Meet the Team

Site and Blog Contributors

Joe (Cartright) Cardoso
Founder; Cartright Speaks His Mind
Joe is a complete sports junkie and NBS is his labor of love. He founded NBS to bring sports to fans without the BS and help writers build a name in the business. He believes sports play a big part in kids' lives and is passionate about youth sports.
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Nick Andre
NBA

Nick is a basketball beat writer who has a passion for everything that revolves around the game and uses his experiences as a player in his writing and analysis.

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Steve Atkinson
MLB & NFL
Steve is 25 and is from Taunton, MA. He has a passion for sports and enjoys sports writing and podcasting. His two strong sports are MLB and NFL.
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Jeffrey Barnes
NFL

Jeff was born in the Bronx, NY and currently lives in FL where he is a high school football coach.

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Larry (LBizzy) Bisagni
From the Hive
Larry started his career with WTEM (ESPN Radio) in D.C., produced “Virginia Tech Sports Today” and is currently a producer/director in San Francisco. He's a graduate of the University of San Francisco, and holds a MBA from Babson College with an emphasis in Entrepreneurial Marketing.
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Letisha Brown

Dr. Brown is a Presidential Pathways Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow at Virginia Tech researching the intersection of race, gender, sports, and more.

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Thomas Brown
NFL

Thomas is a huge fan of the Philadelphia Eagles. He essentially eats, sleeps and breathes Eagles past, present, and future.

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Jordan Cardoso
ESports

Jordan is a laid back guy who enjoys music, gaming and hanging out with family and friends. His game of choice is NBA2K, and he has been a fan of the franchise for years.

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Bill Carroll
Featured Writer (Focus: NFL and NCAA Football)
Bill is a published poet, playwright, and military historian and has a long established broadcasting career. He's currently in my fourth decade as a published writer.
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Dominic Choroski
All Sports

Dominic is a Chicago native and graduate of Georgia State University. He was Student Ambassador for ESPN's Keri Potts and has covered events such as the SEC Championship Game and the College Football Awards.

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Ryan Cooley
NFL

Ryan is a communications major at the College of Southern Maryland and one of the biggest football fans you will ever meet. His favorite teams are the Patriots and Redskins.

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Henry Curi
NBA & MLS

Henry is a passionate sports content creator originally from Cochabamba, Bolivia. He grew up a die hard Boston Celtics fan and has immersed himself in the world of sports.

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Zachary Draves

Zachary is an Anti-Violence Educator/Activist in Western Chicago Suburbs. He is a graduate student at Aurora University working on a masters degree in Social Work.

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Allan Erickson
All Sports
Allan graduated from UNC in 2013 with a major in Communications and Management. He is a Wilmington native and loves the Carolina Panthers, Hurricanes, Tar Heels, NFL, NHL, and college basketball.
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Brian Hart
Senior Editor
Born and raised in Ithaca, NY, Brian grew up watching some of the greatest sports teams ever assembled. He loves Football, Baseball, Hockey and MMA. His favorite team has been and always will be the Yankees.
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Morgan Jenkins
Featured Writer

Morgan is a graduate student at the University of Oklahoma. She is a sports blogger who loves collegiate football. During her free time she enjoys watching documentaries on the late Paul “Bear” Bryant. 

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Billy Lewis
All Sports
Billy graduated from Bloomsburg University in May of 2016. He's a passionate fan of the Islanders, Yankees, and Cowboys and is part of the sports team at WABT Pocono 96.7.
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Kevin Lucas
Featured Writer

Kevin Lucas is a young, up and coming sports media personality that loves all things basketball.

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Vinnie Manginelli
PGA

Vinnie is a PGA Professional from the Bronx, NYC. He currently resides in Kingston, NY and is a writer and the Editorial Director at Golf Range Magazine, as well as PGA Magazine.

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Patrick Nahhas
NHL

Patrick was born in Baltimore and raised in Western Pennsylvania. He is a dual Lebanese American citizen and is probably the only Coyotes fan who has no ties to Arizona. 

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Jeff Newholm
NBA & Women’s Sports
Jeff is a UW-Whitewater grad (winter 2013). His first love was d3 college football, but over the last few years he has become a fan of woman’s basketball.
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Julio E. Olmo, Sr.
All Sports
All things sports brought to you by The Voice of One! A mixture of sports history with current events seen through my eyes… Courtesy of Nuts & Bolts Sports.
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Armando (Monte) Perez
Featured Writer
Monte is a graduate of the Connecticut School of Broadcasting. He is known as the Sports Whisperer and is a featured guest on several podcasts across the country.
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Aryanna Prasad
Featured Writer

Aryanna covers the NFL for SeahawkMaven, a Sports Illustrated vertical devoted to Seattle Seahawks coverage. 

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Ashmere Prasad
Featured Writer & Video Host

Born and raised in the Bay Area, Ashmere grew up on sports, sunshine and good vibes. She studied journalism at the University of Oregon and supports all Bay Area teams, especially the Warriors.   

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Keith Richards
All Sports

Keith is an IT Professional by day and a sports junkie by night. He enjoys spending time with this family and speaking sports truth on Twitter and Crossing the Line.

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Mystique Ro
Featured Writer
Mystique Ro graduated from Queens University of Charlotte in 2016 with a bachelors degree in Relational Communications. During her time at Queens, she was a member of the women's track and field team competing as a heptahlete. She now competes for Team USA as a Skeleton athlete.
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Raj Sawhney
NBA

Raj is a fan of basketball and the NBA. His love of the game spans as far back as elementary school, and his experience involves close to 10 years of playing, and four years of coaching. He is a graduate of George Washington University.

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Taylor Summers
NBA

Taylor is an aspiring writer, musician, model and actor from Austin, Texas. He graduated from the University of Texas. He loves the NBA and traveling.

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Jordan Vitkauskas
NBA

Jordan graduated from Bloomsburg University in 2016 with a degree in Mass Communications, and is a passionate follower of all things in the NBA. His favorite team is the Los Angeles Lakers. Jordan also enjoys watching football, college basketball and baseball.

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Sofia Wan
Team: Side Spin

Sofia moved from Maryland to New York City after completing her bachelor degree at the University of Maryland College Park. She is currently the General Manager of Society Billiards + Bar--an upscale billiards club and lounge in the Flatiron District.

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Patrick Waring
Washington, D.C. Sports

Patrick lives in Southern Maryland. His favorite teams are the Georgetown Hoyas (where he is a season ticket holder), Nationals, Redskins and Wizards.

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Marcus (Mook) Washington
Featured Writer

Born and raised in the DMV. Mook coached high school basketball for 11 years and was Caps/Wizards season ticket holder. He loves all sports from boxing to basketball to golf. He is GMU alum and basketball season ticket holder.

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Bully The Line
Sports Betting

Sports betting enthusiast and handicapper for over 10+ years. Providing you the best info to pick winners. Please bet responsibly.

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‘On Air’ Personalities

Carl
The 4th Line
Location: Calgary, AB Facial Hair: Mustache Favorite Team: Colorado Avalanche Favorite Smoked Meat: Brisket
Joel
The 4th Line
Location: Nanaimo, BC Facial Hair: Beard Favorite Team: Toronto Maple Leafs Favorite Smoked Meat: Ribs
Joe (Cartright) Cardoso
Buckets and Dimes & NBS Sports Hour
See above.
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Ryan Cooley
Cooley's Controversial Takes

See above.

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Patrick Hilwig
Buckets and Dimes
Patrick was born and raised in Virginia and currently residing in Southern Maryland. His passion for sports goes back to the days of watching all the tapes of the Redskins that his dad had from the Glory Days of the team.
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Kevin Lucas
Kevoo Bandzz Hoops

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Marcus Marbray
That's What We Said

Marcus is a college student and passionate sports fan. Marcus lives and breathes Carolina Panther football and is a supporter of the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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Jeff Newholm
Nuts And Bolts Association

See above.

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Armando (Monte) Perez
The Full Monte

See above.

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Ashmere Prasad
Moving The Chains With Ashmere

See above.

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Don Proctor
That's What We Said
Don is a product of the DMV that is a sports fanatic especially when it comes to football and basketball. He always has different takes and outlooks on situations.
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Raj Sawhney
Nuts And Bolts Association

See above.

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Taylor Summers
Nuts And Bolts Association

See above.

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Patrick Waring
NBS Sports Hour
See above.
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Support

Steph Perry
Executive Assistant
Steph was born and raised in NC and received a B.S. in Information Technology from UNCW. She's a Panthers girl *dabs* for life!
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Kalindi Cordero
Social Media Manager

Kalindi is a student at The University of Arkansas studying Journalism with a concentration in advertising and public relations. Her specialty is social media content strategy and execution. You can catch her cheering on the Dallas Cowboys and Mavericks!

Victoria Miller
Sales & Partnership Manager

Victoria is a recent graduate from Northwestern State University where she played on the women’s basketball team and majored in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. She loves all things sports and can often be found repping her Dallas teams.

Tavan Smith
Photographer

Tavan works as a Staff Accountant and Freelance Sport Photographer in the DMV. His images have been used by Loudoun Times Mirror and The Washington Spirit. Tavan enjoys capturing all level of sports including high school, collegiate and professional.

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Blaire Buergler
Web Content & Development

Blaire is a Virginia native and a graduate of Virginia Tech. She currently resides in Nashville with her husband, Brian, and their dog-child, Brewski.

 


Want to become a member of our team?
We are always looking for new contributors. If you are a fellow sports junkie with an opinion you want heard and a passion for writing, we’d love to have you on our team. Send us an email and express your interest.