Faculty Experts - Michael J. Bradley

Villanova University College of Liberal Arts and Science

Michael J. Bradley
Department of Communication
Villanova University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 

Areas of Expertise: 

  • Sports Journalism
  • Trends in Journalism 


A former newspaper reporter with more than 10 years of experience, Michael Bradley is at home discussing sports and the future of sports journalism.  He currently contributes to several national sports publications and is a weekly columnist for Philadelphia Magazine’s “Philly Post” online blog. Bradley is a host on 97.5 FM The Fanatic, Philadelphia’s sports radio station; he contributes to SirusXM’s Mad Dog Radio program, and serves as Comcast SportsNet’s college sports expert.  He previously has acted as a college football analyst for the NFL Network. 


  • B.A., University of Michigan

Selected Publications

  • Bradley, Michael, Big Games: College Football’s Greatest Rivalries, Potomac Press, 2006.
  • Bradley, Michael, Football All-Stars: The NFL’s Best, Sports Illustrated for Kids Books, 2003.
  • Bradley, Michael, Big Blue: 100 Years of Kentucky Wildcats Basketball, The Sporting News, 2002.
  • Bradley, Michael, Doherty, Bill, Herman, Bruce, Michael Jordan Scrapbook, Publications International Limited, 1998.
  • Bradley, Michael, Consumer Guide Editors, Raging Bulls!: NBA Champs, Publications International Limited, 1996.
  • Authored 12 books on various sports personalities for the Marshall Cavendish Corporation

Selected Professional Experience

  • Adjunct Instructor, Neumann University
  • Adjunct Instructor, St. Joseph’s University
  • Staff Writer and Correspondent, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Reporter, Montgomery Newspapers

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