07/17/15 8:00am
PHOTO: FREEIMAGES.COM

PHOTO: FREEIMAGES.COM

BY PETER FARRAR | CONTRIBUTOR
Have you ever wondered how fast the ball comes off of Giancarlo Stanton’s bat? How much ground Andrew McCutchen actually covers in center field? Or just how fast Billy Hamilton really is? (more…)

06/06/15 12:00pm
RICHARD DENNING

RICHARD DENNING

My day job is risk management.

Shelter Island Risk analyzes risks on everything from a large food retailer of customer “slip and falls” to wildfire exposures in Southern California where damages are measured in the billions of dollars. Risk analysis is dull, data-centered and employs computer-based statistical models. Triple Crown choices are emotional, exciting and most probably, irrational. Here’s a plan for managing your Triple Crown play and supporting the Shelter Island 10K. (more…)