About Us

What the Sports is a publication dedicated to covering the craziest moments that sports has to offer. Through analysis, opinions and humor we hope to bring you fresh takes on the biggest stories.

Staff

Ryan Homler (@RHomler) — Co-Founder, Writer, Producer, Social Media Manager

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Ryan is a co-founder of What the Sports, and works as a writer, podcast host and producer. He hopes to see the site continue to grow and draw interest from all types of sports fans. As a Cubs fan, he still cries when he sees the final out of the World Series.
Kevin Brown (@kevbrown89) — Co-Founder, Writer, Producer

 

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Kevin is from Bear, Delaware and is a graduate from Salesianum in Wilmington, DE. Lover of all sports, Kevin loves to see Philadelphia’s process unfold before our eyes and see the game of lacrosse grow nationwide. He would also like to see Arsenal win a Premier League title sooner rather than later.

Noah Gross (@noah_gross27) — Co-Founder, Writer, Podcast Host, Operations Director

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Noah is a broadcast journalism major at the University of Maryland. Noah is from Cleveland, Ohio, and is a huge fan of all teams from the area. He strongly believes that Lonnie Chisenhall is one of the greatest players ever.

Alex Murphy (@Alex_MurphyUMD) — Writer

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Alex is one of the soccer and occasionally baseball writers on staff. He lives and dies for sports, especially the Tampa Bay Rays, Arsenal FC, and everything University of Maryland. Alex hopes to continue writing more articles for the website and can’t wait to see this idea grow and flourish. In his spare time, he waves towels at Maryland basketball games.

Josh Coggins (@Coggins59) — Writer

Josh is a broadcast journalism and criminal justice double major. He is from Hanover, PA, yes the same place that UTZ Potato Chips and Snyder’s Pretzels are made. When he graduates from Maryland, Josh either wants to work in sports management or go to law school. He has great knowledge on football, baseball and hockey. Josh also works for The Left Bench, where he hosts a podcast about Maryland and DC sports.

Ben Princic (@FrshPrnceBENAIR) — Writer

Ben is from Chagrin Falls, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland.  He graduated from Kenston High School in 2015, and in 2017-2018 will be a junior at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio. He is a die-hard Cleveland sports fan and still follows Ohio State. He played baseball his first two years at Wittenberg, but will now be living the NARP (non-athletic retired person) life.

Joe Malfa (@MalfaJ98) — Podcast host, Writer

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Joe, a journalism major from Elmwood Park, New Jersey, was able to identify the logos of all 122 teams in the four major sports leagues before he knew simple multiplication. He joined his high school newspaper as a freshman, which is when he realized he could combine his passion for sports with his writing and broadcasting skills in order to make a living.

Aside from WTS, Joe broadcasts soccer, basketball, and lacrosse for WMUC Sports, broadcasts baseball for Maryland Baseball Network, serves as a videographer for the football team, contributes to Turn On the Jets (a New York Jets blog), and covers high school recruiting for The Left Bench.

Ben Warco (@Bwarco73) — Writer

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Ben is a journalism major at the University of Maryland in the Philip Merrill College of Journalism. He currently lives in New Jersey and has a passion for all four major professional sports leagues across America. Ben previously covered high school recruits and the Maryland women’s lacrosse team for TheLeftBench.com.

Bryan Jones (@BryanEJones23) — Writer

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Bryan is a multi-platform journalism student at the University of Maryland, College Park. Despite being from the DMV, he is a fan of all Cleveland sports thanks to influence from his parents. Question my fandom, I still own a Brady Quinn jersey and will still root for the Cavs when LeBron leaves in 2018. I am a firm believer in analytics/saber metrics and believe that traits like “heart,” “winner,” and “clutch” do not exist.

Jacob Steinberg (@jacobstein23) — Writer

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Jacob Steinberg is a journalism major from River Vale, New Jersey. He played lacrosse in high school and is an avid New York Sports fan, except for hockey where he cheers for the Devils. Jacob joined What the Sports because being able to write and discuss sports has always peaked his interest.

Dominic Gugliotta (@DomGoogs)

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Dominic is a journalism major at the University of Maryland and hopes to become a broadcast journalism major at the Merrill College of Journalism.  He loves watching all sports including even though his Philadelphia teams continue to disappoint him.

Ben Fischer (@TheBiggestFisch) — Writer

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Ben is a journalism major from Newton, MA at The University of Maryland. Ben loves all sports, but baseball above all. His dream is to see all four Boston sports teams win a championship during his lifetime. His dream has come true.

Hannah Fields (@fields__hannah) — Writer, Editor

Hannah is a multiplatform journalism major from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. She loves reporting on football, basketball and soccer. In addition to What the Sportsshe is on staff for The Left Bench as a recruiting writer and writes for WMUC Sports. Hannah also is involved in several clubs and service groups on camp

Mia Salenetri (@miasalenetri) — Graphic Designer

Mia Salenetri is a broadcast journalism & government and politics double major at UMD. She’s from central New Jersey and a Giants fan at heart, but isn’t exactly proud of that right now. She doesn’t know much about sports but she’s pretty good at Photoshop.

Adam Dreyfuss (@dreyfuss_adam) – Writer, Social Media Assistant

Adam is a student at the University of Maryland in the Phillip Merill School of Journalism. He is originally from Atlanta, Georgia, but spent the large majority of his childhood living in North Carolina. He considers himself an unlucky fan of “mediocrity” as he supports the Atlanta Hawks, Pittsburgh Pirates, Los Angeles Rams, and Arsenal FC.

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