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The Dallas Sports Fanatic Team

Ryan Wilson

Ryan Wilson founded Mavs Fanatic (Now Dallas Sports Fanatic) in January of 2012. He had a vision of starting something new and different. A place where fans of the Dallas Mavericks and fans of writing could come and be heard. A blog "Run By Fans For Fans". He is also a fan of the Dallas Cowboys and the Chicago WhiteSox (His hometown team). Mavs Fanatic is now known as Dallas Sports Fanatic, a blog that covers all of the major Dallas pro sports teams.    

Dylan Duell

Lead editor covering the Texas Rangers. Credentialed media member and writer cover the Dallas Mavericks and Texas Legends | Born and raised in Dallas, I received my Bachelor's Degree from the University of North Texas in 2014 after majoring in Radio/TV/Film. I'm a lover of all sports and support every DFW team.

Michael DuPont II

Podcast host and credentialed media member covering Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Wings | Roamed the rapidly growing area of Arlington Texas for the last 25 years. I graduated Texas Tech in 2014 with my Bachelor's degree in Media and Communications and currently obsess over basketball full-time. In my free time, I'm a substitute teacher and also an Uber driver. I've been following the Mavs since Jason, Jimmy and Jamal were young up-and-comers. If you need their last names, please don't ask me.

Robby Lewis

Staff writer covering the Dallas Mavericks | Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. Received my Bachelor of Science in Sport Administration from the University of Cincinnati in 2012. NBA fan in a college basketball city. I've been a MFFL since the Nellie Days.

Nick White

Credentialed media member and photographer covering the Dallas Wings | Born and raised in south Fort Worth, I graduated from Burleson High School in 2008. I have a natural love for Dallas sports teams, especially the Mavs and basketball in general. After working with my family's business for a few years, then Enterprise for a year, I dropped everything to use my 10-plus years of experience in photography to follow my love and passion in the sports field. I'm excited to see where this journey takes me.

Reese Konkle

Staff writer covering the Dallas Mavericks, Texas Legends and TCU basketball | Stephen "Reese" Konkle. 21 years old, currently enrolled at UNT working towards my degree in Digital/print media with a sports certification. Have a passion for basketball, and the Mavericks. Looking to bring Mavs fans a fresh, interesting perspective on the greatest game in the world.

Mike Fraler

Podcast host for the Forgotten Maverick Podcast | Life long Mavs fan, born and raised in Dallas. I've been interested in NBA history for as long as I can remember. I started the "@ForgottenMavs" Instagram account in late 2016 posting pics of some lesser known Mavs, short-tenured Mavs, etc. In October of 2017, the account evolved into the "Forgotten Maverick" podcast where I interview some of the Mavs featured on the account about their NBA career and time in Dallas. It's been a lot of fun and I'm excited to share it with you! #mffl

John Valenti

Staff Writer Covering the Dallas Stars | Information Technology major at GCU | I was born and raised in Texas and am a lifelong Dallas Stars Fan | Currently living in Phoenix, Arizona.

Bo Dauster

Staff writer covering the Dallas Mavericks

Alex Plinck

Staff writer covering the Texas Rangers for Dallas Sports Fanatic | 2014 University of North Texas graduate with a major in Radio, Television, and Film. My baseball memory bank is dominated by the Texas Rangers with the other 29 franchises sprinkled in. In addition, I enjoy NFL Sunday afternoons.

Cristina Vela

Staff writer covering the Dallas Cowboys | I grew up in Dallas and played HS and club soccer. I'm an avid sports fan and can remember going to Super Bowl parties with my parents in the 90s. That's when my love for the Cowboys began. I also happen to share a birthday with Mr. Aikman himself! I have my Master's in Nurse Anesthesia and work locally in the DFW area. I'm passionate about music, art, sports, traveling and my french bulldog, Zoey. I still play soccer and like to stay active.

Corey Douglass

Staff writer covering the Dallas Cowboys | Grew up in Plano, Texas. Graduated from Plano east in 2009, graduated from American broadcasting school in 2011. Big time DFW sports fan. Once went to Shawn Marions pool party the summer the Mavs won the championship.

Trevor Rathbun

Staff writer covering the Dallas Mavericks | I was in Miami when the Mavs won in 2011 and I was in the building to see Dirk's 30K point. I follow the Mavs and NBA religiously, with the Cowboys and Rangers sprinkled in. Outside of sports I like The Office, cooking, and good beer.

The 19th Minute

FC Dallas Podcast, in association with Dallas Sports Fanatic, For The Fans By The Fans. The show where we are Dallas Til' I Die all the time. FC Dallas is our club and we love to talk about them, interview our players, and get ready for the next match.

Darien Clark

Staff writer covering the Texas Rangers and Dallas Mavericks | Jesus Christ follower, husband to Brooke, adventure craver, coffee connoisseur, music devotee, sports fanatic, future journalism graduate from UNT. Just call me an all-around-kinda guy.

Garrett Jones

Staff Writer covering the Texas Rangers for Dallas Sports Fanatic. Current journalism student at the University of Missouri. Christ follower, sports fanatic, easy-going cat who isn't picky.

Alec Cash

Staff Writer covering the Dallas Cowboys. Current college student at University of North Texas at Dallas. Radio broadcaster at Best for Business and remote intern at SPORTalk. Go Cowboys!!

Abe Hernandez

Staff writer for Dallassportsfanatic.com, born and raised in the ever changing yet beautiful 214. Longtime fan of the NBA and the Dallas Mavericks. Husband, father, true student of the game, and future Luka Doncic fanatic.

Darreck Kirby

The Dallas Cowboys & Mavericks Staff Writer for Dallas Sports Fanatic, as well as founder of The Dallas Prospect, "DDP" covers a wide range of sports and pop culture topics. His work can be found here as well as TheDallasProspect.com and The Dallas Prospect YouTube channel.