About The Big Lead

The Big Lead is a website owned by Minute Media that mainly covers sports but also touches on everything from pop culture to politics.

Ryan Glasspiegel

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Ryan Glasspiegel enjoys cheap beer and expensive bourbon. He roots for the Packers, Badgers, Brewers, and Bucks.

Kyle Koster

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Kyle Koster is the Managing Editor of The Big Lead and hopes to still be alive when the Detroit Lions win a playoff game. He blew it in Final Jeopardy, but other than that, has few regrets.

Brian Guiffra

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Brian Giuffra is the Editor-in-Chief of The Big Lead. He enjoys humbling pastimes like rooting for the Knicks and Mets and playing golf and challenges like convincing people why LeBron James is the GOAT. 

Liam McKeone

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Liam is a Fordham grad and proud former English major who grew up south of Boston. He enjoys reading, video games, loudly arguing about sports, and stands alone as an unapologetic New England sports fan in New York City. 

Bobby Burack


Bobby covers sports media and hosts a podcast for The Big Lead. He enjoys pointing out the biases in the media and how the NBA is covered too softly. The Leftovers is the greatest show of all-time and Seinfeld just doesn't do it.

Ryan Phillips


Ryan is a senior writer at The Big Lead. A San Diego-based sports writer, he holds a journalism degree from Indiana University (yes he left San Diego for Bloomington, Indiana voluntarily). He has no children, no pets, two bad knees and a crippling addiction to HBOGo.