A Brief History of PEDs in the Olympics

A Brief History of PEDs in the Olympics

The use of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) in the Olympics and other major competitive sports is constantly in the news. Despite media reports, which imply that nearly everybody in the Olympics is “doping”, the actual incidence of athletes using PEDs use is relatively low. Between 1968 and 2012, of 29,000 drug tests performed in the summer […]

Politics Isn’t Necessarily a Dirty Word in Sports Anymore

Politics Isn’t Necessarily a Dirty Word in Sports Anymore

Traditionally, sports have often been viewed asĀ a chance to get away from the controversies andĀ political firestorms the erupt daily. Still, the convergence of sports and politics can sometimes develop regardless of such efforts. That often brings with it controversy due to the emotional components that each entity has within its avid bases. The Changing Face […]

How Analytics is Changing Basketball

How Analytics is Changing Basketball

Winning a NBA title can be attribute to having a quick-thinking front office, superior coaching and quality players. Traditionally, creating a roster relied solely on the eyes of a scout, as their immediate reaction must determine whether or not a player had a physical and mental makeup to make a significant contribution on the court. […]