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Gur Samuel
Editor-in-Chief

Gur is the Editor-in-Chief of RealSport. He’s an occasional NFL contributor on CNN and writer for SB Nation. Gur has also written for, and appeared on, various national and international online, print and broadcast media, including the BBC, the Mail Online, Yahoo!, ABC, CBS and NBC.

 

Oli Stein
Football Editor

Oli is the football Editor of RealSport and has been since September 2016 following his graduation from the University of Bristol with a degree in History. Oli is a passionate football fan with a particular focus on the Premier League and has been a season ticket holder at Tottenham for 11 years. Oli also has an interest in American football and is a defensive end for the Hertfordshire Cheetahs.

Toby Durant
NFL and MLB Editor

Toby is the current NFL and MLB Editor but also contributes across the site in the wrestling, F1, and football sections among others. Sport has been a life-long passion for Toby, he has also contributed to SB Nation and interviewed several personalities throughout the sporting world.

 

Nicholas Patches Chances
Wrestling Editor

Patches Chance is the wrestling Editor. He majored in English Literature while attending the University of Houston. A fan of the industry for over fifteen years, he has studied wrestling’s history extensively to better understand every aspect of the sport.

 

 

Nick Brown
Formula 1 Editor

Nick is the F1 Editor for RealSport. A lifelong Burnley F.C. fan, Nick became thoroughly engrossed in Formula 1 after witnessing the titanic battles that played out between Mika Hakkinen and Michael Schumacher at the turn of the century. He now lives in Liverpool and hopes to see his favourite team, McLaren, back on top one day.

 

 

Daniel Lang
Cricket and Rugby League Editor

A writer first and foremost, Daniel is rugby league and cricket Editor for RealSport while also branching out and covering other sports as he feels the need. A podcaster and radio host as well, Daniel loves to digest as much of the sporting world as possible and churn out some unique and interesting takes.

 

 

Sudi Chandrasekharan
AFL Editor

Sudi is RealSport’s Aussie rules Editor, and a passionate Hawthorn supporter. He is a big advocate for more fan-based writing in sport, and works with his team of dedicated writers to bring quality analysis and opinion to AFL fans across the globe. Sudi is also currently working on creating weekly AFL podcasts, so stay tuned!

 

 

Rebecca Rennie
College Football Editor

Rebecca is the college football Editor for RealSport, as well as for various other sports including the CFL, cycling and golf.  As a writer, she specializes in NFL Draft analysis and college player scouting, along with general college football coverage and occasional contributor to the NFL section.

 

 

Ezekiel Carsella
CS:GO Editor

Ezekiel Carsella is the CS:GO Editor here at RealSport and is heavily invested in esports and traditional sports. Ezekiel is pursuing a marketing degree at the College of Charleston and looking forward to taking long walks on the beach when he’s not cheering for one of his many favorite teams.

 

 

Lewis Watson
Boxing Editor

Lewis is the boxing Editor at RealSport. Growing up in the 90’s, Lennox Lewis, Mike Tyson and Oscar De La Hoya helped him fall in love with the “Sweet Science” at an early age. Lewis’ sporting passion ranges far and wide, writing about all things darts, tennis and football for Betfair and BetVictor – always keeping half an eye on the best bet to be had.

 

 

Wojciech Galon
NBA Editor

RealSport’s NBA Editor, Wojciech has over 10 years’ experience covering a smorgasbord of sports across the world. Some of the events Wojciech has covered on site include the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, the Australian Open and the US Open golf event in Wisconsin. As well as basketball, Wojciech is also a passionate golf, football and NFL fan, and dabbles in a host of other sports, too.

 

 

Brandon Ridgley
League of Legends Editor

Brandon is the League of Legends Editor for RealSport. He’s an SPJ Mark of Excellence award-winning writer, editor, and journalist. He’s also the Opinion Editor for tri-weekly Morgantown newspaper The Daily Athenaeum, Lead Writer for Larkon Studio (and its Steam release Legends of Ellaria), and a frequent contributor to What Now Magazine along with various publishings across the web. Brandon is a senior English major with a journalism minor at West Virginia University.

 

Jim Smith
Tennis Editor

Jim Smith is RealSport’s tennis Editor. Originally from Hertfordshire, Jim currently studies history at the University of Warwick. Drawn to the sport by such players as Guillermo Coria and Tim Henman, Jim is a voracious watcher of tennis from Grand Slams to 250 tournaments. Outside of Tennis, Jim is a huge fan of Tottenham Hotspur, the Dallas Mavericks and the Carolina Panthers.

 

William Grigsby
NHL Editor

Bill is the RealSport NHL Editor. Growing up in Chicago but now residing in Arizona, Bill is an avid NHL fan, following the sport most of his life. Bill has previously worked as a writer and editor for FanSided, writing about the Arizona Coyotes. Bill also wrote for Vavel, covering the Coyotes as part of the on-location press pool at the team’s facilities.

 

Jake Nichols
MMA Editor

Jake is RealSport’s MMA Editor. After graduating with a degree in Economics, Jake now utilises his statistical expertise to analyse sport and provide insights to readers from all around the world. Jake is a long-time writer for Moneyball Daily Fantasy Sports and Sports Betting Online. He is a dedicated student of mixed martial arts and continues to enhance his knowledge so that he can bring you high-level analysis of the sport.