Social media’s goal is to hack your attention for profit. It quickly learns who you are via data collection and feeds you curated content designed to elicit a reaction and induce a constant dopamine release. Once you’re caught in your own personalized content riptide, advertisers start throwing the kitchen sink…

If your sleep schedule is the same as the residents of your local nursing home, you likely missed one of the biggest moves of the MLB off season. Nolan Arenado, the perennial all-star who wins a Gold Glove every year, was traded from the Colorado Rockies to the St. Louis…

In 1986, Bert Blyleven had a season that most pitchers would try to forget. His 4.01 ERA was the second highest of his 17-year career, and his 4.33 FIP was 1.42 higher than his lifetime mark of 2.91. For a starting pitcher who had been extremely effective throughout his big…

The baseball world was divided yesterday.

Two nights ago, the Trenton Thunder came to the plate in the top of the ninth vs. the Hartford Yard Goats. They had yet to get a hit, and were losing 3–0. …

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