Contributors

The blog is open to all students, faculty, and alumni associated with Cornell, regardless of college or school. If you are interested in contributing, contact Editor-in-Chief, Brad Wright at btw37@cornell.edu.
Check out our list of current blog members below!
Editor-in-Chief
Brad Wright (btw37@cornell.edu)
Brad is an undergraduate in the Industrial and Labor Relations School. He’s from Boston, MA and roots for the Patriots, Red Sox, Celtics and Bruins. In addition to these three, his main  interest is with golf. He primarily follows Rory Mcilroy, Jordan Spieth and Tiger Woods. His main area of interest is with law, and would like to become a commissioner or GM.

 

Featured Bloggers

Hal Schwimmer ’18 (hs762@cornell.edu)
Hal is an undergraduate in the Industrial and Labor Relations School. He is from Armonk, NY and roots for the Mets, Jets, Knicks, and Chelsea FC. His main interest is the international development of sports, especially basketball and soccer.

Josh Klein ’18 (jwk87@cornell.edu)
Josh is an undergraduate in the Industrial and Labor Relations School. Like far too many other students at Cornell, he resides in Scarsdale, NY. Josh lives and breathes sports, broadcasting Cornell games for BRSN, covering Big Red athletics for BRSN Online and The Ithaca Voice, and airing sports updates on WVBR 93.5 FM. In his free time, Josh enjoys watching Brooklyn Nets basketball while silently reevaluating his priorities.

Stephen Dreznick (sdreznick@gmail.com)
Stephen is an undergraduate in the school of Human Ecology. He is a Policy Analysis and Management (PAM) major and plans on minoring in business. He grew up in Easton, Connecticut and played tennis for his high school team. He is an avid Knicks and Giants fan, although his favorite basketball player is John Wall. Stephen wants to pursue a career in business, but his dream job is becoming a general manager in the NBA.

Minggao “Magic” Peng ’18 (mp787@cornell.edu)
Magic is an undergraduate in the Industrial and Labor Relations School. He began writing about sports at the 2006 Germany World Cup and has been working as a sportswriter ever since. For the past 3 years, he has been writing about soccer and basketball for the Hunan Morning News which has the largest circulation in Hunan province. Magic Peng has covered all home matches for the Hunan Billows Football Club, written about sports events like qualifying matches of the Asian Cup, and interviewed high-profile athletes including Shaquille O’Neal and Andre Pirlo. In order to achieve his dream of becoming a sports manager, he took part in the “The Pitch”, a Chinese soccer management competition organized by the British Embassy, and eventually won the national championship. Finally, he is a die-hard fan of Liverpool FC and the Dallas Mavericks.

Sam Caloras ’18 (sjc299@cornell.edu)

Sam is an undergraduate in ILR and intends to pursue a career related to sports, business, and law. He is a Queens, New York native, and a fan of the Yankees, Knicks, and Giants. If you need the latest information on the athletic or streetwear footwear industry, he is your guy.

Reid Goldsmith ’17 (rtg75@cornell.edu)

Reid is an undergraduate in the Industrial and Labor Relations School. He is from Long Island and enjoys hate-watching the Mets, Jets, Knicks, and Islanders. He also enjoys following the NBA and wants the Mets to sign Yoenis Cespedes.

Nick Bland ’17 (nbland7@gmail.com)

Nick is an undergraduate in the ILR School. He is a member of the Cornell football team. Nick is from Boston and is a big fan of the Patriots and Red Sox.

Alexander Flores ’18 (aef226@cornell.edu)

Alexander is an undergraduate in the ILR School. He is from Rockland County, New York. Alex is a huge Mets fan ever since 2005, and loves baseball sabermetrics. He is also a big Knicks and Giants fan. One minor, but growing sport that Alex is into is American Ninja Warrior.

Kyle Liburd ’18 (kal283@cornell.edu)

Kyle is an undergraduate in the Dyson School of Management. He is very passionate about south Florida sports teams. Additionally, he highly values the role of ethics and analytics in sports business.

Andrew Broom ’19 (adb255@gmail.com)
Andrew is majoring in Industrial and Labor relations. He was born and raised in Seattle, Washington and is an avid fan of the Seahawks, Mariners, and the University of Washington football and basketball teams. After college, Andrew is hoping to enter the financial services industry in professional sports, and potentially enrolling in law school.

Past Editor-in Chiefs

Geoff Rosenthal ’14 (Founder) (gjr52@cornell.edu)
Geoff is an undergraduate in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations. He is a lifelong Colorado Avalanche fan who has been blogging about the team since 2007. Additionally, he was a staff writer on the renowned “The Hockey Writers.” Some of his writing has also appeared on Yahoo! Sports, NHL.com, and AOL Fanhouse. Geoff has previously interned at Cornerstone Management in Philadelphia, PA.

Max Fogle ’15 (maf373@cornell.edu)
Max is an undergraduate in the Industrial and Labor Relations School.  He has worked for several blogs and websites, most notably mlbtraderumors.com.  Additionally, Max broadcasts Cornell soccer, ice hockey, and baseball at the Big Red Sports Network, although his writing is mostly geared towards baseball.

Stephen Rosen ’15 (sfr53@cornell.edu)
Stephen is an undergraduate in the Industrial and Labor Relations School. He is a transfer student from the University of Michigan. Stephen is originally from Los Angeles, but was raised on New York sports as a Giants, Knicks, and Mets fan. Stephen often spends his days pondering if and when Los Angeles will get an NFL team.

Adam Malz ’16 (agm99@cornell.edu)
Adam is an undergraduate in the Industrial and Labor Relations School. He is a transfer student from the University of Maryland. Adam is originally from New Jersey and is a fan of the Jets, Mets, and Devils. He enjoys writing about a mix of sports, but especially hockey and baseball.

Skyler Kanfer ’18 (sak288@cornell.edu)Skyler is an undergraduate student in the Industrial and Labor Relations School. He is from Great Neck, NY and roots for the perpetually disappointing Mets, Jets, and Knicks. He has a strong interest in baseball and the use of advanced analytics in the sport.

Contributors

Rick Saxe ’16 (ricksaxe@gmail.com)
Rick is an undergraduate in the Industrial and Labor Relations School. He also broadcasts Cornell basketball games at the Big Red Sports Network. Though he moved to San Diego from New York for eight years, he maintains strong support towards his hometown teams in the Jets, Mets and Knicks.

Matthew Hakimian ’16 (mh964@cornell.edu)
Matt is an undergraduate in the ILR School with aspirations in business and law. He was born and raised in the town of Great Neck out on Long Island. He is an avid fan of the Lakers, Yankees, Jets, Devils, and Manchester United. He currently serves as the VP of Operations after previously working as the VP of Radio and Assistant Blog Editor.

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