Alumni

by TOG

Our diverse group speakers represents a cross section of individuals and companies who have shaped today’s media landscape in sports.  From athletes to teams to agency reps to new and old media members alike, we have provided a level-playing field and encouraged the democratization of sports communications and influence.

A.J. Daulerio, Deadspin
Aaron Harison, Washington Free Beacon
Aaron Schatz, Football Outsiders
Adam Best, FanSided
Adam Kempenaar, Chicago Blackhawks
Alana Nguyen, Yardbarker
Alex Cavallini, USA Hockey
Amanda Rykoff, espnW
Amy Guth, WGN
Amy K. Nelson, SB Nation
Andrea Hangst, Bleacher Report
Andrew Garda, Bleacher Report/FootballGuys.com
Andrew Nicholson, Sacramento Kings
Andy Ellwood, Gowalla
Anita Marks, NBC Sports Radio, WFAN
Anthony DeRosa, Reuters
Arash Markazi, ESPN LA
Barry Petchesky, Deadspin
Ben Osborne, Editor-In-Chief, B/R
Benjie Levy, COO, The Score
Bernie Kim, Fox NFL Sunday
Bethlehem Shoals, FreeDarko.com, The Sporting Blog
Bill McCandless, VP of Video Programming & Production, Bleacher Report
Bill Squadron, Bloomberg Sports
Bomani Jones, BomaniJones.com
Brad Boron, Chicago White Sox
Brandon Williams, Ketchum Sports & Entertainment
Brian Bassett, The Jets Blog
Brian Cook, mgoblog
Brian Reich, Edelman
Brooke Weisbrod, ESPN, Big Ten Network
Chad Mumm, Executive Director, Vox Studios
Chris Kluwe, NFL
Chris Lucas, HHR, BWB
Chris Russo, Big Lead Sports
Chris Thorman, SB Nation
Christen Press, USWNT
Christopher J. Russo, Fantasy Sports Ventures
Cyd Zeigler, Outsports
Dan “Big Cat” Katz, Barstool
Dan Kelly, CEO, Bleacher Report
Dan Levy, On the DL Podcast
Dan Rubenstein, SB Nation
Dan Shanoff, Quickish
Dan Steinberg, The Washington Post’s D.C. Sports Bog
Darren Rovell, CNBC
Dave Lozo, NHL.com
Dave Nemetz, Bleacher Report
David Jacoby, ESPN, Sports Guy Podcast
David Kaplan, Comcast SportsNet Chicago
DeMaurice Smith, NFLPA
Devin Gordon, GQ
Diana Klochkova, Rebel Ventures
Dionne Miller, ABC 7
DJ Gallo, Sports Pickle
Dom Consentino, Deadspin

Don Povia, TSE, BWB
Doug Farrar, Yahoo! Shutdown Corner
Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi, U. of Minnesota
Dylan MacNamara, Bleacher Report
Eddie Maisonet III, The Sports Fan Journal
Elliotte Friedman, CBC/Hockey Night in Canada
Emma Carmichael, Deadspin
Enrico Campitelli, The 700 Level
Eric Edholm, Yahoo!
Eric Kay, CBS
Eric Winston, NFL
Erik Malinowski, Deadspin
Erin Simon, Host Cheddar eSports
Evan Engram, NFL
Frank Schwab, Yahoo!
Gary So Pepsi MAX Brand Manager
Gary Vaynerchuk, VaynerMedia
George Atallah, NFLPA
Greg Cosell, NFL Films / ESPN NFL Matchup
Greg Howard, Deadspin
Greg Mescall, Broadcaster
Greg Wyshynski, Editor, Yahoo! Sports’ Puck Daddy
Heather Berlin, StarTalk Radio, Discovery
Hemal Jhaveri, USA Today
Ian Orefice, SI.com
Ian Schafer, Deep Focus
Ian Sohn, Ogilvy
Ives Galarcep, Soccer by Ives
Jack Dickey, Deadspin
Jaime Hamel, The S3 Agency/The Sports Hernia
Jaime Mottram, USA Today
Jalen Rose, ESPN, NBA
Jamie Mottram, Yahoo!
Jane McManus, ESPN NY
Jarret Myer, Co-Founder, Uproxx Media
Jason Kirk, SB Nation
Jason McIntyre, The Big Lead
Jay Busbee, Yahoo!
JE Skeets, The Basketball Jones
Jeff Eisenband, NBA2K League
Jeff Griffing, VP of Ad Sales for the Sports Illustrated Group
Jeff Pearlman, Author, SI.com Columnist
Jeff Pyatt, Real Clear Sports
Jemele Hill, ESPN
Jessica Berman, NLL
Jim Bankoff, SB Nation
Jim Cooke, Deadspin
Jim Corelis, STATS, LLC
Jim DeLorenzo, Octagon
Jimmy Traina, SI.com
Joanna Lohman, Washington Spirit
Joe Favorito, Knickerbocker PR
Joe Fortenbaugh, National Football Post
John Karalis, RedsArmy.com
John Ness, NBC Local
John Thornton, NFL, Octagon

Jon Greenberg, ESPN Chicago
Jonah Keri, Grantland
Jonathan Casillas, NFL
Jonathan Savage, The Score
Josh Elliott, Good Morning America
Josh Zerkle, Bleacher Report
JR Jackson, JR Sport Brief
Julia Roy, JuliaRoy.com
Julie DiCaro, 670 The Score
Justin Bassett, Sports redditor
Justin Bourne, The Score
Justin Tuck, Giants
Kathleen Hessert, President, Sports Media Challenge
Keith Bulluck, NFL, TSE
Keith Clinkscales, President of Shadow Mediaworks
Keith Rivers, New York Giants
Kelsey McManus, Sports Media Challenge
Ken Fang, Fang’s Bites
Ken Fuchs, VP, SI Digital
Kevin Blackistone, ESPN
Kevin Draper, Deadspin
Kevin Kaduk, Yahoo!
King Kaufman, Bleacher Report
Kyle Bunch, R/GA, BWB
Lang Whitaker, SLAM/GQ/The Classical
Larry Brown, Larry Brown Sports
Laurence Holmes, 670 The Score
Liz Mullen, Sports Business Journal
Luke O’Brien, Deadspin
Mackie Barch, Culta
Maggie Hendricks, USA Today
Mark Pesavento, VP of Content, USA Today Sports Media Group
Matt Osten, The Basketball Jones
Matt Sebek, JoeSportsFan.com
Matt Ufford, SB Nation
Matt Ufford, WithLeather.com
Matthew Cerrone, MetsBlog.com
Maurice Peebles, Complex
Megan Hueter, Women Talk Sports
Melissa Proctor, Atlanta Hawks
Micah Baldwin, Lijit, LearntoDuck.com
Michael Calderon, Big Ten Network
Michael Hall, NESN
Michael Rand, RandBall (Star Tribune)
Michael Schottey, Bleacher Report, Football Insiders
Michael Smith, Co-host of ESPN’s Numbers Never Lie
Michael Tillery, The Starting Five
Michael Tunison, KissingSuzyKolber.com
Michele Steele, Bloomberg
Mike Cole, reddit
Mike Dolan, Athletes Quarterly
Mike Germano, President, Carrot Creative
Mike Kelly, Van Heusen
Mike Tanier, Sports on Earth
Mitch Germann, VP Communications, Sacramento Kings
Molly Knight, ESPN the Magazine

Nat Berman, Uncoached
Pacman Jones, NFL
Patrick Allen, Fansided
Patrick Wixted, New Media Strategies
Paul Fichtenbaum, Managing Editor, SI.com
Pete Vlastelica, Yardbarker; Fox Sports
PFT Commenter, Barstool
Phil Van der Vossen, Gunaxin Sports
Quinn Peterson, SLAM
Rich Gallagher, Taylor
Richard Deitsch, SI
Richard Ting, R/GA
Rick Liebling, Coyne
Rob King, Editor-in-Chief, ESPN.com
Robert Klemko, MMQB
Robert Littal, Black Sports Online
Robin Lehner, Chicago Blackhawks
Ron Glover, The Starting Five
Ron Wechsler, VP Series Production and Development, ESPN
Ryan Duffy, VICE Sports
Ryan Glasspiegel, The Big Lead
Ryan Glasspiegel, The Big Lead
Ryan Riddle, Bleacher Report
Sarah Braesch, BlogHer, Social Media Consultant
Sarah Spain, ESPN
Scoop Jackson, ESPN
Scott Reifert, Chicago White Sox
Scott Warfield, NASCAR
Shaina Weil, Minorities in Sports Business
Shana Renee Stephenson, All Sports Everything
Shawn Smith, XAM Sports
Spencer Hall, EDSBS
Stephanie Stradley, Texans Blogger, Houston Chronicle
Steve Smith, St. Louis Rams
Takeru Kobayashi
Tas Melas, The Basketball Jones
Tim Ryan, The Sports Hernia
Tim Shaw, Tennessee Titans
Tina Cervasio, MSG
TK Gore, CSN Chicago
Todd Lippincott, WhoDeyRevolution.com
Tom Fant, NBA Offseason / Tumblr Sports
Tom Haberstroh , ESPN Insider
Tom Scocca, Deadspin
Tommy Craggs, Deadspin
Trei Brundrett, SB Nation
Trey Kerby, The Basketball Jones
Ty Ahmad-Taylor, FanFeedr
Tyler Tumminia, Senior Vice President, Goldklang Group
Valli Hilaire, The Fast And The Fabulous
Vinsanthe Shiancoe, NFL
Wes Davis, MVP Index
Will Brinson, CBSSports.com
Yussuf Khan, The Shadow League
Zach Harper, CBS Sports
Zack Smith, Taylor