Alek Arend, currently serving as Deputy Editor at Athlon Sports, is a seasoned sports journalist with a strong focus on breaking news coverage. Since joining Athlon Sports in 2022, this Brigham Young University-Idaho graduate has played a pivotal role in the site’s rapid growth. Alek’s career journey also includes past roles as the West Coast Editor for The Spun by Sports Illustrated, and he has a significant background in sports reporting, notably covering the Oregon football and women’s basketball teams for 247Sports’ Duck Territory.

Under Alek’s guidance, Athlon Sports has evolved into a premier destination for sports enthusiasts nationwide, amassing more than 20 million page views per month during football season. As a leader in the field, Alek helms a team of dedicated breaking news writers.

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