Rutgers.Scout.com Welcomes Staff Additions

Rutgers.Scout.com, the online source for Rutgers sports information on the Scout.com network, has made three significant additions to its staff. "Our primary objective is to continue to provide Rutgers enthusiasts with the best product available and these additions certainly go a long way in helping Mike & The Big Dog's take the next step forward," stated Donald "Big Dog" Forbes, publisher of Rutgers.Scout.com.

Mike Sullivan, formerly the National Editor of Scout.com's competition and one of the most recognized names in basketball recruiting has joined Mike & The Big Dog's as the leading basketball writer on staff. 

Sullivan has covered college basketball recruiting for The Sporting News, was the publisher of rivalshoops.com, a website dedicated to high school and college basketball news and recruiting information, in addition to spending a year at ESPN working for the all sports television network's college basketball show.  Sullivan also contributed columns for ESPN.com and made appearances on ESPN radio. 

Additionally, Mike Sullivan is also a voting member  for both the McDonald's All American game and Parade Magazine.

"We are very pleased and honored to be adding someone of the level and character of Mike Sullivan, whose name is widely recognized across this entire country in basketball circles.  The addition of Mike Sullivan to Mike & The Big Dog's will serve a tremendous benefit for Rutgers basketball fans near and far," stated Forbes.

Andrew Bone, currently with Scout.com's 'BamaMag.com will also be joining Mike & The Big Dog's as a football staff writer.  Bone has been with Scout.com since 2003 and has helped make the Alabama-Scout site one of the most successful websites in the south-east.  Having published greater than 400 stories for 'BamaMag.com in addition to providing news for a number of other Scout.com websites, makes Bone a significant addition to Mike & The Big Dog's staff.

A glimpse at some of Andrew Bone's work:  Andrew Bone sits down for a 1-on-1 with 2 of  the south's best.

"Andrew is a young and enthusiastic personality that will help our site establish a presence in the southeast where Rutgers has been known to target prospects.  In addition, Andrew's experience, football savvy and southern presence will help our website retain our unmatched presence in the state of Florida," added Forbes.

One of Mike & The Big Dog's most loyal supporters over the years, a proud member of the website since 2003, has been NJMojo.  NJMojo will join Mike & The Big Dog's as staff moderator of the message boards. 

"One of the more visible aspects of our site's presence has been the continued increase of our message board use.  As we expand our coverage and the Rutgers programs continue to improve, it became essential that we have a constant presence on our message boards as their usage continues to increase.  We are grateful to NJMojo, whose initiative and desire will serve a tremendous addition for the Rutgers community," stated Forbes.


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