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MEET OUR TEAM OF JOURNALISTS

John Heinis

John "Hardbody" Heinis

Favorite Quote:
"Going that extra round when you have nothing left, makes the whole difference in your life." Rocky Balboa
Favorite Athlete:
Chael Sonnen
Favorite Movie:
The Dark Knight
Ian Meredith

Ian "Monkey Boy" Meredith

Favorite Quote:
"My Swag Was Phenomenal" -Gilbert Arenas
Favorite Athlete:
Carmelo Anthony
Favorite Movie:
Braveheart
Rob Kirk

Rob "The Captain" Kirk

Favorite Quote:
"All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity." - Gordie Howe
Favorite Athlete:
Steve Yzerman
Favorite Movie:
Caddyshack
Fred Altvater

Fred Altvater

Favorite Quote:
So many golf courses.....So little time.
Favorite Athlete:
Hogan, Nicklaus, Woods, Mickey Mantle, Michael Jordan
Favorite Movie:
Casablanca, For the Love of the Game, Blazing Saddles
Derrik Klassen

Derrik "The Prodigy" Klassen

Favorite Quote:
"In life, as in football, you won't go far unless you know where the goalposts are." - Arnold H. Glasow
Favorite Athlete:
Arthur Brown
Favorite Movie:
Anchorman
Vincent Frank

Vincent Frank

Favorite Quote:
“You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?” (Rumi)
Favorite Athlete:
Patrick Willis
Favorite Movie:
Crash
Adam Rickert

Adam Rickert

Favorite Quote:
"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take" - Wayne Gretzky
Favorite Athlete:
Nicklas Lidstrom (all time), Shane Doan (current)
Favorite Movie:
Field of Dreams
Richard Gatenby

Richard "RG IIII" Gatenby

Favorite Quote:
"Show me a good loser, and I will show you a loser." -Vince Lombardi
Favorite Athlete:
Tom Brady
Favorite Movie:
The Prestige
Tilmon Parker III

Tilmon "The Gladiator" Parker III

Favorite Quote:
"I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was." -Muhammad Ali
Favorite Athlete:
RG3 or D Hall
Favorite Movie:
Lord of the Rings - Return of the King
Andrew Brand

Andrew "Robocop" Brand

Favorite Quote:
"Success is when your determination becomes an insanity"
Favorite Athlete:
Steve Nash
Favorite Movie:
Rebound - 1996 - About Earl "The Goat" Manigault. You can't be a hoops fan and not see this movie.
Josh Collacchi

Josh Collacchi

Favorite Quote:
You're on time if you're 15 minutes early. You're late if you're on time. -Vince Lombardi
Favorite Athlete:
Pete Rose (Past), Patrick Kane (Present)
Favorite Movie:
Field of Dreams
Jonathan Munshaw

Jonathan Munshaw

Favorite Quote:
"If you laugh, you think, and you cry, that's a full day. That's a heck of a day. You do that seven days a week, you're going to have something special." - Jim Valvano
Favorite Athlete:
Jim Brown
Favorite Movie:
The Watchmen
Ryan Ratty

Ryan "The Statistician" Ratty

Favorite Quote:
"Hard work beats talent, when talent doesn't work hard" -Kevin Durant
Favorite Athlete:
Dez Bryant
Favorite Movie:
The Fugitive
Hunter Hodies

Hunter Hodies

Favorite Quote:
Favorite Athlete:
Favorite Movie:
Luke Inman

Luke "Spinnas" Inman

Favorite Quote:
"Whatever is going on in your mind is what you are attracting... so choose your thoughts wisely"
Favorite Athlete:
Deion Sanders
Favorite Movie:
What the Bleep do We Know!?
Steven Luke

Steven Luke

Favorite Quote:
"If you don't want to be the best, then there's no reason going out and trying to accomplish anything." -Joe Montana
Favorite Athlete:
Bo Jackson
Favorite Movie:
Primal Fear
Jonny Adornetto

Jonny "Radler" Adornetto

Favorite Quote:
"Touch 'em all Joe. You'll never hit a bigger home run in your life!" -Tom Cheek
Favorite Athlete:
Joe Carter
Favorite Movie:
Ocean's 11
Matt Johnson

Matt "Bigfoot" Johnson

Favorite Quote:
"Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard" -Kevin Durant
Favorite Athlete:
Jose Fernandez
Favorite Movie:
42
Carlos Torres

Carlos "The Sports Marshall" Torres

Favorite Quote:
"We didn’t lose the game, we just ran out of time!"
Favorite Athlete:
Earvin "Magic" Johnson
Favorite Movie:
Avatar
Brian Cox

Brian Cox

Favorite Quote:
"Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home... it's your responsibility to love it or change it." -Chuck Palahniuk
Favorite Athlete:
Tom Brady, Jerry Rice
Favorite Movie:
Fight Club
Hailee Miguel

Hailee Miguel

Favorite Quote:
"How can you not be romantic about baseball." - Moneyball
Favorite Athlete:
Tim Brown (Raiders) and Josh Reddick (A's)
Favorite Movie:
Moneyball
Kieran Clark

Kieran Clark

Favorite Quote:
"Never be afraid to laugh at yourself, after all, you could be missing out on the joke of the century." - Dame Edna Everage
Favorite Athlete:
Tom Watson
Favorite Movie:
The Silence of the Lambs
Chris Dougherty

Chris "DraftInsider" Dougherty

Favorite Quote:
"Those Who Endure, Conquer"
Favorite Athlete:
Tom Brady
Favorite Movie:
The Shawshank Redemption
Ben Haley

Ben Haley

Favorite Quote:
"When I was 5 years old my mohter always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down happy. They told me I didn't understand the question. I told them they didn't understand life." -John Lennon
Favorite Athlete:
Andre Johnson
Favorite Movie:
Saving Private Ryan
Matt Hamilton

Matt "Rap" Hamilton

Favorite Quote:
"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do." -Apple commerical circa 1990s
Favorite Athlete:
Albert Pujols, Torrey Smith
Favorite Movie:
Pursuit of Happyness
Steve Quindlen

Steve "Stevie Q" Quindlen

Favorite Quote:
"Adversity defines true character." -Ray Lewis
Favorite Athlete:
Aaron Rodgers and Lebron James
Favorite Movie:
Inside Man
Travis Riechers

Travis Riechers

Favorite Quote:
"It's a great day for a ball game, let's play two!" - Ernie Banks
Favorite Athlete:
Jason Heyward, Martin Prado, Carmelo Anthony, Ty Lawson, Mike Vick, Robert Griffin III, Alex Ovechkin, Milan Hejduk
Favorite Movie:
Hardball and Fever Pitch
Connor Schumock

Connor "The Shoe" Schumock

Favorite Quote:
"Only a life lived for others is a life worth living" -Albert Einstein
Favorite Athlete:
Shaun Alexander
Favorite Movie:
We Are Marshall
Rachel Wold

Rachel "Fantasy Football Chick" Wold

Favorite Quote:
“Live, Love, Laugh and Watch Football”
Favorite Athlete:
Drew Brees
Favorite Movie:
Pretty Woman
Patrick Conn

Patrick "Conman" Conn

Favorite Quote:
"If winning isn't everything then why do we keep score?" - Vince Lombardi
Favorite Athlete:
Pudge Rodriquez, Nolan Ryan
Favorite Movie:
Super Troopers
Casey Conroy

Casey Conroy

Favorite Quote:
"Teams do not go physically flat, they go mentally stale." -Vince Lombardi
Favorite Athlete:
Frank Gore
Favorite Movie:
Green Street Hooligans
Blake Meek

Blake Meek

Favorite Quote:
"Never give up! Failure and rejection are only the first step to succeeding." -Jim Valvano
Favorite Athlete:
Chad Johnson
Favorite Movie:
Varsity Blues
Benjamin Christensen

Benjamin "Hats and Tats" Christensen

Favorite Quote:
"Writing is a weapon. A weapon more powerful than a fist can ever be." -Rubin Carter
Favorite Athlete:
Reggie Miller
Favorite Movie:
Big Trouble in Little China
Jay Marks

Jay "FFDude" Marks

Favorite Quote:
"No RAGRETS" -We're The Millers
Favorite Athlete:
Michael Jordan
Favorite Movie:
Spinal Tap
Nick Barlotta

Nick "Bolo" Barlotta

Favorite Quote:
"If you have everything under control, you're not moving fast enough" -Mario Andretti
Favorite Athlete:
David Wright
Favorite Movie:
Silver Linings Playbook
Adam Barton

Adam "Waiver Warrior" Barton

Favorite Quote:
Favorite Athlete:
Yoenis Cespedes
Favorite Movie:
Super Troopers
Mo Yoshimoto

Mo "Mo Money" Yoshimoto

Favorite Quote:
"I'll take care of it."
Favorite Athlete:
Walter Payton
Favorite Movie:
The Usual Suspects
Zay Awram

Zay Awram

Favorite Quote:
"Those who mind don't matter, those who matter don't mind"
Favorite Athlete:
Kevin Durant
Favorite Movie:
Dark Knight
Chris Barcinas

Chris "Boss" Barcinas

Favorite Quote:
"It ain't over till it's over" - Yogi Berra
Favorite Athlete:
Wayne Gretzky
Favorite Movie:
The Godfather
Ian Barry

Ian Barry

Favorite Quote:
"The playoffs separate the men from the boys, and we found out we have a lot of boys in our dressing room." - Neil Smith
Favorite Athlete:
Jeff Carter
Favorite Movie:
Van Wilder
Jackie Berry

Jackie "Jack" Berry

Favorite Quote:
Favorite Athlete:
Juli Inkster
Favorite Movie:
The Matrix and Aliens 2
Liz Biscevic

Liz "no games, just sports" Biscevic

Favorite Quote:
"Well behaved women rarely make history" - Laurel Thatcher
Favorite Athlete:
Kevin Garnett (Celtics) and Alex Smith (49ers)
Favorite Movie:
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Lance Britton

Lance Britton

Favorite Quote:
"If you ain't in it to win it, then get the hell out!" - Marky Mark (along with the Funky Bunch)
Favorite Athlete:
John Elway
Favorite Movie:
Major League
Dillon Burke

Dillon Burke

Favorite Quote:
"If you ain’t pissed off for greatness, that mean you okay with being mediocre." -Ray Lewis
Favorite Athlete:
Ray Lewis
Favorite Movie:
The Dark Knight
Jesus Castanon

Jesus Castanon

Favorite Quote:
"I'm too drunk to taste this chicken" - Colonel Sanders
Favorite Athlete:
Dan Marino
Favorite Movie:
Team America
Bradley Cooper

Bradley Cooper

Favorite Quote:
"Heroes get remembered but legends never die." - Sandlot
Favorite Athlete:
Kevin Garnett
Favorite Movie:
Anchorman
Jeremy Dawson

Jeremy Dawson

Favorite Quote:
"The only way you are different from anyone else on this planet is if you can't die. If you can't die, then you are special. Other than that, we are all the same." -Mike Tyson
Favorite Athlete:
Michael Jordan
Favorite Movie:
Finding Forrester
Vanessa Demske

Vanessa "Bad Kitty" Demske

Favorite Quote:
"Just one more dying quail a week, and you're in Yankee Stadium." - Crash Davis in "Bull Durham"
Favorite Athlete:
Jim Abbott
Favorite Movie:
Heathers
Chad Dinkins

Chad "Dink" Dinkins

Favorite Quote:
"Don't let yesterday use up too much of today." -A Cherokee Proverb
Favorite Athlete:
Mickey Mantle
Favorite Movie:
The Program
Jon Dove

Jon Dove

Favorite Quote:
Favorite Athlete:
Neil Anderson
Favorite Movie:
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Ashley Eisenberg

Ashley Eisenberg

Favorite Quote:
"It's not necessarily the amount of time you spend at practice that counts; it's what you put into the practice." - Eric Lindros
Favorite Athlete:
"The Patricks" - Patrick Kane & Patrick Sharp
Favorite Movie:
Schindler's List
Matthew Erickson

Matthew "Door Matt" Erickson

Favorite Quote:
"The separation is in the preparation." - Russell Wilson
Favorite Athlete:
Russell Wilson, Felix Hernandez
Favorite Movie:
The one I just watched
Paul Ferguson

Paul "Paulwall" Ferguson

Favorite Quote:
"Winning takes care of everything." -Tiger Woods
Favorite Athlete:
Lebron James, Tiger Woods, Dez Bryant
Favorite Movie:
Remember The Titans
Kwame Fisher-Jones

Kwame Fisher-Jones

Favorite Quote:
"To stimulate wildly weak and untrained minds is to play with mighty fires." - W.E.B. Du Bois
Favorite Athlete:
Anyone great at their craft
Favorite Movie:
Carlito's Way
James Flint

James Flint

Favorite Quote:
"It's not about how hard you hit, but it's how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward." - Rocky Balboa
Favorite Athlete:
Kyrie Irving, Joe Haden and Jason Kipnis
Favorite Movie:
Rocky series
Andrew Forthuber

Andrew "Sauce" Forthuber

Favorite Quote:
"Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer." -Ted Williams
Favorite Athlete:
Larry "Chipper" Jones
Favorite Movie:
Anchorman
Josh Gross

Josh Gross

Favorite Quote:
"If I can change, and you can change, everybody can change" -Rocky Balboa
Favorite Athlete:
Martin Brodeur, Evan Longoria, Alex Morgan, Daniel Bryan
Favorite Movie:
Billy Madison, Back to the Future, Happy Gilmore, National Treasure 2, Anchorman 2
Christian Hardy

Christian Hardy

Favorite Quote:
"The U.S. Constitution doesn't guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with is yourself." - Benjamin Franklin
Favorite Athlete:
Kurt Warner, Barry Sanders, Alfred Morris, LeBron James
Favorite Movie:
Anything animated from Disney or Pixar
Justin Huestis

Justin "Just In Time" Huestis

Favorite Quote:
"It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog" - Archie Griffin
Favorite Athlete:
Sean Taylor, Adrian Peterson
Favorite Movie:
Warrior
Nick Inge

Nick Inge

Favorite Quote:
"The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra." -Jimmy Johnson
Favorite Athlete:
Dan Marino and Larry Wayne Jones Jr.
Favorite Movie:
Field of Dreams
Connor King

Connor King

Favorite Quote:
"Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally." -David Frost
Favorite Athlete:
Shaun White
Favorite Movie:
Prisoners
Jessica Kleinschmidt

Jessica "The Stiletto" Kleinschmidt

Favorite Quote:
"Life is not a spectator sport. If you're going to spend your whole life in the grandstand just watching what goes on, in my opinion, you're wasting your life." - Jackie Robinson
Favorite Athlete:
THE Ray Lewis
Favorite Movie:
Moneyball
Shane Lambert

Shane "Grand Slambert" Lambert

Favorite Quote:
Show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser
Favorite Athlete:
Andy Murray
Favorite Movie:
Unforgiven
Corey Long

Corey "Riff" Long

Favorite Quote:
"Nothing is more effective than sincere, accurate praise, and nothing is more lame than a cookie-cutter compliment." - Bill Walsh
Favorite Athlete:
Steve Young and Patrick Willis
Favorite Movie:
Christopher Nolan Films
Bram Makonda

Bram "brambreezy" Makonda

Favorite Quote:
Do or do not. There is no try. - Yoda
Favorite Athlete:
Marshall Faulk, Ichiro Suzuki, Orel Hershiser
Favorite Movie:
Office Space
Jason Marcum

Jason Marcum

Favorite Quote:
"Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority." -Vince Lombardi
Favorite Athlete:
Brett Favre
Favorite Movie:
We Were Soldiers
Vance Meek

Vance "Sir Vancelot" Meek

Favorite Quote:
"I wish I could say something classy and inspirational, but that just wouldn't be our style. Pain heals. Chicks dig scars. Glory... lasts forever." -The Replacements
Favorite Athlete:
A.J. Green
Favorite Movie:
Shawshank Redemption
Colin Mieczkowski

Colin "Ghost Panda" Mieczkowski

Favorite Quote:
"Straight Cash Homie!" -Randy Moss
Favorite Athlete:
Bobby Jones, Frank Thomas, Lee Trevino, Sam Snead, Arnold Palmer, Payne Stewart and John Daly
Favorite Movie:
The Greatest Game Ever Played, Mr. 3000, Tuskeegee Airmen, Shawshank Redemption, Angels with Dirty Faces and Boyz in the Hood, Soul of the Game
Matt Mills

Matt "Millsy" Mills

Favorite Quote:
"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened."
Favorite Athlete:
Tim Tebow, Kevin Garnett
Favorite Movie:
(500) Days of Summer
Lev  Moscow

Lev "Il Mostrino" Moscow

Favorite Quote:
"There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics." Mark Twain
Favorite Athlete:
Charles Oakley
Favorite Movie:
Groundhog Day
Phil  Nusbaum

Phil Nusbaum

Favorite Quote:
"If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score?" -Vince Lombardi
Favorite Athlete:
Mike Trout
Favorite Movie:
Major League
Mark Ortega

Mark Ortega

Favorite Quote:
Favorite Athlete:
Favorite Movie:
Robert Quinn

Robert Quinn

Favorite Quote:
"Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do." -Paraphrased by Shaquille O'Neal
Favorite Athlete:
Marcell Dareus
Favorite Movie:
The Departed
Jonathan Reimer

Jonathan Reimer

Favorite Quote:
"What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do." - John Ruskin
Favorite Athlete:
Roberto Alomar
Favorite Movie:
Match Point
Ryan Riddle

Ryan "The Riddler" Riddle

Favorite Quote:
"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is out light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. Playing small doesn't serve the world. There's nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people wont't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. - Marianne Williamson
Favorite Athlete:
Calvin Johnson
Favorite Movie:
Dances With Wolves
Matt Rittle

Matt "Lionel" Rittle

Favorite Quote:
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Favorite Athlete:
Ryne Sandberg
Favorite Movie:
Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings
Josh Schoch

Josh "Shock Value" Schoch

Favorite Quote:
"Age is just a number and people need to get over it." Betty White
Favorite Athlete:
Any/Every athlete who's down-to-earth
Favorite Movie:
21 Jump Street
Jon Siddoway

Jon Siddoway

Favorite Quote:
"I tell you, we are here on Earth to fart around, and don't let anybody tell you different." - Kurt Vonnegut
Favorite Athlete:
Patrick Willis
Favorite Movie:
Big Fish
Nick Slegel

Nick Slegel

Favorite Quote:
"I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle - victorious." - Vince Lombardi
Favorite Athlete:
Prince Fielder
Favorite Movie:
Field of Dreams
Mike Sullivan

Mike "#6 for 6" Sullivan

Favorite Quote:
"Practice? We talkin bout practice?" - Allen Iverson
Favorite Athlete:
LeBron James
Favorite Movie:
Remember The Titans
Judson Warren

Judson Warren

Favorite Quote:
"You play to win the game" -Herm Edwards
Favorite Athlete:
Favorite Movie:
Shawshank Redemption
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