The starting pitcher is dying in baseball. At least, this is the narrative that has begun to creep into the discourse surrounding America’s Pastime in the last several years. Since 2015, the number of innings thrown by starting pitchers in MLB has steadily decreased, with the shortened 2020 season accelerating…

Millenials are the generation of many things, but one of them is the generation of allergies. The generations before us had virtually none of the types of serious reactions to products such as food that have become sadly common among my contemporaries. As the New England Journal of Medicine notes…

Does the plant-based meat industry care about animals? Much of the narrative underlying their rise to prominence in recent years would imply that the answer to that question is “yes, of course!” …

There is a common saying about the start of a Major League Baseball season that goes “the season really starts on Memorial Day.” How is this the case, when Opening Day in fact generally takes place at the beginning of April, or even late March? This is because, due to…

The Nashville Predators achieved a feat that would have once seemed impossible, turning a Southern city into a hockey town. This is anecdotal evidence, to be sure, but I have been told by former residents of Nashville that Predators gear is more frequently seen around town than those of the…

Russia’s top hockey tournament has given Russian fans the matchup of heavyweights they have been clamoring for during this entire season. The Gagarin Cup’s Conference Finals feature matchups between the top two seeds in both the KHL’s Western and Eastern Conferences- SKA St. Petersburg and CSKA Moscow in the West…

The 2021 ATP Masters in Miami was a golden opportunity for more than 99 percent of the professional tennis ranks. Miami is one of the only times in the last fifteen years that a major ATP tournament would not be contested by any of the “Big Three” (formerly the Big…

I was born in a city, and cities were what shaped me as a person. Furthermore, it was not just any city where I was born, but the most archetypal and cosmopolitan of them all- New York City, on the island of Manhattan. …

Sharks first round draft pick Ozzy Wiesblatt.

The San Jose Sharks, whether they like it or not, have entered a new phase of their franchise history. At their current pace, they are likely to miss the NHL playoffs for the second consecutive year, the first time this will have happened to the franchise since 1997. The Sharks’…

It is a strange state of affairs in the sports world when a head coach who would be ranked by many as one of the best in his game has been unemployed for more than a year. …

Peter Cioth

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