Max Mandel

Newsdesk contributor

After graduating from Gonzaga University in 2009, Max Mandel has worked in the athletic world, while maintaining his role as a writer for Slipper Still Fits, the Gonzaga University athletics blog on SB Nation. Just months after graduating, Mandel started working for the Portland Trail Blazers as the Sports Reporter Intern. This position allowed him to provide game previews and recaps for the official website of the Trail Blazers, while also contributing to the fansite and message board community. Following that internship, Mandel spent a year at the America East Conference as the Marketing and New Media Intern, where he helped develop the social media and video production for America East. He currently works and resides in Portland, OR. Favorite Teams: Minnesota Timberwolves, St. Louis Rams, Gonzaga Bulldogs, Stanford Cardinal.


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While the Chicago Cubs are firmly out of playoff contention this season, that doesn't mean that they can't impact the playoff race in the highly-competitive NL Central Division. With Anthony...

Notre Dame Football Recruiting: Irish Land RB Commit

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Men's 400M Result: Conor Dwyer Finishes 5th

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Devin Hester Update: WR Will Continue To Return Kicks

Throughout his career, Devin Hester has electrified the NFL as one of the elite kick returners in the history of the league. With elite speed and vision, Hester is a threat to return any kick for a...

2012 NBA Summer League: Bulls Blown Out By Milwaukee

In the final day of the always interesting NBA Summer League season, the Chicago Bulls looked like they were ready to leave Las Vegas, as they were blown out in a 113-68 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks....

Matt Garza Injury Update: Cubs Hopeful Pitcher Will Avoid DL

With the Chicago Cubs out of the playoff hunt, there is little doubt that they will be "sellers" as the trade deadline approaches. One of the assets at their disposal is Matt Garza, who was forced...

Cubs Vs. Cardinals Score Update: Chicago Swept By St. Louis

Heading into their series with the St. Louis Cardinals, the Chicago Cubs were playing some of their best baseball of the season. The Cubs had won 5 out of 6 since the All-Star break, but completely...

White Sox Vs. Tigers Score Update: Chicago Falls 7-1

After a flurry of roster moves to bolster the team before the game, the Chicago White Sox came out and delivered a flat performance in a 7-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers. With the loss, the White Sox...

British Open 2012: Tee Times And Pairings For Sunday

The schedule and pairings for the final round of the British Open have been released. The final pairing of the day will feature Adam Scott, who leads at 11-under, and Graeme McDowell. McDowell...

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