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    I would expect that too. Given that it didn't...

    I would expect that too. Given that it didn't happen, it makes Kendricks actions that much more impressive.
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    I don't think that it would be "expected" that...

    I don't think that it would be "expected" that anyone would stop in the middle of an approach run because the anthem unexpectedly began to play. That was impressive and humbling.
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    I thought that was with blood doping in dutch...

    I thought that was with blood doping in dutch cyclists in the '80s and not with EPO use under a physician's guidance. Regardless, I'm looking for evidence in scholarly articles or even good...
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    I wasn't trying to make a suggestion that they...

    I wasn't trying to make a suggestion that they should be allowed, just wondering if there is any evidence that there are health risks with modern doping regimens.

    I definitely think that...
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    Serious question. Is there good evidence...

    Serious question. Is there good evidence anywhere that doping in the modern era with the guidance of health care professionals (like Ben Johnson, Marion jones, Lance Armstrong, A-Rod, etc.) has...
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    I am absolutely not a Sith! :)

    I am absolutely not a Sith! :)
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    If you're convinced that those in lanes 2/4/6/8...

    If you're convinced that those in lanes 2/4/6/8 are slow enough as to never interact with the athletes in lanes 1/3/5/7, then they essentially won't have a chance to win. In that case just get rid...
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    Those guys suck and don't matter. Duh!

    Those guys suck and don't matter. Duh!
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    Why is he banned?

    Why is he banned?
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    And Bolt was fast because he ate yams. This...

    And Bolt was fast because he ate yams.

    This is the worst conjecture Iíve read.
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    I don't know if the press release date was his...

    I don't know if the press release date was his idea, but over the years it seems like Travis Tygart likes to grandstand and it wouldn't surprise me if he decided to make this public at this time. ...
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    Covenient. Edwin Moses set the WR for the first...

    Covenient. Edwin Moses set the WR for the first time at the 1976 Olympics. Usain Bolt, David Rudisha, and Wade van Niekirk set WRs at major championships. Do those marks have credibility for you?
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    The current 400h record was set after rounds at...

    The current 400h record was set after rounds at the Olympics in 1992. That's why I can't understand that.
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    No way around it. These times are a...

    No way around it. These times are a disappointment compared to earlier in the season. Gotta be hard to peak in late September after such a loooooong season.
  15. Yohan Blake is a shadow of his former self.

    Yohan Blake is a shadow of his former self.
  16. Because diuretics aren't performance enhancing...

    Because diuretics aren't performance enhancing themselves, but are used to mask other PEDs. Maybe if they found that the diuretics got into her system through tainted medication, the performance...
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    Thank you for the list of quotes! I wasn't...

    Thank you for the list of quotes!

    I wasn't sure of the proper way to attribute it to him, so I incorrectly added the 'von'.

    Also apropos of nothing, I heard the quote during a college...
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    I'm more in favor of Coleman and his team just...

    I'm more in favor of Coleman and his team just doing a poor job of updating their whereabouts, as an explanation of missed tests. But there have to be rules to prevent those who would go to such...
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    I never wrote that. What I meant was that he...

    I never wrote that.

    What I meant was that he could and should have made USADA aware of the fact that he was at Drake. To expect that he can request a test at Drake in place of the one he missed...
  20. That's the frustrating thing. I wish they could...

    That's the frustrating thing. I wish they could expedite the hearing. Imagine they have the hearing and clear her. "Sorry! You could have competed in the World championships this year, but we...
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    FWIW, I just re-read my last post and nearly fell...

    FWIW, I just re-read my last post and nearly fell asleep in the middle. My apologies. :)
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    Sorry, I just think you are wrong. Every event...

    Sorry, I just think you are wrong. Every event has been improved/engineered/standardized/what-ever-you-want-to-call-it in an effort to make the event more fair at the actual meet and comparable...
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    I get your point, but to my understanding that's...

    I get your point, but to my understanding that's not track and field. Track and field looks at pure jumping or pure running or pure throwing.

    By your logic, if we are going only for...
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    No bar clearing in the long jump though.

    No bar clearing in the long jump though.
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    Was the goal of the takeoff board/line really...

    Was the goal of the takeoff board/line really designed to have as a test of accuracy as part of the event, or was that just the best way they had of fairly and consistently getting a measurement; the...
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