Derek J. Hernandez is the founder of NoCoastBias.com and also contributes as a staff writer.
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Contributor since: March 2012
Present location: Omaha, NE via Denver, CO
Sports Coverage: NBA, College Basketball, NFL, College Football, WWE
Favorite Sports Moment: The helpless look on Steve Spurrier’s face during the second half of the 1996 Fiesta Bowl followed by the Boston Red Sox winning game seven of the 2004 ALCS to complete their 0-3 series comeback.
Derek’s sports “claims to fame” include:
- Winning the 1993 Flowerfield Spelling Bee
- Hitting the game-winning shot during the 1996 Little Big Man Basketball Tournament Championship game
- Having his Twitter question featured as the lead topic in Stewart Mandel’s July 15, 2009 edition of the College Football Mailbag
- Getting in a brief Twitter argument with Stephen A. Smith
- Being invited to spin at various events by the Denver Nuggets’ official DJ, DJ Bedz (check out Derek as DJ Stylee here and here)
- Being born on the same island as RGIII (Okinawa)
- Beating the Honky Tonk Man for his belt and then having him take a picture with me after the match (see image below)