It’s simple, really.
We love sports. We love food. All washed down with a cold one (or six). SportsandFood.com is about the intersection of sports and food, two of life’s greatest passions. Bookmark S&F for news, exclusive features, sports bar reviews and more. We’re here to have a good time, so grab a seat at the bar and stay awhile. First round’s on us.
The S&F Team
Mike has worked at ESPN, The Sports Network and is currently working for MLB.com in New York City. Most of his time outside of work is occupied by music. From DJing, helping other artists to producing, music is one of Mike’s true passions. Staying loyal to his hometown, he will support all Philadelphia sports teams until his last breath. Favorite foods: Italian, Thai, and a good Bloody Mary never hurts.
Sunny has been an online editor and journalist for 10 years. His professional stops include FOXSports.com, ESPN.com, msnbc.com and AOL FanHouse. He also interned at Sports Illustrated and the Modesto Bee. Born and raised in Seattle, Sunny dearly misses his SuperSonics. Favorite foods: Indian lunch buffets, pizza, beer.
Cody is an entrepreneur, developer, strategist, banged up ex-football walk-on, retired body builder and former journalist born and raised in South Florida. He currently splits his time between his hometown of Stuart, Fla., and Los Angeles. Cody founded Gunner Technology, a highly sought after digital agency, specializing in helping companies maximize profits through custom web development, technology efficiencies, social media strategy and search engine marketing. Favorite foods: Pizza, coffee and anything hot enough to make him cry.
Adam Gretz is a freelance writer based out of Pittsburgh. Along with writing for AOL FanHouse for over two years, he has also made appearances on the Scout.com network for Steel City Insider and has also done work for the Herald-Standard. He contributed to the 2006 Pro Football Prospectus and is one of four founding writers of Steelerslounge.com, a website dedicated to covering the Pittsburgh Steelers. Favorite foods: chicken parmigiana and Penn Pilsner.
Mark Hasty is a freelance writer whose work has appeared on AOL FanHouse, The Truth About Cars and Blogcritics. He is currently the lead writer for BiggerTen.com. An Iowa native, he has lived in Big Ten country his entire life and currently calls rural Wisconsin home. He roots for the Iowa Hawkeyes, Minnesota Twins and for some reason, the Ottawa Senators. Favorite foods: Grilled chicken, waffles, any sort of pizza.
Vince is a sports professional living in South Florida. A Connecticut native, he migrated to Ft. Lauderdale after graduating from the University of Miami. Passionate about football and lacrosse, he is in constant search for the next, great adventure along with the perfect sandwich and ultimate tailgate party. Favorite foods: pizza, BBQ, the Wafels & Dinges truck in NYC and Magic Hat #9.
Maria is one woman band who produces, shoots, edits, and reports. Maria has a passion for telling stories through images, words and sounds. You can catch her work at NewYorkPost.com, Brooklyn Independent TV and her blog Frustrated Journalist. Her news pieces have been picked up by the Huffington Post and the Wall Street Journal.
Chris attended Middlebury College in Vermont, where he commented on basketball, football, hockey and lacrosse games for radio broadcasts. From there, he landed a job at AOL FanHouse. He is currently a producer for SI.com in New York. Born and raised a D.C. sports fan, Chris’ unwavering love for the Redskins has endured over a decade and a half of mediocrity.