Latest News NFL: The Houston Texans sign quarterback Brock Osweiler and running back Lamar Miller during the 2016 NFL Free Agency Period. NHL: Colorado Avalanche left winger Gabriel Landeskog suspended 3 games for cross checking Anaheim Ducks defenseman Simon Depres. NBA: Memphis Grizzlies waive backup point guard Mario Chalmers. MLB: The Chicago White Sox turn a 7-6-3 triple play VS the Kansas City Royals. MLS: Philadelphia Union defensive midfielder Maurice Edu is expected to miss 3-4 months as he is recovering from a stress fracture in his leg. OHL: Sarnia Sting defenseman Jakob Chychrun ruled out versus Windsor Spitfires thanks to a flu illness. Chychrun is the top defenseman in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

Our Staff

Chris Ransom

Chris Ransom is the creator/Editor In Chief. He posts mock drafts, season previews, and writes code for the site.

Lisa Donovan

One of the three original writers from 2013 on the staff. She started out managing the NBA and WNBA pages before moving to the NHL. She's also a staff recruiter for Draft Utopia.

Oren Shiri

Oren Shiri is the Director of Digital Marketing for Draft Utopia. He graduated from the University of Colorado. He specializes in NFL and NFL Draft year round.

Morgan Epstein

Morgan Epstein is a marketing major from Ohio State. Morgan plans on being our Insider reporting any breaking news and rumors in the world of sports for the NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB, and MLS.

Jesse Lucas

Jesse is one of our senior staff writers. He specializes with NFL and NBA Content.

Tanya Holmes

Tanya Holmes graduated from Syracuse. She posts NFL content and works in Public Relations at Draft Utopia.

Brian Thornsburg

Brian is one of our senior staff writers. He specializes with NASCAR, Wrestling, and NFL content.

Brian Bayless

Brian Bayless graduated from Rutgers with a major in Sport Management. Bayless posts NFL and NBA content.

Misty Gardner

Misty Gardner was an athletic trainer at Rutgers. She will report on injuries that have occurred in Sports.

Jason Bantle

Jason Bantle is our Fantasy Football expert. He also does NFL Predictions and mock drafts at Draft Utopia.

NFL Writers

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    Tony Mario

    Tony Mario writes 2016 NFL Mock Drafts for Draft Utopia. He also does NFL Power Ranking for Draft Utopia.

NHL Writers

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    Grace Mothersole

    Grace Mothersole was an original writer with Draft Utopia. Grace managed the Hockey part of our site when she was one of our first writers. She will graduate from Boston College this year. After completing an internship with the Boston Bruins, she came back to be a United States Hockey League Writer who will write about the USHL. Grace got promoted after her first USHL piece and is now helping Lisa Donovan cover NHL games after filling in for her and doing a good job. Grace also wants to cover softball for some point on Draft Evolution at some point in the near future. Besides being a sports writer, Grace also has experience as a yoga instructor at LA Fitness.

NBA Writers

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    Dax Ember

    Dax Ember served as an intern at Draft Express before joining Draft Utopia. Draft Utopia saw a lot of potential in Ember and decided to add him on as a result. Ember will cover the NBA D League at Draft Utopia.

MLB Writers

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    Emily Rosario

    Emily Rosario graduated from Florida with a major in journalism. Rosario has previous writing experience at Bleacher Report as an MLB writer for the Miami Marlins and she also did an internship with the Tampa Bay Rays before that. Rosario will write about the MLB full time full time at Draft Utopia while editing and promoting content from our AAA writer Samantha Myles and AA writer Emma Norton.

MLS Writers

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    Nicole Drummond

    Nicole Drummond majored in photography at Fordham and did an internship with USA Today as a junior. She was also a member of Fordham's Women's soccer team. Drummond will manage our MLS team pages in the near future and we will add some Women's Soccer to our site if she does well enough with the MLS. Nicole loves to root for New York City F.C., take walks in Central Park, and enjoys collecting paintings.

NASCAR Writers

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    Bobby Checkerfield

    Bobby Checkerfield plans on covering NASCAR with us at Draft Utopia. Checkerfield will assist with NASCAR content.

Wrestling Writers

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    Hunter Wyatt

    Hunter Wyatt is the newest member of Draft Utopia. Wyatt previously wrote upcoming wrestling matchups for WWE.

HS Football Writers

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    Jason Ritter

    Jason Ritter runs the High School Football page on Draft Utopia. He covers everything from WPIAL to National Rankings.

HS Basketball Writers

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    Kyle Taylor

    Kyle Taylor runs the High School Basketball content for our site. He also assists with High School Football Content.

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