About ‘The Sports Column’

The Sports Column has been developed to create a non-exclusive, equal opportunity sports community, where anyone can publish their work. Some contributors use The Sports Column to build their resumes. Others just enjoy writing about sports.

Read more about TSC–its philosophy and approach–in this article written by Frank Fear.

*Special thanks to everyone that has contributed to site since its development, to create the site you see today, especially our team, which includes Jeffrey Powers, Frank Fear, Frank Weber, and Jordan Johnson.  Also thanks to Brandie Dickinson for her tireless support.*

Meet the Team

Brett Dickinson, Founder/Creator, CEO, & Developer

profile pic

Brett Dickinson

I am the Creator of The Sports Column. I developed the site to give everyone a chance to write quality sports articles. I am also the Director of Community Relations for the Ed Block Courage Award Foundation and formerly a producer/board operator at CBS Radio Baltimore. I was an on-air host for the Brett and Barry Show, as well as a producer for WNST, 1570am Baltimore. I have also worked in sports broadcasting for several years at WBAL Baltimore and DC50 Washington D.C.


Jeffrey Powers, Co-Creator & Digital Strategist/Developer 


Jeff Powers

My name is Jeffrey and I’m the co-creator and digital strategist of The Sports Column (@TheSportsColumn). I’m a Web Developer (HTML, CSS & WordPress) and when I’m not doing that or working behind the scenes at The Sports Column. I’m also husband, father, and die-hard Redskins fan. I’ve been know to be a pretty nice guy all-round as well.



Frank Fear, COO and Managing Editor

Frank Fear

Frank Fear

I’m responsible for keeping the site up-to-date with the latest articles. I edit and post submissions from across the country and around the world. I began writing about sports in high school, served as sports editor for my collegiate paper, and worked in the SID’s Office at St. John Fisher College. Deciding on a career in academics, I had a 35-year career at Michigan State as faculty member and administrator. My specialty is sports commentary. There’s more to sports than the games.


Frank Weber, Assistant Editor

Frank Weber

I’m Frank Weber, Assistant Editor at The Sports Column. I help with the editing process, which involves the proofreading and tightening up of submissions that come from all over the world. I’m currently a student at the State University of New York College at Geneseo. After graduation I plan on getting a master’s degree in journalism and pursuing a career in sports journalism. I’ve spent countless hours as a communications major writing and editing work. I’m glad to have found a position that combines my two passions–writing and sports..  


Jordan Johnson, Social Media Coordinator

Jordan Johnson-56

Jordan Johnson

I work on the daily operation of the website including posting articles and promoting on social media. I’m a teenager whose goal is to be a sports journalist. I love sports and I spend most of my free-time watching, talking, or writing about sports. l love writing about sports because it gives me the freedom to voice my opinions about something I love and am passionate about.