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.


2012 MLB Draft: Cardinals Come To Terms With 27 Draft Picks

With the 2012 MLB draft recently coming to an end, the St. Louis Cardinals made quick work locking up some of their top draft picks. The Cardinals announced that they came to terms with 27 of their...

Preakness Results 2012: I'll Have Another Wins Preakness In Thrilling Fashion

Update: Full Preakness results are here. Following the 2012 Kentucky Derby, there was a belief that despite finishing in second, Bodemeister might have been the best horse. Heading down the...

The Players Championship 2012 Leaderboard Update: Kuchar Holds On For Win

While many of the golfers in contention for the 2012 Players Championship experienced numerous highs-and-lows throughout the tournament, Matt Kuchar played consistently excellent golf over four...

Cardinals Vs. Braves Score Update: Cardinals Can't Avoid Sweep

The St. Louis Cardinals entered their series against the Atlanta Braves having won five straight and playing excellent baseball. However, the Cardinals seemed to hit a funk against the Braves, as...

2012 Players Championship Leaderboard Update: Na Leads Heading Into Sunday

The final round of the 2012 Players Championship promises to be enticing, as Kevin Na holds the lead at -12 heading into Sunday. However, eight golfers sit within six strokes, with Matt Kuchar...

Players Championship 2012 Leaderboard Update: Rickie Fowler Makes Push

While most of the guys at the top of the leaderboard have yet to tee off, there have still been plenty of developments at the 2012 Players Championship. Rickie Fowler has grabbed most of the...

Kings Vs. Blues, 2012 NHL Playoffs Score Update: Blues Swept By Kings

Despite a season which saw the St. Louis Blues defy expectations, this 2011/2012 campaign may be remembered for the disappointing manner in which it ended. With their offense struggles continuing,...

Cardinals Vs. Astros Score Update: St. Louis Avoids Sweep With 8-1 Win

After dropping the first two games of their series against the Houston Astros, the St. Louis Cardinals came out Sunday afternoon and jumped out to an early lead in their 8-1 win. The Cardinals...

Kentucky Derby 2012: I'll Have Another Closes Fast To Begin Quest For Triple Crown

The quest for the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978 is officially underway, as I'll Have Another put on a late charge to pass Bodemeister and win The Kentucky Derby. I'll Have...

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