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Welcome to Empire Writes Back, the NY news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Empire Writes Back is dedicated to providing top-notch NY Sports news, views and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

Editorial Staff

Gustavo Braga, editor

Gustavo Braga is an economics major turned journalist that lives and loves sports. Knicks / Giants fan, he writes on the NBA and Soccer. Currently an editor of Empire Writes Back, the New York sports blog of the Fansided Network.

Pat Zazzarino, Staff Writer

I'm a 22-year-old New York sports fan and currently a senior at Kutztown University, where I am the Copy Editor and Assistant Sports Editor of our school's newspaper, The Keystone.

Brian Sausa, Staff Writer

Brian Sausa is a Queens, New York native with a lifelong passion for sports and consistently follows almost every major sport. An aspiring journalist, Sausa has a degree in journalism from the University at Albany and attempts to bring a level-headed approach that sometimes escapes us as die hard fans of sports teams.

Cory Metz, Staff Writer

My name is Cory Metz. I am a big New York Giants, New York Mets, Brooklyn Nets, and New Jersey Devils fan. I like my writing to be funny, yet still have a strong point for the reader to grasp. In the end, I just want to make my readers think from a different perspective. You may agree or disagree with my perspective either way, I am just glad I got you to start thinking.

Kyle Nuss, Staff Writer

Kyle Nuss joined Empire Writes Back in Feb. 2014 and as well currently a writer/manager for All Hail Sports Blog. Kyle loves sports and is a big fan of the Jets, Yankees, Rangers, and Syracuse.

James McDermott, editor

James McDermott is a life-long Islanders, Mets, Giants and Knicks fan. He earned a bachelor's degree in English from The State University of New York, University at Albany. In addition to his work at EmpireWritesBack.com, he is also a co-creator, editor and writer for IslandersFanForum.com.

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