From the Journal Of Sport Economics……………
“There is little evidence in support of the main economic rationale for regulating athletic doping that doping reduces fan interest.”
“The introduction of random testing for performance-enhancing drugs by Major League Baseball offers unique data to investigate the issue. The announcement of a performance-enhancing drugs violation….”
— (a) initially reduces home-game attendance by 8%
— (b) has no impact on home-game attendance after 15 days
— (c) has a small negative impact on the game attendance for other Major League Baseball teams.
J.Cisyk, P.Courty
Do Fans Care About Compliance to Doping Regulations in Sports? The Impact of PED Suspension in Baseball
Journal Of Sport Economics — Volume 18 #4 — May 2017

drugs & drug testing, sham & scam —–