THE MYSTERY OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Experts will tell you there is an element of mystery to domestic violence cases. One of those experts is Ruth Glenn, the executive director for the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV). A domestic violence victim turned advocate, Glenn knows from personal experience what it’s like to be abused, harassed, stalked, and in her harrowing story, kidnapped, shot and left for dead.

SIMON SAYS METS ROSTER LACKS ‘CERTAINTY’

ESPN baseball writer Mark Simon suggeststhe problem with the Mets is certainty … The Mets certainly have the potential to be very good in 2017. But it’s foolish to think that everything … is going to break the right way for them.

There is a degree of truth in Simon’s statement, but “certainty” is not isolated to the New York Mets. Injuries are an intangible. So is performance, for that matter. But one thing is for “certain,” both have a direct impact on a team’s success on the field. That is true not only for the Mets, but all 32 teams — including the Washington Nationals.