Emily Infeld: Running for Her Life

If you are a woman, you may have been followed while jogging or, if not, you likely know someone who has.  This experience is often unsettling and can make someone question the safety of their usual running route.  Among friends the typical advice is to “turn up a side street” or “carry mace.”  While this... Continue Reading →

Yet Another Russian Doping Scandal

With the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics less than a year away, athletes and fans are already preparing.  Yet, the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics continue to be a subject of public attention and controversy as the doping case for Russian figure skater, Kamila Valieva (17), endures. At the Beijing 2022 Olympics, Valieva was found to have... Continue Reading →

Pickleball: What’s the Dill?

By now, most Americans have heard of pickleball.  The sport experienced a 40 percent growth between 2019 and 2021, making it the nation’s fastest growing sport.[1] Then, in 2022, participation nearly doubled, increasing by 85.7 percent year-over-year and by 158.6 percent over three years.[2]  There are presently 8.9 million “picklers” in the United States.[3] Average... Continue Reading →

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