Mike Bass is a nationally honored sports reporter, editor and author who served on newspaper staffs in Detroit, Cincinnati and St. Paul. He most recently was deputy editor overseeing Big Ten coverage for Cox Media Group’s digital operation. Mike has covered everything from the World Series to the Super Bowl. He has gone fishing with Deion Sanders, walked a picket line with Boomer Esiason, hung out at a basketball game with Ken Griffey Jr. and Sr., and sat on the bench for a season with Bob Huggins. Mike also has freelanced for ESPN, Bleacher Report and Sporting News, among others, and taught graduate and undergraduate classes at Northwestern and DePaul.