But if that's what Armstrong did, it was real genius. Oxygen-enriched blood will supercharge any athlete. And oxygen is not a foreign substance.

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