How to Become a Sports Writer

I am going to start a series of articles that talk about some of the steps that I am currently taking to break into the sports media business. With no formal training in writing, hell I don’t even have a college degree at all. Armed only with my ambition, and a relentless attitude to get me there. I am well on my way, but I wanted to share this part of the journey with my readers as well. The Blog The first thing you have to do is start your blog. This is where most of my sports enthusiast friends get lost. I promise it is not that hard.  Luckily for me,  my wife is co-owner in a web hosting company, but when I started my blog, I didn’t get any help from their staff. I didn’t even ask for a discount. I went to hostboogie.com, and I tried for days to come up with a name and domain that worked.

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The time I hiked Havasupai…

Havasupai is one of the most beautiful places on earth and making the journey is really one of the most inspiring accomplishments a person a make. So here is the story of the time my wife, her cousin, her cousin’s husband and I made the trip. We were hanging out at a family party and my wife’s cousin, we will call her E, mentioned that she booked reservations to make the trip for husband’s birthday. She booked it for four people and they were going to go with her brother and her dad. I had seen pictures and always wanted to make the call for reservations, but never took that step. As soon as I heard E had made the call I instantly was jealous and asked if My wife and I could join in. It took a few weeks and few texts to remind E to ask, but we were in. S, my wife, and I were super excited

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Welcome to The Long Ball

Who am I and what the hell are you reading? I only know the answer to one of those questions right now, so I will start there. I am 32. I am a husband of 12 years, father of two, 11 year old daughter and 5 year old son. I never finished college, but I am employed in middle management at a big brokerage firm. I work out at a fancy high end gym, but I am still a little over weight. I play in a 30 and over basketball league and my team sucks. I coached some Basketball when I was younger with a little success and served in the Air Force for 4 years. I joined the military to travel the world and they sent me 300 miles up the road (Phoenix to Vegas). In high school, I was a letterman in football, basketball and tennis. I received a golden music letter for my four years in choir and

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