Eddie Maisonet

Eddie Maisonet

Adjunct Professor


Eddie Maisonet currently serves as a senior editor covering combat sports for ESPN, focusing on live-event coverage, story coordination and managing reporters throughout the year. Eddie is also the former founder and editor emeritus of The Sports Fan Journal, a sports and culture digital publication that focused on developing writers and creatives of color who developed various forms of content focusing on capturing the moments that move sports internet culture. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha, Fraternity Inc., the National Association of Black Journalists and The 100 Black Men of America. He is a native of Lawton, OK. and currently resides in Los Angeles, CA. He is an unabashed Russell Westbrook apologist, a mofongo specialist, owns over 100 hats, and lives by Reggie Jackson’s famous quote, “I am the straw that stirs the drink.”


  • University of San Francisco, MA in Sport Management, 2016
  • Langston University, BA in Organizational Management, 2005

Prior Experience

  • Adjunct Professor in Sport Management, University of San Francisco
  • Senior Editor on Combat Sports, ESPN Digital
  • Social Media Manager on the UFC, Fox Sports
  • Founder and Editor-in-Chief, The Sports Fan Journal

Selected Publications

  • "Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf: Here, gone and quickly forgotten", SB Nation

  • "For Shakyla Hill, quadruple-doubles are great but she wants W’s", The Undefeated

  • "The Miseducation of the 2004 U.S. Men's Olympic Basketball Team", Bleacher Report