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Eric Mirlis is the owner and webmaster for and has been a fixture on the New York
sports scene for fifteen years. Currently, he is Senior Editor for, while occasionally
freelancing as a statistician for NFL on FOX, New Jersey Nets on YES Network and New York
Rangers radio broadcasts. Eric is also a frequent guest on "The Price Is Right" on Team 990,
Montreal's English language all-sports radio station. His first book, "Being There", hits shelves in
April, 2007. He was Assistant Media Relations Director of the New York Islanders (1991-96) and
Manager, Game Administration for the NBA (1996-2003). Among the events Eric has worked are six
NBA All-Star Games, seven NBA Pre-Draft Camps, a Stanley Cup Finals and the 2004 Summer
Olympics in Athens, Greece. He can be reached at

Ed Barnes is entering his third season working on San Diego Padres and San Diego State Aztecs
telecasts for Channel 4 San Diego as statistician and researcher. This year, he will be the associate
producer of the “Outta Left Field” pre-game show. In addition, he has worked on the NFL on CBS,
Monday Night Baseball on ESPN and for NBC at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. Ed
can be reached at

Joel Blumberg has been a sportscaster for over 25 years and is currently the Sports Director of
WGBB Radio and the play by play voice for the New York Collegiate Athletic Conference.  He has
covered every major sport as a producer or an announcer. His latest radio job has given him a
chance to combine his work with his passion, movies, as the host of Silver Screen Audio, a show
focusing on classic films released on DVD.  His website is  Joel will be
writing regularly about sports movies. Joel's e-mail is

Brian Carriveau is a freelance writer whose full time job employs him as a middle and high school
English teacher.  Brian is the head track & field coach at Lena High School located in Wisconsin.  He
also runs a website devoted to the Green Bay Packers called
Railbird Central.  Brian is a journalism
major from the University of Wisconsin.

Larry Fleisher spent three years as an associate editor at SportsTicker.  A 2001 graduate of St.
John's, he was assistant sports editor for the school paper and also did sports at the radio station.  
Today, Larry covers games for the Ticker and is about to begin grad school for teaching career.  He
runs a
Knicks weblog on and prides himself on shattering his baseball
attendence record at both New York ballparks.  He can be reached at

Trevor Freeman currently splits time between freelance writing on sports and covering reality TV for  Trevor cohosts the longest running reality TV podcast "RFF Radio" and
has been quoted in numerous newspapers about aspects of reality television.  Bigger writing credits
include serving as an analyst on college water polo for  He is originally from the Bay Area
but moved out to New York when he was recruited to play water polo for Fordham University, where
he was a four-year starter, team captain, and scored over 150 career goals.

Dr. Anastasia Monponsett, an ex-counselor/teacher who has fallen into sports blogging to justify the
$150,000 of financial aid spent to educate her, is "Upper Cape Cod Bureau Chief" at CapeCodToday.
com. A three sport athlete at Duxbury High School, her last act as an amateur athlete was to drive her
knee into the kidney of a rival who had called her a "snobby white b*tch." She has 4 degrees from 3
colleges. As a childhood immigrant from France, much of her English was learned from Johnny Most.
She was a "2004 AOL All-Star Blog" winner.

Barry Neuberger is a twenty five year veteran of the sports scene in New York, Atlanta, Chicago and
Detroit. He has been a part of five different collegiate athletic departments, in addition to working for
Paul Allen's Action Sports Media, Worldwide Marketing and Media Group and, currently, Columbia
University as Associate Athletics Director for Sports Marketing.

Brian Wilmer is a freelance writer from Nashville. He attended Elon College, where he was an on-air
radio personality, and Middle Tennessee State.  Brian prides himself on being one of the five people
who liked the Atlanta Braves when they wore the powder blue beer league softball road uniforms. He
has been writing since 2002. E-mail Brian at

Ryan Woolley is currently working as a freelance writer and journalism student in Vancouver,
Canada. A diehard fan of many different teams and sports, he aspires to be covering the Winter
Olympics when it hits Vancouver & Whistler in 2010. He can be reached at