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.


Brett Myers Update: Veteran Pitcher Excited For Chicago

With the chance to go from a struggling team to a potential playoff squad, Brett Myers has every right to be excited about his trade to the Chicago White Sox. Myers, who was dealt for pitchers Matt...

White Sox Roster Update: Chicago Acquires Brett Myers

With an AL Central division title a realistic possibility heading toward the trade deadline, the Chicago White Sox are doing all they can to make the push for the playoffs. The White Sox took the...

Gavin Floyd Injury: Pitcher Set To Return On Monday

After receiving the good news that Jesse Crain would return to the bullpen this weekend, the White Sox received another boost to their pitching staff, as Scott Merkin of reports that Gavin...

British Open 2012: Adam Scott Holds Lead Heading Into Sunday

Heading into the final round of the 2012 British Open, Adam Scott possesses a four-stroke lead over the rest of the field. Scott has long been considered one of the best young talents in golf, and...

White Sox Roster Update: Jesse Crain Set To Return

Prior to a shoulder strain in mid-June, Jesse Crain was having a tremendous season coming out of the bullpen for the Chicago White Sox. Crain, who hasn't pitched since June 16, will make his return...

Cubs Vs. Astros Score Update: Chicago Secures Sweep With 3-0 Win

All the Chicago Cubs needed to pull off their second sweep of the season was a visit from the struggling Houston Astros. The Cubs pitching once again had the Astros on their heels, as they picked...

White Sox Vs. Yankees Score Update: Chicago Drops Series-Finale

After opening their series against the New York Yankees with an offensive barrage, the Chicago White Sox struggled to find their offensive groove. Following a shutout loss on Saturday, the White...

2012 MLB All-Star Game: Jake Peavy Selected As Final Vote Candidate

While the Chicago White Sox will be represented in the 2012 MLB All-Star Game by Paul Konerko, Chris Sale and Adam Dunn, there is a chance that another member of the team could be selected. Jake...

Cubs Vs. Astros Score Update: Rizzo Home Run Gives Chicago Win

With the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros out of any postseason contention at this point, the youth movement for both teams will be key. The Cubs received a huge boost from one of their top young...

Chicago Bulls Free Agency 2012: Omer Asik Highlights Free Agent Group

The Chicago Bulls Face Some Tough Decisions When Free Agency Begins On July 1

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