The Dope

27579382101_8799ca4230_kBrian Canever is a sports writer and blogger based in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Born to immigrant parents from Argentina and raised outside of Manhattan in the blue collar city of Bayonne, N.J., Brian’s fascination with storytelling was birthed by his grandfather. He earned a master’s degree in communications from the University of Tennessee and bachelor’s degree in Latin American & Latino studies from William Paterson University. He has been published by ESPN, The Knoxville Mercury, and Bleacher Report, among others.

Brian has reported stories on professional cage fighters, Olympians, fraternity boxers, and immigrant soccer players. He also writes short stories.