Stanford Dr. John Ioannidis: COVID Fatality Rate For People Under 45 Is “Almost 0%”

Authored by Dominick Mastrangelo via The Washington Examiner, Big take away For people younger than 45, the infection fatality rate is almost 0%. For 45 to 70, it is probably about 0.05-0.3%. For those above 70, it escalates substantially, to 1% or higher for those over 85. Stanford University’s disease prevention chairman slammed using statewide […]

Nike Reports Surprise $790 Million Loss, 46% Plunge in North American Sales

Disclaimer. I’ve been a Nike product tester since the early 1990’s. Editorial up top and business reporting below In 2008 the Oregon Ducks dropped their wrestling program. Oregon’s athletic programs are heavily subsidized by Nike. While Oregon wasn’t a power house it had two All-Americans in 2006, Joey Bracamonte and National Champion, Shane Webster. Since […]

Congressional Democrats Blast D.O.E. Transgender-Title IX Ruling

Democrats are not happy about a Department of Education decision to withhold federal funding from Connecticut schools for violating Title IX’s discrimination statute by allowing biological men who claim to be transgender women, to compete agains biological women in high school and college sports. Twenty eight lawmakers have sent a letter to Kenneth Marcus, DOE’s […]

Women’s Wrestling added to NCAA Emerging Sports for Women program for Div. I

Division I Council adopts legislation, joining Divisions II and III Acrobatics and tumbling and women’s wrestling will be added to the NCAA Emerging Sports for Women program in Division I, the Division I Council decided Wednesday. The Council met virtually. Members noted that some schools already have committed to adding these sports as part of […]

Trouble brewing. PIAA board votes to explore 13 weights & Dave Crowell on why they are wrong

In a step backwards for PA wrestling the PIAA Board of Directors passed a measure to approve a reduction in the number of high school wrestling weight classes from 14 to 13 for the 2020-’21 season. The board unanimously passed the measure on a second reading, setting up a third reading at its July meeting. […]

Fox Sports is passing ESPN. Sports fans don’t want politics in sports coverage

Last month, ESPN saw its lowest ratings in the network’s 41-year history as “WokeCenter on steroids” takes over, Outkick’s Clay Travis noted on Friday. On his popular Outkick the Coverage site, Travis insisted that the cable network’s ratings crash was not because of the coronavirus, but instead because it has allowed itself to, once again, […]

What College Athletes are Doing to Return to Sport

Ohio State football players and their parents were asked to sign an acknowledgment of risk waiver regarding the coronavirus pandemic before returning to campus for voluntary workouts on June 8, athletic director Gene Smith confirmed to ESPN on Sunday. The “Buckeye Pledge,” obtained by ESPN and other media outlets, asks players to “help stop the […]

Say goodbye to cauliflower ears! Chinese scientists create an injection which fixes deformed ears in mice and could work on humans

Deformed ears are a hallmark of contact sports, including boxing and rugby Chinese scientists found a way to sculpt fresh tissue using 3D bioprinting  Was tested on mice and was able to create brand new ear-shaped supportive tissue and correct defects By Joe Pinkstone For Mailonline Published: 14:00 EDT, 5 June 2020 | Updated: 14:26 EDT, 5 […]