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Meet the Team

Michael Marzzacco,Contributor

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.

CJ Witt,Contributor

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.

Benjamin Little,Contributor

Washington Capitals lover from Muskoka, ON. Finished 4th in Shot Put at 6th Grade Track and Field. Love a good movie, hate a bad movie. Age 20. 5'9-6'3.

Edward L Ford Jr,Contributor

Past WBAL11 INTERN| #ALLCAPS #HTTR| #OnePursuit|UMGC College Graduate-Communications & Media| Videographer for @BowieBaysox|

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