Meet the Writers

Nicholas Durst – Founder of Nick Knack News. Received his Bachelors degree in Mass Communications from St. John’s University in Staten Island. Received his Masters degree in Sports Business Global Media from NYU. Had interned at WFAN, MSG, MTV and with Rutgers Football. Host of Brooklyn Cyclones weekly web show Cyclones TV. Follow on twitter: @Nick_Durst.

Jamie Rosner – Received his Bachelors degree in Philosophy, Politics, & Law from Binghamton University. Currently teaching English in Israel. Die-hard Mets fan with extensive knowledge of MLB history.

J.T. Brown – Contributor to Nick Knack News. Received his Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from St. John’s University. Former Marine (0311/8152), Former Social Media Manager at Go Social NYC, Producer/Guest Host of The Continual Condition on, currently a Digital Marketing Manager. Follow him on twitter:  @SI_Sports.

Joe Calabrese – Copy Editor and Staff Writer for He is a former NBC Sports Editorial Intern, FanSided contributor and sports writer. He graduated Marist College in 2014 with a Bachelors Degree in Communications and Journalism. In addition to being a proud Red Fox and huge sports nut — he loves his Rangers and Yankees — he is a huge WWE fan and considers himself a professional wrestling historian. Follow him on Twitter: @JoeCalabreseNHL

Andrew Bracco – Multi time Fantasy Football and Baseball Champion. Lifelong fan of the WWE.

Anthony Gallo – Received his Bachelors degree in Mass Communications from St. John’s University in Staten Island. Currently runs the Board for WFAN. He also works as a Video Producer for CBS Sports’ Tiki and Tierney show. Briefly wrote for the blog HipHopShortStop.

John Maffeo – aka Maffman Jones, is a YouTube movie reviewer and has being going strong for over four years! He’s collaborated with various well known personalities and interviewed a handful of colorful celebrities at events such as New York Comic Con. When he’s not talking about movies, he also enjoys creating short films in multiple genres!

Frank Todaro – St. Francis College, Co-Host of Talking Wrestling with Jimmy and Frank

James Joseph Fallucca the 3rd – Received his criminal justice degree from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Has worked at Staten Island University Hospital since 2008. Since 2014, James along with his cohost Frank Todaro have reviewed professional wrestling programming on their YouTube show “Talk Wrestling with Jimmy & Frank”. Recently have started to discuss politics & will soon venture into reviewing sports.

Brad Popkin – a digital media journalist, who earned his B.S. in Journalism from the College of Staten Island. You can find his work on sites like Sports Illustrated, Bleacher Report, Scout, Men’s Fitness and MMA Mania. Brad is a fan of the New York Knicks, New York Mets and New York Giants. 


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