This one is much harder to take down than Lance since you have to take down Nike. Yes, its happening inside Nike walls in the "kitchen" and blood samples are being sent out. Why would rupp fly back to portland from boston during flu season for 36hrs? Training, doubtful. The effects of a good effort would largely be lost by flying 12hrs.
Young attractive wife at home and prospect of sitting in a hotel room for a wekk... you think young men are worried about the flu or jet lag when compared to that? Seriously?
The dude is newly married, kudo's to him for flying home to be with his wife.