Mick currently lives in fabulous Las Vegas, NV, where he is working towards his BA in Journalism and Media studies at UNLV.
Mick writes mainly about boxing for Bleacher Report, but enjoys writing about college basketball, the NBA and NFL as well.
Mick's boxing work earned him an auxiliary membership to the Boxing Writers Association of America.
Mick has covered multiple live boxing events for B/R and other outlets as a credentialed media member including: Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Marcos Maidana, Manny Pacquiao vs, Timothy Bradley ll, Timothy Bradley vs. Juan Manuel Marquez, Sergio Martinez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Amir Khan vs. Danny Garcia to a name a few.
Aside from Mick's work as a boxing writer for B/R, Mick has done work with Bleacher Report's TNT writing team and covered high school sports as an independent correspondent for the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Mick was the beat writer for the Las Vegas 51's, the former Toronto Blue Jays and current New York Mets Triple-A affiliate, for FutureJays.com/Insidepitch.com (part of Scout.com and the FoxSports.com network) during the 2011, 2012 and early 2013 seasons.
As the beat writer for the LV 51'a Mick has interviewed multiple players now playing in the Major's, including Brett Lawrie, Zach Wheeler and Travis Snider.
Mick also interned for UNLV's sports media relations department from where he helped with various sports, but mainly men's basketball and football, where he wrote numerous cover feature stories for the teams gameday programs.
Mick's an avid boxing fan, and a huge Chicago Bulls, Philadelphia Eagles and UNLV Runnin' Rebels basketball fan. He hopes to someday write for one of those three teams beats or somewhere in the sports world full-time.
Follow Mick on Twitter: http://Twitter.com/mickakers
Check out Mick's work as the Las Vegas 51's (Toronto Blue Jays Triple-A affiliate) beat writer during the 2011 and 2012 seasons on: http://bluejays.scout.com/
No problem. It's not hard and fast. It's to make sure an article is developed sufficiently. There are exceptions for solid writing. Plus, 480 is close enough, easy. I think the ballpark is 250 words for breaking news.
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Dude, Mayweather did not win a unanimous decision against De La Hoya. It was a split decision. FYI.
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Do you live in a cardboard box under an overpass down by the river or are you just that dull witted? Not one member of the Bronco nation believes that Tebow won the game all by himself, you must be sniffing sterno. I dont know what Tebow detracter you worship, but what I heard from his mouth was that he gave credit to the TEAM, that it was a TEAM effort. He does deserve credit for leading that TEAM effort and keeping the mo' going. What an insult to the Dolphins that you would suggest they didn't want to win...I hope nobody in Vegas bets on your picks, you might be the doing a dirt nap in the desert.
start fitzpatric or sanchez