The Sporting Blog has, to date, published over 100 writers, including aspiring journalists, historians and well-known sports writers.
Currently, over 350,000 people a month read our articles, which is kind of mind-boggling. They read about the sports you know and love, and some slightly more obscure offerings.
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It takes a lot of people to keep the world’s best sports blog ticking over, and we owe everything to our writers.
Below are a few of our team of writers (did we mention we have published over 100 writers?) and links to their work on The Sporting Blog.
We also compile listicles and articles using a whole bunch of different writers on our books, many who do the research and some who put the pieces together, including most of the list below!
Oli founded The Sporting Blog in 2017, very much as something to while away the time at weekends.
During 2020 he started taking it a bit more seriously and here we are today with millions of readers and a fast-growing YouTube channel.
Oli has been involved in sports for all of his life.
He has played competitive tennis, rackets and real tennis all over the world and was previously CMO of Racing League, the world’s first professional horse racing league.
He is also the UK MD of Funderbeam, and a Trustee of A Stroke of Luck, a charity dedicated to helping stroke survivors recover.
Read about Oli’s goals for The Sporting Blog.
Eleanor joined us in 2022 and has been a vital part of the team ever since. Pretty much all of our content goes through Eleanor, who also runs her own blog, Not So Modern Girl.
The latest addition to our team is Binoy, who along with his team looks after much of the Sporting Blog’s social activity. It’s time to take on our next challenge; the algorithms of Facebook and Pinterest!
Norman L. Macht is the author of 40 non-fiction books, many on Baseball.
The latest ‘They Played the Game: Memories from 47 Major Leaguers’ (University of Nebraska Press, 2019), and one novel, an e-book called Timing.
He saw his first baseball game at the Polo Grounds in New York in 1936. His life span covers 75% of the history of the American League.
A graduate of the University of Chicago, he has been a minor league general manager and freelance writer. He currently lives in Ramona, California, with his wife, Sherie.
Matt is a sports anchor with CBS in the Bay area. Matt has covered Super Bowls, Final Fours, all four professional sports, college athletics, and community sports.
Matt graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and has worked for outlets like ABC News, Fox Sports Arizona, The Athletic, and many more!
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Crippy Cooke is a sports journalist who has written for ITV Football, Huffington Post, Bleacher Report, Independent, Daily Mail and the Daily Telegraph among others.
He loves to debunk transfer rumours and loves to write pieces about players we haven’t heard from in a while.
Drew Farmer is a sports, travel, and leisure content writer and journalist. A Mass Media graduate of Missouri State University in the United States, Drew spent his post-university years travelling and teaching English as a second language.
In 2013, after living in such diverse locations as South Korea, Hungary, and Qatar, Drew settled in northwest England.
Drew works as a full-time writer with a focus on football (soccer).
He has been a sports fan his entire life and supports a wide range of teams in various sports from Liverpool Football Club and the New York Mets to the Edmonton Oilers and Cincinnati Bengals.
Peter Kenny-Jones has had over 100 published articles including pieces for clubs such as Liverpool, Fulham, Watford, Huddersfield Town, Sheffield Wednesday, Port Vale, Southend United, Morecambe and Macclesfield Town.
He has also done some sub-editing for a couple of fanzines he has previously written for.
This has all come since graduating with my MA in History, specialising in football history on Merseyside during the1960’s, in January 2018. He has also appeared on both TV (TRT World) and Radio (Times Radio).
Josh is an MA Sports Journalism graduate. He is passionate about Sheffield Wednesday, Liam Gallagher and writing about himself in 3rd person.
Miloš Vujičić is an ex-professional basketball player from Serbia.
After a short basketball career, he focused his life on medicine and sports writing. His main writing focus is European and NBA basketball.
Tim Ellis is a freelance sports writer on football, cricket, and tennis and likes a listicle or ten.
And an opinion or two.
He has been published in Forbes, FourFourTwo, Wisden.com and others, check out his portfolio on Muckrack.
His articles often look back at sports history, reviving nostalgic stories of teams and players from past seasons.
If you love stats as much as Ross does, his articles are littered with tidbits of information you can take, run with and then show off your newfound knowledge to your mates.
Aleksandra is a freelance writer with over 8+ years of experience in creative and content writing.
Writing is her passion, and her work across multiple disciplines broadly addresses various aspects of specific subjects.
A fresh Sports Journalism graduate, with a passion for sport, especially football.
European Football is his speciality, as he keeps track of many leagues, but the team he supports is Liverpool FC.
Up and coming football writer, long-suffering Watford FC fan, occasional ranter and lover of all things football - apart from VAR!
Daniel Cullinane has over 30 years of experience playing and coaching Rugby Union.
He regularly writes articles and Rugby related content for sports websites.
In June 2017, Oli Harris launched The Sporting Blog, looking to explore stories and interview people involved in sports, both amateur and professional. Since the early days, we have added over sports journalists from all sports from Football to NBA, Kabaddi to NFL.
In June 2020 we launched our Podcast and also started breaking our own weekly records for reader numbers. We now have plans to make The Sporting Blog the best non-news sports site on the Internet. A lofty goal, but there is no point aiming low.
In 2023 we surpassed the 2 million yearly user mark and finally got busy with our YouTube Channel.
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