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Michael Briggs
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Attended Michigan State University
Lives in Princeton, NJ
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Get ready for the start of the college football season with my Big Ten East division preview #B1GFootball #BigTen +Sidelines   
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#MichiganState Football: Best-case/worst-case scenarios for the #Spartans in 2015 +FanSided #B1GFootball  
Fresh off consecutive top five national finishes, Michigan State enters the 2015-16 season with national championship aspirations. The Michigan State Spartans are on the verge of greatness, but can they capture it? Head coach Mark Dantonio has molded MSU into one of the top programs in the nation, but the Spartans are still chasing the respect they deserve. […]
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#BigTen football: Major opportunity lies ahead for bragging rights in 2015 season #B1G #CollegeFootballPreview +Fueled By Sports    
The 2014 Big Ten season was one of the best in recent memory, but the conference still has some work to do before it can be crowned college football's king.
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Lions, Bucs swap TE Tim Wright, K Kyle Brindza: Why both players have better shots at making roster with their new teams
Wright is a big, red-zone target with 11 touchdowns in his first two NFL seasons.
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Carlos Boozer willing to start #NBA season as free-agent in order to land with playoff team
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Eastern Conference execs believe Tristan Thompson will head north to Toronto if he's a FA next summer #Raptors  
Thompson reportedy rejected a five-year, $80 million contract extension from the Cavs this summer.
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#RutgersFootball in wrong hands with Kyle Flood, Julie Hermann 
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Rutgers needs to do what's right and bring in a new athletics regime that won't sacrifice integrity for money and victories.
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#Bills discussing possibility of cutting Matt Cassel; team would free up $4 million in cap space w/ move #NFLRumors
Cassel was in the mix to be the team's starting quarterback, but may be expendable now due to his $4 million cap hit for 2015.
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Best-case/worst-case scenarios for #Rutgers football in 2015
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Rutgers football faces a crucial year for program growth in its second Big Ten season. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights defied expectations in 2014, beating the likes of Washington State, Michigan, Maryland and North Carolina on the road to an 8-5 record. The solid showing was as important as any in recent history for the Knights, as it […]
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Greg Schiano unlikely to accept Illinois head coaching job
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Former Rutgers and Tampa Bay Bucs head coach Greg Schiano has been rumored as a candidate for the open Illinois job.
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Craig Kimbrel claimed on waivers by unknown team, but #Padres don't plan on trading him #MLBTradeRumors
Kimbrel has pitched much better since the mid-May, converting 26 saves in 27 attempts.
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#Cubs acquire vet Rodney from Mariners to shore up bullpen
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The former All-Star played under Cubs head coach Joe Maddon in Tampa Bay.
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Reporting and Interviewing, AP Style, Copy Editing, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Management, MS Office and Wordpress, Basic Photoshop
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  • Freelance Writer
    2012 - present
    I currently contribute to Design & Trend, Sports from the Basement and Page 2 Sports. I'm also a senior writer for Sidelines, a content marketing platform. My work has also been published in Bleacher Report, RantSports, Thrillist, LiveStrong.com and The State News, among others.
  • Design & Trend
    Staff Writer, 2013 - present
  • New York Daily News
    Intern, 2011 - 2011
  • Princeton Packet
    Sports Department Intern, 2010 - 2010
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Princeton, NJ
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East Lansing, MI
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I currently contribute to Design & Trend, Sports From The Basement, Page 2 Sports, FanSided's Saturday Blitz and Sidelines, a content marketing platform.
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  • Michigan State University
    Journalism, 2008 - 2012
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