James Rogers
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James Rogers

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I grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, where I quickly found and developed a passion for the St. Louis Cardinals. My family moved to Saginaw, Michigan, prior to my eighth-grade year, and I have resided in Michigan ever since.

I graduated from Hope College in Holland, Michigan, in May 2014 with a degree in communication and English.

I worked as sports editor of my college's student-run newspaper and served as co-editor-in-chief for the 2013-14 school year. I ran cross-country and track at Hope, an NCAA Division III school. I continue to run post-collegiately.

While I am a runner myself, I am also a huge fan of the sport—cross-country, track and field, road racing, ultrarunning—and follow running on a daily basis.

My dad grew up in Ohio, and he's a diehard Cleveland sports fan. Since I've been watching, listening and reading about Cleveland sports all my life, I support the Browns, Cavs and Indians. Also, St. Louis' lack of an NBA team makes it natural for me to cheer for the Cavs. However, Cardinals and Rams above Indians and Browns—undoubtedly.

I like to instill a positive atmosphere wherever I go. I like to be joyful, and sports bring me loads of joy.

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  • Chris Roling posted 69 days ago

    Chris  Roling

    Thanks for the edits!

  • Thomas Cooper posted 86 days ago

    Thomas Cooper

    Thanks for the edits on my Tottenham article today, James, and for the kind words too. Your efforts are much appreciated too.

  • Jason Fray posted 92 days ago

    Jason Fray

    Thank you James, I truly do appreciate your commentary/kind words!

  • David Guidera posted 92 days ago

    David Guidera

    Thanks for the edits, James. Compound modifiers and hyphens in general are not my friends.

  • Jason Fray posted 157 days ago

    Jason Fray

    Thanks James, appreciate the thorough edit.

  • Mark Vandeusen posted 162 days ago

    Mark Vandeusen

    Thanks James, much appreciated!

  • Mark Vandeusen posted 164 days ago

    Mark Vandeusen

    James, thanks for your help with my fantasy pitcher picks article today. Sorry about the tweet thing, that's more work than you should have to do. You're the first editor to tell me about the need for introductory attributions, I've been omitting them for a while, so thanks! Do you know if there's a link somewhere to it in B/R's style guide or attribution guidelines? Thanks!

  • Thomas Cooper posted 184 days ago

    Thomas Cooper

    Thanks for the edits on my Tottenham article today, James.

  • Scott Polacek posted 211 days ago

    Scott Polacek

    Thanks for the edits, James. Always appreciate the feedback.

  • Joshua Cornwall posted 211 days ago

    Joshua Cornwall

    Thanks James! Pleasure to work with a fellow D-3 guy! I won't hold being a Cards fan against you. Ha.