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Michael grew up as a sports fan in the DMV. A former cross country athlete in high school, Mike is a trailblazer and has since dusted the roads with three half marathon finishes including a personal-best 93 minute adventure through D.C. in the Navy-Air Force Half with an eye on 26.2 one day. He's also a sorcerer when it comes to card magic and if you ask him to do one he may or may not fool you.
From northern California, a hockey and Washington Capitals fan for ten years. I try to watch as much hockey as I can during the season and love writing about the sport and sharing my opinions. Advanced stats fan and user.
I am a lifelong Washington Capitals fan, who was speechless when they finally broke through and won the Stanley Cup to become World Champions. I work full time as a Test Engineering Manager, recently I graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering. Roll Tide.
Edward L Ford Jr,Contributor
Past WBAL11 INTERN| #ALLCAPS #HTTR| #OnePursuit|UMGC College Graduate-Communications & Media| Videographer for @BowieBaysox|
I am a life long Dallas Cowboys and Washington Capitals fan. I loved playing hockey, football and rugby. My knees don't like me playing much any more but I still have passion watching my favorite teams play. I find writing about the games brings me closer to the action.
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