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Welcome to FanSided.com, the FanSided network’s mothership for sports news, rumors, and expert opinions. FanSided.com is dedicated to pushing the fan conversation by providing top-notch sports news, views, and original content. You already know the news, so FanSided.com will help you figure out what happens next. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their fandom’s passion.
Meet The FanSided.com Team
Josh Wilson, FanSided.com Managing Editor
Josh is currently the Managing Editor of FanSided.com. He has worked with FanSided in some capacity for a total of eight years, starting as a contributor for Swarm and Sting, Toro Times, and HoopsHabit in 2015. He served as a site expert for The Sixer Sense during 'The Process' years while starting his educational track at Temple University as a journalism student. He later transferred to the State University of New York at Cortland where he completed his B.A. in Mass Communication with a concentration in journalism. For FanSided, Josh worked as Operations Assistant before taking on a role as Editorial Director of the NBA Division, a role he held for three years. Along the way he also helped start and lead the FanSided fellowship program which created a path for several young journalists to start their careers in sports media. Nothing is more important to Josh than Yankee wins and his family.
Ian Levy, Creative Editorial Director
Ian Levy is the creative editorial director for FanSided.com and manager of the NBA verticals The Step Black and Nylon Calculus. He has previously written for FiveThirtyEight, VICE Sports, ESPN, The Sporting News, and The Cauldron at Sports Illustrated.
Mark Powell, Senior Editor
Mark Powell is a Senior Editor for FanSided.com, specializing in MLB. He wrote previously for 12Up.
Cody Williams, Senior Editor
Cody is a Senior Sports Editor with FanSided. He specializes and helps oversee our college and NFL coverage. Avid fan of Viktor Hovland, hikes, Ed Cota, The Tonight Dough, and Nomar Garciaparra. Follow him on Twitter @TheSizzle20
Alicia de Artola, Associate Editor
Alicia de Artola is a staff writer for FanSided.com primarily covering college football and basketball, NFL, NBA, MLB, soccer, and Formula 1. She has previously written for ReignOfTroy.com and remains a co-host of the Reign of Troy Radio podcast. She is a member of the Football Writers Association of America. Alicia was born and raised in Los Angeles. She attended USC, studying journalism and classics while spending far more time thinking about Trojan football. On the side, Alicia is an avid Liverpool FC and F1 fan who obsesses over podcasts, TV shows, movies, and books of all types. She loves hiking and gaming in equal measure.
Robert Murray, Senior MLB Reporter
Robert is FanSided’s National MLB Insider and co-hosts The Baseball Insiders Podcast. He has previously written for The Athletic and FanRag Sports where he has covered the World Series, MLB postseason and the Milwaukee Brewers. He has been a member of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) since 2018.
John Buhler, Staff Writer
John Buhler is a Staff Writer for FanSided.com, specializing in covering college football and the NFL on a national level. He has been part of the FanSided Family since 2015. Buhler was once a tortured Atlanta sports fan, but has seen his beloved Atlanta Braves and Georgia Bulldogs win championships recently. The University of Georgia graduate (BBA ’12) is still holding out hope the Atlanta Falcons and the Atlanta Hawks will one day do the same. In his spare time, Buhler likes to play music, run and dabble in some karaoke.
Scott Rogust, Staff Writer
Scott Rogust is a Staff Writer for FanSided.com, covering NFL, college football, MLB, NHL, and professional wrestling. Previously wrote for 12UP and Double G Sports. Scott graduated from Rutgers University-Newark with a major in journalism and minor in biology. He is a New York sports fan who has not felt joy since the Rangers made it to the Stanley Cup Final in 2014. Scott has a vast knowledge of professional wrestling trivia and will understand any reference from “The Simpsons.”
Kristen Wong, Staff Writer
Kristen Wong is a lifelong soccer fan who has since made the jump to watching more "American" sports. She graduated with an English and Linguistics degree from Columbia and has spent the last two years writing about the NFL. She was formerly an Associate Editor at a handful of FanSided NFL sites covering the Saints, Bengals, Ravens, and Jets. As for her casual interests: Liverpool. Literature. Bartending. In that order.
Christopher Kline, Staff Writer
Christopher Kline is a Staff Writer at FanSided.com, where he covers NBA, NFL, MLB and college sports. He takes a special interest in the NBA Draft. Christopher has been with FanSided since 2016. He was formerly the site expert at The Sixer Sense for six years, and a contributor before that. He also spent time covering the draft for Hoops Habit. In addition to his work with FanSided, Christopher has made pit stops at Cowbell Kingdom, where he covered the Sacramento Kings, and at The Painted Lines, where he managed the Atlanta Hawks beat. In his spare time, Christopher enjoys the cinema of Terrence Malick or a good genre flick. For better or worse, he is the founder of ‘Jaden Springer Island.’
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