December 8, 2013
December 8, 2013
December 7, 2013
December 7, 2013
Depew High School (2007)
Buffalo State College (2011)
I am 24 years old and played soccer for a large portion of my life before finally deciding it was time to go in another direction and sports writing was that direction. I love messing around with statistics and trying to find new ways to better analyze how players are actually performing and whether or not they are helping their team succeed.
After completing the summer internship on Bleacher Report, I have joined the site full-time as a member of the Breaking News team. It is great to be a part of the staff at one of the fastest-growing sports sites on the Internet.
My favorite part of the sports calendar is the first two days of March Madness (when my bracket still has a chance) because of the non-stop action and the chance to learn some great stories about players you otherwise would have never known about.
The only two sports I don't religiously follow that are covered by Bleacher Report are MMA and boxing. Even those I keep an eye on, though. Other than those two, I will pretty much watch any live sporting event that is on television (even curling).
"It's a side that featured battle-tested players like Asamoah Gyan and Sulley Muntari, but also has its fair share of emerging stars like Kevin-Prince Boateng."
KPB emerging? just because he's only recently been highly rated on FIFA doesn't mean he's "emerging." he's been playing at the highest level for years and has been an established star for a few years as well
England 3-1 Chile, huh? 0-2
Also Schumacher over Senna? Bonkers. The question should have been Fangio or Senna... if you know who Fangio even was.
remember when you said Michael Carter Williams was overrated? good call
Tim - good writeup on Colombia - i have been writing about them since the 2010 World Cup...following their ups and downs since 1990, I knew the 2014 WCQ would bring them back to the international spotlight once again.
Check out my page and my Colombia articles. I'll be heading to Brazil next summer, so hopefully I'll catch a Colombia gmae during the world cup!!
P.S. I'll even gift the book to you if you have a kindle or Ipad app for kindle. You can reach me on facebook and I'll give you my e-mail.
Tim- I read with amazement the article you wrote about GM Towers. It sounded exactly like the premise of my book A Pitch For Justice. If you'd like to read it check out the cover page and some reviews
"He's playing with a level of swagger rarely seen at the collegiate level." Replace the word "Swagger" with "confidence".
Hey, why Pelé and not Maradona?
One does not have to stop playing football at the age of 23 just to write about it. The two are not mutually exclusive. Unless of course you were making the choice between being a pro or being a writer, in which case you chose wrong.
You can always write, football is a short, amazing career (that as a by-product gives you a great route into media if you want it)
Enjoyed the article on Oregon and their light punishment from the NCAA. Wouldn't UNC qualify as a ridiculously light punishment for many football and basketball players taking fake classes. African American Studies and Naval Strategy no show classes should be exposed. The NCAA says it is okay because some of the students, less than 5%, were not athletes...really. This is ridiculous that they never get exposed.
Illegal contact with agents (Marvin Austin, etc), BS self reporting, fake classes, ........